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

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

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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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

  • 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
  • Investigating the Repertoire of DSBA Enzymes in Klebsiella Pneumoniae
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Anthony Verderosa