Joanne Connolly obtained B.S., B.V.S. (honors), and Ph.D. degrees. She serves as a Senior Lecturer of veterinary microbiology and a Research Centre Fellow at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation. She teaches microbiology and is the Course Coordinator of the Captive Vertebrate Management Program at CSU. The major themes of her research are veterinary microbiology, and public health, as well as wildlife biology and disease. Her research topics of interest include Mucor amphibiorum, Cryptococcus neoformans, Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, and Chlamydophila in animals and host-agent-environmental relationships. Connolly acts as a Member of the Australian Society for Microbiology, the Australian Society for Veterinary Pathology, the Wildlife Disease Association, and the Australian Wildlife Health Network.
Biography Updated on 13 December 2012