Dr Francesca Frentiu

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Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences


Personal details

Positions

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences

Keywords

arbovirus, dengue virus, chikungunya, Zika virus, climate change, evolution, mosquito

Discipline

Medical Microbiology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD in Evolutionary Genetics (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

For more information regarding Dr Francesca Frentiu's  research profile please open this link to the Infection and Immunity Research Page: https://research.qut.edu.au/infectionandimmunity/

Teaching

Unit Coordinator

  • LQB362 Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases
  • LQB494 Pathogen Biology and Pathogenesis

Coordinator

  • Peer Leader Program (Infection and Immunity Major)

Awarded Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2020

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Francesca, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Awards

Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Evolutionary processes and emergence of novel dengue virus lineages
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rachael Murray
  • tilising in vitro and in vivo methods to improve our understanding of Plasmodium knowlesibiology
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
  • Xeno-surveillance of Ross River virus
    PhD, Associate Supervisor

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)