Multidisciplinary Center for Infectious Diseases (MCID)



Pursuing diverse aspects of research on microbial pathogens that cause infectious disease, including those with pandemic potential

The Microbiology cluster covers diverse aspects of research on on microbial pathogens that cause infectious disease and have pandemic potential. Research areas include host-pathogen interactions, diagnostics, One Health challenges, disease models, sentinel systems, biosafety and biosecurity in the overarching framework of pandemic preparedness. The cluster compromises experts from various fields of human and veterinary infection biology including clinical infectious diseases, microbiology, pathology and synthetic genomics.

For enquiries please contact Rebecca Limenitakis (

Cluster Chair and Co-Chair

Cluster Members