Centre Activities
WHO GISRS Surveillance
Training for Influenza Laboratories
Research and Collaborations
Education Opportunities
Centre Publications
Reports and Newsletters

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza (VIDRL)
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
792 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

T +61 3 9342 9300
F +61 3 9342 9329

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

A/Prof Aeron Hurt, Senior Research Scientist
Honorary Principal Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne

Email: aeron.hurt@influenzacentre.org

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A/Prof Sheena Sullivan, Senior Epidemiologist
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Melbourne
Visiting Research Fellow, School of Population Health, The University of Adelaide

Email: sheena.sullivan@influenzacentre.org

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Dr Annette Fox, Senior Research Scientist

Email: annette.fox@influenzacentre.org

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Prof Patrick Reading, Centre Educator
Honorary Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne

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