Prof Ana Traven

Laboratory Head
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash University

Research Activities

medical mycology, fungal infections, host-pathogen interactions, innate immune responses, metabolic control of infections.


gene regulation, live cell imaging, candidaemia infection model in mice, fungal molecular genetics and cell biology

Disease Models

Systemic  model of Candida infection

Genetically Modified Organisms

Candida albicans
Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Other Lab Members

Ms. Tricia Lo
Dr. Madhu Shankar
Ms Sharon Yau
Dr. Jiyoti Verma
Dr. Harshini Weerasinghe
Dr. Claudia Simm
Mr Francios Olivier