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I am currently working on a geomicrobial project using genome-resolved metagenomics to investigate the natural microbial communities involved in the breakdown of lanthanide phosphate minerals in granitic regolith. Previously I worked as a molecular scientist for the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries on two projects: The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program and the Emergency Response Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus Incursion.
Phyllosticta cavendishii has been recorded in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia occurring on non‐Cavendish bananas since 1991. The race of P. cavendishii that infects Cavendish bananas is considered exotic to Australia and classified as an emergency plant pest. In July 2013, P. cavendishii was detected on Cavendish bananas near Darwin, NT. H...
Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative environmental bacterium that causes melioidosis, a potentially life-threatening infectious disease affecting mammals, including humans. Melioidosis symptoms are both protean and diverse, ranging from mild, localized skin infections to more severe and often fatal presentations including pneumonia, septic...