Professor in Parasitology
Director of the Parasite Genomics Program
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
University of Melbourne
Professor Gasser’s team works on socio-economically important parasites. Parasitic diseases cause millions of deaths and enormous suffering in people and animals around the world. His team uses advanced molecular and bioinformatic technologies to understand socio-economically important parasites at the molecular level, in order to develop new and improved treatments, vaccines and diagnostic tests for parasitic diseases.