Associate Professor
Makrina Totsika

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Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences


Personal details

Positions

Principal Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects

Keywords

bacterial pathogenesis, adhesins, biofilms, virulence, urinary tract infections, intestinal infections, E. coli, Salmonella, antimicrobial resistance, antivirulence therapeutics

Discipline

Medical Microbiology, Microbiology, Genetics

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

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Edinburgh)

Professional memberships and associations

Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology (FASM), Member of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Member of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)

Teaching

Microbiology 2nd and 3rd year units - LQB362, LQB594

Infectious Diseases Capstone unit - LQB694

WILS, VRES, Honours, Masters, MPhil and PhD program

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Characterising Regions of Genomic Variation in 'Critical Priority' Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Pathogens
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Johanna Kenyon, Dr Yaoqin Hong
  • INVESTIGATING BACTERIAL PERSISTENCE IN URINARY TRACT INFECTION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW THERAPEUTICS
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • The Role of DsbA in Klebsiella pneumoniae virulence
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Anthony Verderosa