Emeritus Professor Ben Adler

Emeritus Professor
Department of Microbiology
Monash University

ben.adler@monash.edu

Research Activities

Pathogenesis of fowl cholera, caused by Pasteurella multocida.
Genomics and genetics of Leptospira and genome mining for vaccine development.
Pathogenesis of melioidosis; interaction of Burkholderia pseudomallei with host cells.
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Techniques/Expertise

Standard molecular biology (PCR, sequencing, cloning, hybridization etc.)
Infection models
Signature tagged mutagenesis
Bacterial microarrays
Proteomics of bacterial membrane proteins
Genome sequencing and annotation
High throughput cloning and expression

Collaborations

University of Sydney
CSIRO Livestock Industries
Institut Pasteur, Paris
Khon Kaen University, Thailand
University of California, Los Angeles

Disease Models

Fowl cholera in chickens P. multocida infection in mice
Leptospira infection in hamsters and mice

Research Images

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 18

    17th International Congress of Immunology

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  • Oct 20

    7th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

    Hofburg Conference Center, MORE INFO
  • Oct 28

    Australian Influenza Symposium

    Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point Campus REGISTER | MORE INFO