Dr Eve Maunders

Research Assistant
Peter Doherty Institute
University of Melbourne

eve.maunders@unimelb.edu.au

Research Activities

My research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate homeostasis of essential transition metal ions, such as zinc and copper, in the gram-negative bacteria, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. These bacteria are exposed to both high and severely restricted metal concentrations within a host and environmentally. With this, I am interested in characterising the numerous metal transport systems that protect bacterial cells from metal intoxication and metal starvation, and how this can affect bacterial virulence and host-pathogen interactions. 

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Prof Elizabeth Hartland

Hudson Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Grant Jenkin

Department of Microbiology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Mr Sachith Gunasinghe

Department of Microbiology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Jul 5

    Annual Meeting for the Australian Society for Microbiology 2020

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Jul 6

    10th International Symposium for Fish Parasitology and Australian Society for Parasitology Annual Co

    Shangri-La Hotel Cairns MORE INFO
  • Jul 28

    World Hepatitis Day

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