Sarah Dunstan

Senior Research Fellow
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

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Biography

Dr Sarah Dunstan is a Senior Research Fellow at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne. Sarah uses genomics to understand host-pathogen interactions of infectious diseases. Sarah completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne in 1998 then undertook a postdoctoral at Imperial College, London.  In 2001, Sarah joined the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam and headed the Human Genetics group. Sarah developed a large program of work on enteric fever, tuberculosis and malaria. In 2013, Sarah returned to the University of Melbourne to continue infectious disease human genomics, and expanded her research to include pathogen genomics.  In a separate role for the Doherty Institute, Sarah is developing and implementing a strategy to facilitate and support multi-disciplinary clinical research and to enhance its impact.