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Our people

Ō mātou tāngata

Director

James Ussher thumbnailDr James Ussher
Immunity to bacterial infection, antimicrobial resistance

Steering Committee

Richard Cannon thumbnailProfessor Richard Cannon
Oral microbiology and antifungal drug resistance 

Greg Cook thumbnailProfessor Greg Cook
Bacterial physiology and antimicrobial resistance

Merilyn Hibma thumbnailAssociate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer

Matloob Husain thumbnailDr Matloob Husain
Molecular virology, viral pathogenesis and epidemiology

Jo Kirman thumbnailAssociate Professor Jo Kirman
Applied and molecular immunology

Kurt Krause thumbnailProfessor Kurt Krause
Structural biology of infectious diseases, antimicrobial development, immunomodulatory proteins

Iain Lamont thumbnailProfessor Iain Lamont
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Andy Mercer thumbnailProfessor Andy Mercer
Molecular virology and viral pathogenesis

Russell Poulter thumbnailAssociate Professor Russell Poulter
Genomics of emerging infectious diseases

Our students and their research

The Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases supports the development of young scientists by offering summer studentships to undergraduate students. We also offer grants to assist postgraduate students to attend conferences.