GREENING LAB | INTEGRATIVE MICROBIOLOGY

Established in 2016, the Greening Lab is based in the School of Biological Sciences of Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. We are a diverse team of microbiologists, biochemists, and ecologists working together to understand the survival strategies of environmental and pathogenic bacteria. We investigate microbial persistence in the context of three core themes — click on each image to learn more:

disease

biodiversity

NEWS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Major new publications

2019 has been an unprecedented year for the lab. We have published multiple articles in the top journals ISME Journal, Nature Communications, Nature Microbiology, and mSystems. Congratulations to all lab members and collaborators involved.

Welcome newcomers!

The lab has expanded in the last six months. We’re delighted to welcome Dr Rachael Lappan as a postdoc, Caitlin Welsh as an Honours student, and Katie Bayly, David Gillett, and Bob Leung as PhD students. Details of their backgrounds and projects can be found here.

Prestigious award

Chris has been awarded the Australian Society for Microbiology’s Jim Pittard Award for Early Career Researcher. He will present his award lecture, focusing on bacteria that live on air, in July.

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MEET THE TEAM

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Left to Right: Bob Leung (PhD), David Gillett (PhD), Guy Shelley (RA), Dr Rachael Lappan (postdoc), Sean Bay (PhD), Paul Cordero (PhD), Caitlin Welsh (Honours), Associate Professor Chris Greening, Dr Eleonora Chiri (postdoc), Dr Rhys Grinter (postdoc), Ashleigh Cropp (RA), Zahra Islam (PhD), Katie Bayly (PhD), Tent Jirapanjawat (PhD), Rajini Brammananth (RA, Coppel lab), Charles Mu (RA, Coppel lab), Abraham Freijah (Honours). Absent: Helena Chen (PhD) and Dr Paul Crellin (postdoc, Coppel Lab).

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