Professor Mark Herzberg visits Sydney University

9 April 2009

Prof. Mark Carl Herzberg
Prof. Mark Carl Herzberg

Professor Mark Herzberg is currently a Visiting Fellow (January to April 2009) at the Institute of Dental Research and Faculty of Dentistry.

During this time Professor Herzberg will apply his expertise to current research activities within the Institute of Dental research in particular he has contributed an extensive collection of mutated bacteria for studies in an animal model of infectious endocarditis. These will define the key bacterial virulence factors and indicate specific therapeutic targets to control the disease. He will also deliver seminar presentations to postgraduate students, and staff of the Faculty of Dentistry.