Prof. Julian Rood Monash University, Australia1 Talk
Julian Rood is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology at Monash University. He completed a BSc (Hons) degree and a PhD in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Melbourne, working on the genetics and biochemistry of extracellular enzyme production in Clostridium perfringens. In 1990 he was made... read morea Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology and in 1995 was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. At Monash he has expanded his research interests to encompass molecular aspects of microbial pathogenesis, particularly of anaerobic bacteria. He was awarded the 1995 Silver Jubilee Research Prize of the Monash University Faculty of Medicine for his research on the molecular genetics of anaerobic bacteria. From 2004 to 2006 he was President of the Australian Society for Microbiology.