Investigators

AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

Associate Professor Scott Beatson (NHMRC CDF)

Scott Beatson

Associate Professor Scott Beatson’s research is improving understanding of the molecular mechanisms of infectious disease, using the genomes of medically important bacteria and key virulence factors.

The research aims to exploit this data to identify potential therapies.

He is interested in developing advanced bioinformatics software to effectively use “Next Generation” genome sequence data.

Publications by Scott Beatson

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