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Infectious Disease Research at Otago highlights research excellence in human, animal, and environmental health

Infectious disease research at the University of Otago highlights the research expertise and activities of scientists investigating human, animal, and environmental infectious diseases in Aotearoa / New Zealand.

We also partner with a wide range of stakeholders, institutions and communities beyond Aotearoa / New Zealand to collaborate on infectious disease issues of global significance.

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Animal, plant, and environment

  • Agriculture
  • One Health concept
  • Zoonotic pathogens

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Disease prevention and control

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • New therapies
  • Vaccines

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Understanding bacteria, viruses, and parasites

  • Ecology
  • Microbial structural physiology
  • Virology