The Univeristy of Melbourne The Royal Melbourne Hopspital

A joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital


Research Projects

Project: Understanding the transcriptomic dynamics that govern the infective process of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Coin Group

This project in Mycobacterium tuberculosis transcriptomics aims to understand the transcriptomic dynamics in tuberculosis and offers a unique opportunity to uncover the intricate regulatory networks that govern their infective dynamics. We will leverage cutting-edge transcriptomics techniques using long-read sequencing nanopore technologies to provide insights into mycobacterial infections. These studies will contribute to the development of novel, rapid and effective diagnostics.

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Project Supervisor

Prof Lachlan Coin

Project Co-supervisor

Dr Thi Nhu An Nguyen

Project availability

Coin Group

3 vacancies

Viral Infectious Diseases
Antimicrobial Resistance
Bacterial and Parasitic Infections
Cross Cutting Disciplines
Discovery Research
Computational Science and Genomics
Clinical and health systems research

The Coin group applies genomic sequencing to characterise and understand the dynamics of  human and bacterial genomics and transcriptomics. We utilise long-read, real-time sequencing for detection and characterization of bacterial pathogens direct from samples, and are leaders in the development of host immune response biomarkers for detection of bacterial and viral infections.We develop and use algorithmic approaches for analysis of high throughput sequence data.