Researcher biography

Chris De Voss is a PhD candidate in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences. Whilst completing a Bachelor of Science at UQ, he studied microbiology and immunology and developed a keen interest in bacterial pathogenesis. During this time, he joined the Tuberculosis research laboratory and completed several research projects, before undertaking his Honours degree. The aim of his current research is to characterise protein virulence factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, with the goal of identifying candidate antigens for a novel Tuberculosis vaccine. 

Chris’ principal advisor is Associate Professor Nicholas West.