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Keynote Speaker For Infectious Diseases Conference 2021 - Katja Fischer
Katja Fischer
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute,Australia


Dr Katja Fischer (ARC Future Fellow 2013, NHMRC SRF 2019) is a Group Leader at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane, Australia. She completed her undergraduate training as a molecular Parasitologist at the University of Freiburg, Germany, followed by a PhD in molecular biology of malaria parasites at the University of Würzburg, Germany. She moved to QIMR Berghofer MRI in 1999, became Laboratory Head in 2007 and Group Leader in 2013. Her laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer MRI is one of very few groups worldwide providing crucial biomedical research towards reducing scabies and associated secondary infections.