Dr Sam Forster

Postdoctoral Fellow
Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases
Hudson Institute of Medical Research

+61 3 9594 7240
sam.forster@monash.edu

Research Activities

My research combines computational analysis, high throughput genomics and transcriptomics to investigate the interaction between host and microbiota. Optimized microbiota populations are rationally selected and characterized using bioinformatics algorithm development, molecular biology, microbiology, in-vitro cell culture and in-vivo models. My work aims to improve our understanding of the role of microbiota in determining host biology, specifically colonization resistance and infection.

Techniques/Expertise

Next Generation Sequencing
Computational Biology

Collaborations

Prof Paul Hertzog
Dr. Trevor Lawley

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 14

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2018

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    18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

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    Eradicate Cancer 2018

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