Division of Molecular Biology & Human Genetics
Mycobacteriology: Mycobacterial Physiology
Our research is aimed at better understanding the physiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. We utilise a combination of mycobacterial genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry to study the pathogen's metabolism. A major focus of our work is studying cofactor biosynthetic pathways in mycobacteria, and elucidating the role that these pathways play in pathogenesis.