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SEMINAR: Nucleic acid sequencing technologies: Wows and Woes

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Nucleic acid sequencing technologies: Wows and Woes : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Other events...
The Speaker: Dr Watson trained as a molecular biologist in the United Kingdom and conducted his first post doc with Prof Steven Holgate, Prof Newton Morten and Prof. Patricia Jacobs in Southampton , UK performing genetic linkage analysis to Atopy and allergic disease. In 1994 he took up a position as the manager of the Centre for Cell and molecular Biology at the University of Western Australia.

In 1996 he was successful in obtaining NH&MRC funding for a project looking at the molecular aspects of the Murine AIDS virus. Dr Watson then moved to a research position within the WA Health Department at Royal Perth Hospital Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases to study the Hepatitis C Virus which remains one of his main research areas to date.

In 2006 Dr Watson took up the position of Manager of the newly established Geomics Node of the Lotterywset Biomedical facility located within the Department of Immunology and Immunogenetics at Royal Perth Hospital.

Dr Watson has been highly active in organising conferences both local and national (CBSM and ASM) and has previously chaired CBSM 92002-2005). Dr Watson is an ASMWA committee member and is the chair of the WA health Hepatitis C Virus statewide database development group.

He joined the Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases as the Laboratory Manager in December 2008. His most active area of current research is in the area of the Hepatitis C virus with particular focus on molecular immunology and antivirals.
Speaker(s) Dr Mark Watson, Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Murdoch University
Location Seminar room 1.81, Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology building north
Contact Debbie Hull <[email protected]> : 6488 3313
Start Tue, 15 May 2012 13:00
End Tue, 15 May 2012 14:00
Submitted by Debbie Hull <[email protected]>
Last Updated Thu, 10 May 2012 11:47
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