Mycobacteriology
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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.