Dr Mark Davies
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- Senior Research Fellow
- Host Pathogens Interactions , Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections
- Discovery Research, Epidemiology, Genomics, Indigenous Health, Public Health
- Department of Microbiology and Immunology (DMI)
Dr Mark Davies completed his PhD at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in 2007, before undertaking postdoctoral studies at the University of York in the UK. In 2009, he was awarded an NHMRC postdoctoral training fellowship within the laboratory of Professor Gordon Dougan at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK and Prof Mark Walker the University of Queensland. In late 2015, he was appointed as the Inaugural Doherty – Sanger Fellow within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. His principle research interests are in the application of genome sequencing approaches to understanding emergence and evolution of key bacterial pathogens including Streptococcus pyogenes.