About AID

Established in 2011, the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland, and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

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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