7 Jul 2020

As part of the Wild Comparative Immunology Consortium (WACI; https://www.wacimmuno.com/) Dr. Laura Grogan from our Team recently published a perspective in Science about the importance of integrating comparative immunology to improve human, animal, and ecosystem health...

6 Feb 2020

Dr. Laura Grogan was recently awarded the Australian Academy of Science's prestigious J G Russell Award!

"The J G Russell Award is for highly ranked Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Awardees, topping up their existing funding. It is aimed at...

12 Jan 2020

Members of our research team, colleagues and friends recently attended the 9th World Congress of Herpetology, 5-10th January, 2020, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. It was an excellent congress, and there was a large contingent of amphibian chytridiomy...

14 Nov 2019

At the Conference Dinner of the Wildlife Disease Association Australasia's 2019 conference in Tasmania (Little Swanport, 29th Sept - 4th Oct), Dr. Laura Grogan was awarded the Barry L. Munday Recognition Award 2019!

The Barry L. Munday Recognition Award is the Australas...

5 Nov 2019

Research Fellow Dr. Laura Grogan is thrilled to have been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)!

Laura has been awarded $426,742 to undertake the project "Understanding infection tolerance to improve mana...

4 Nov 2019

Our team have been funded via the Griffith University School of Environment and Science (ESC) ENGAGE grant scheme for the project "Impacts of fire-fighting chemicals on endangered frogs: Implications for conservation and management".

Investigators include Clare Morrison...

30 Jan 2019

Our synthesis on the sources of heterogeneity underlying extremely competent hosts (superspreaders etc.) is now online early in Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Impact Factor 15.938)! The paper was developed during a 2-day workshop on extreme competence held at Deakin...

23 Jan 2019

I'm excited to have been awarded $14,890 under the 2019 Griffith University New Researcher Grant Scheme for the project “A metabolomic investigation of the amphibian fungal skin disease, chytridiomycosis”!

Chytridiomycosis is a fatal fungal skin disease of amphibians th...

18 Dec 2018

Prof. Hamish McCallum and I have just been awarded a Griffith University 2019 International Workshop Award to a total of $8,760 ($6,260 from the Office for Research, and $2,500 from the Environmental Futures Research Institute)!

The emergence of fungal diseases is incre...

13 Dec 2018

Over the last few days several members of our team (Mariel Familiar Lopez, myself, Thais Sasso Lopes, Harry Hines, Dave Newell and Liam Bolitho) attended the combined meeting of the Australian Society of Herpetologists and the Society for Research on Amphibians and Rep...

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I'm an ARC DECRA Research Fellow at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. I have a background in ecology, epidemiology & veterinary science. I work at the interface of disease ecology/epidemiology and pathogenesis/immunology of infectious diseases of wildlife, unpacking our understanding of the relative importance of processes occurring at these two scales for outcomes on both the individual host and host population. My current research focuses on amphibian chytridiomycosis. 

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