Understanding evolution of dominant bacteria inhabiting the rodent gut

The gut microbiome is central to animal health and immune function, however we have an incomplete understanding of how this important symbiotic ecosystem evolved.

Extracting genomes of uncultured members of the human microbiome

An important aspect of our work with host-associated microbiomes involves investigating members of these communities that have yet to be cultured within the laboratory.

Understanding the contribution of the microbiome to the development of GVHD

Bone marrow and stem cell transplants are important therapies for cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that develop in blood forming tissues.

Modifying the microbiome for treatment of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is used to describe a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing.


Australian Centre for Ecogenomics
Level 5, Molecular Biosciences Bldg
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

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