Associate Professor Torsten Seemann
- Lead Bioinformatician
- Enteric infections, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections, Emerging Infections
- Discovery Research, Genomics
- Microbiological Diagnostic Unit (MDU) Public Health Laboratory
Associate Professor Torsten Seemann is a bioinformatician specialising in applied microbial genomics. He is lead bioinformatician at MDU PHL and Doherty Applied Microbial Genomics. His primary role is to manage the hardware and software analysis infrastructure needed to modernise public health microbiology services by replacing traditional assays with high resolution whole genome sequencing, and to build a national data sharing network to facilitate pathogen and antimicrobial resistance surveillance, and link with similar international networks.