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Staff Profile:

Robin Gasser

Professor Robin Gasser Tierarzt (Bern), DVM (Zurich), PhD & DVSc (Melbourne)
Professor in Veterinary Parasitology

Professor Gasser commenced employment with the Faculty of Veterinary Science in 1990, as a lecturer in Veterinary Parasitology. He had previously been employed by the University of Zurich and held a number of research fellowships. He is presently the Associate Dean (international students) and Principle Investigator of the Gasser Laboratory (Parasite genetics and genomics research)

Contact details:
Telephone: +61 3 9731 2283
Facsimile: +61 3 9731 2366
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Associate Dean - International Students
Deputy Head of Department – Werribee

Teaching Responsibilities:
250-205 Veterinary Parasitology

Field of Expertise:

Research Interests:
Molecular Parasitology

Current Research Projects:
Molecular identification and characterisation of parasites
Molecular diagnosis of parasitism
Mitochondrial genomics
Molecular aspects of parasite reproduction and development
Mutation scanning methods for the analysis of genetic variation

Committee Memberships:
Member of the Faculty of Veterinary Science's Executive Committee, the Planning and Resources Committee and the Veterinary Research and Graduate Studies Committee

Other Links:
Gasser Laboratory (Parasite genetics and genomics)

Member of Research Groups:
Parasitology and Cestode Vaccines (Research Leader)

Further Publications: PubMed Search