Infection and Immunity

Infection and Immunity

Mosquito midgut 24hrs after a blood meal infected with malaria
Malaria, tuberculosis and HIV are three of the major global infectious diseases causing significant death and disease, particularly in resource-poor countries.
The Infection and Immunity division aims to understand how infectious agents cause human disease and use this knowledge to develop new treatments.

Health impact

Infectious disease: chronic infections, dengue fever, hepatitis b, HIV, HTLV-1, malaria, melioidosis, toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, vaccines

Division news

Division publications Staff numbers

Divsion heads

Professor Alan Cowman

Professor Marc Pellegrini

Lab heads

Associate Professor Justin Boddey

Dr Diana Hansen

Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha

Associate Professor Wai-Hong Tham

Associate Professor Chris Tonkin

Division coordinator

Stella Kyvetos

High containment facilities

Insectary and PC3 facility: Dr Sara Erickson