Murdoch Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases Research international awards

  • Master
  • $2,000
  • 31 May 2021

The scholarship is linked to specific areas of study within the Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases (AMRID) Research Laboratory at Murdoch University.

There are seven different research topics available to choose from. Download the PDF for more information on each project:

  • Investigating the genetic factors responsible for daptomycin resistance in Enterococcus faecium from Australia
  • Effect of COVID-19 outbreak on epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in WA
  • Molecular characterisation of SCCmec IA in community associated methicillin resistant S. aureus
  • Design and optimise a clone specific methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus real time PCR assay
  • Investigating the genetic factor(s) responsible for teicoplanin resistance in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium from Australia
  • Molecular epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Australia, 2018-2020
  • Molecular characterisation of the van operon in vancomycin variable Enterococcus faecium (VVE)
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Enrolled in Honours Project supervised by Professor Geoffrey Coombs


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Please send through your application to Professor Geoffrey Coombs: :

  • Undergraduate Academic Report
  • CV

Highlighting your chosen Research Project:

  • Honours Project DaptoR Efm
  • Honours Project Ngonorrhoeae
  • Honours Project SCCmec IV CAMRSA
  • Honours Project Teicoplanin Resistance
  • Honours Project VREfm GC
  • Honours Project VVE faecium
  • Honours Project ST22

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