Research Projects and Collaborations


Our research activities encompass a broad range of areas, including mechanisms of influenza virus transmissibility, antiviral resistance, immune response, fundamental biology and epidemiology. We use several different methodologies, including molecular biology, animal models and population studies.

You can read more about our research groups below - we offer research projects in all areas listed. Please contact us if you are interested in undertaking an Honours, Masters or PhD project at the Centre.

List of centre publications


Sheena Sullivan

Associate Professor Sheena Sullivan

Senior Epidemiologist

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Immune responses to influenza

Annette Fox

Doctor Annette Fox

Senior Research Scientist

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Early recognition and response to influenza infection

Patrick Reading

Professor Patrick Reading

Centre Educator

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Antivirals and animal influenzas

Mariana Baz

Doctor Mariana Baz

Senior Research Scientist

Education Opportunities

As part of our research program, we offer projects for Honours, Masters and PhD students. Projects are generally undertaken in collaboration with a research laboratory from a partner institution and are co-supervised by a member of the research staff at WHO CCRRI and a staff member at the partner institution.

Please contact us if you would like to find out more information about opportunities for research projects.

Congratulations Paulina Koszalka

Paulina Koszalka Oration
Paulina Koszalka Oration slide

Congratulations to Ph. D student Paulina Koszalka for successfully completing her Oration/Ph. D Completion seminar on Thursday 18 November 2021

Her talk title was, 'Assessing antiviral resistance to baloxavir marboxil, an influenza polymerase inhibitor'