Our scope extends from molecular to clinical research of infectious diseases affecting humans, animals, and plants.
We have over forty experts from across the university making fundamental discoveries and translating these discoveries into practical applications against infectious diseases.
Members of the Webster Centre use a variety of methods in their research, ranging from chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, immunology and microbiology.
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07 Aug 2023
New prestigious role for Professor Jemma Geoghegan
After a global search, Professor Jemma Geoghegan has been appointed the Webster...
14 Oct 2021
TB research will make ‘enormous global health impact’
University of Otago researchers are behind a major scientific breakthrough which...
02 May 2019
Australasian Virology Society meeting, December 2019
The Webster Centre will be sponsoring the Australasian Virology Society's tenth...
- Applied and molecular immunology
- Bacterial physiology and antimicrobial resistance
- Genomics of emerging infectious diseases
- Human virology: human papillomavirus
- Human virology: influenza virus
- Immunity to bacterial infection
- Molecular virology and viral pathogenesis
- Oral microbiology and antifungal drug resistance
- Pseudomonas in kiwifruit
- Structural biology of infectious diseases