Dr Samantha Dando

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Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences

Personal details


Lecturer in Clinical Microbiology
Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects


Microglia, Central nervous system, Microbiology, Neurotropic pathogens, Immune privilege, Neuroimmunology, Ocular Immunology, Meninges, Brain, Retina


Immunology, Neurosciences, Medical Microbiology

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


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Australian Society for Microbiology (MASM)

Australasian Society for Immunology

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

International Society of Neuroimmunology

Neuroimmunology Australia

International Organization for Mycoplasmology



I contribute to undergraduate teaching within the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (LS40) and Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (LS47) courses:

  • LQB362: Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases
  • LQB494: Pathogen Biology and Pathogenesis
  • LQB562: Advanced Microbial Diagnostics



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