Research Fellow in our team, Dr. Laura Grogan, was recently awarded a 2018 Griffith Sciences Early Career Researcher Travel Grant ($3000) to attend the Amphibian Disease Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona - the pre-eminent international gathering of researchers working in the field of amphibian diseases, held at Arizona State University by Prof. James Collins and Dr. Elizabeth Davidson. Laura first made a trip out to Rochester, New York, to visit collaborator Prof. Jacques Robert, b
“But there are no bears in Australia!” was the most common response when I told friends I would be leaving my home country, Canada, for a four-month fellowship at Griffith University. That may be true, but there is still a lot to be shared through international collaboration. Indeed, it is the search for new partnerships, skills, and knowledge that has brought me here to the Griffith Disease Ecology lab group to work with Professor McCallum and Team. I am a postdoctoral fello
We're really excited to be looking for three enthusiastic new people to join our fabulous flying fox and Hendra virus research team! We're looking for a Senior Technical Officer and a Research Assistant to work full-time over the next 22 months and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a position over the next 18 m. Our project "Preventing emergence and spill over of bat viruses in high-risk global hotspots" involves an international collaboration of researchers (see here) addre
In this new post, meet Thais (read until the end to check what her name means!), an ecologist from Brazil that moved to Australia this year to join our team: "I was born and raised in São Paulo – the largest concrete jungle in South America (about 22 million people in its metropolitan complex). For the most part, I grew up surrounded by buildings and cars, so I don’t have many recollections on how I got myself into biology – perhaps it was a response to the urban environment.