Associate Professor Freya Fowkes - Burnet Institute

Associate Professor Freya Fowkes - Burnet Institute

Seminar Room 2
Start Time: 
Thu, 15/08/2019 - 12:00pm
End Time: 
Thu, 15/08/2019 - 1:00pm

​Eliminating Drug Resistant Malaria: How do we stop history repeating itself?


​Special seminar hosted by Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha

A/Prof Freya Fowkes is a NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Head of the Malaria and Infectious Disease Epidemiology group at the Burnet Institute, Melbourne.

She completed her doctorate in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and post-doctoral training at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Her research program spans basic science, epidemiology, statistics and mathematical modelling and focuses on malaria in high risk populations and antimalarial drug resistance. She is involved in several multinational studies of malaria elimination and works with international partners, including WHO and the National Malaria Control Programs, to translate findings into relevant malaria control, elimination and surveillance strategies.