Research Staff


Dr Jacqui Norris 

Dr Jacqueline Norris

Dr Norris current research projects involve feline (FCoV, FIV, FHV) and canine viruses (distemper; parvovirus), aetiology/pathogenesis of renal disease in cats, pathogenesis of dental diseases in companion animals, antimicrobial resistance patterns, and veterinary education. Her main research area is in the immunopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of the dreaded Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), a fatal feline coronavirus (FCoV) associated disease of domestic and wild cats. 
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Dr Katrina Bosward 

Dr Katrina Bosward 
Dr Bosward has been employed as a Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney since 2002.
Research interests include:
Dairy cattle mastitis of Mycoplasma and Streptococcus agalactiae aetiology;
Changes in antimicrobial sensitivity patterns of bacterial isolates from companion animals (dogs, cats, horses); Staphyloccoccus Pyoderma in dogs; Wound healing in mulesed sheep and alternatives to controlling blow fly strike in sheep; Chronic feline kidney disease (aetiology); Snake envenomation in dogs; Q Fever;
Member of the Farm Animal Health group based at the Camden campus.
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 Dr Muscatello

 Dr Gary Muscatello

Dr Muscatello research field covers:
Molecular microbiology with a focus on strain typing, antimicrobial susceptibility and DNA diagnostic techniques of bacterial pathogens.
Postdoctoral research is in the area of food-borne pathogen detection in production animals, specifically the identification of shiga-toxingenic E. coli (STEC) and STEC “supershedders” in cattle herds pre-slaughter as a means of enhancing food safety.
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Dr Hawke 

 Dr Christine Hawke

Research interests include:
Immunology – canine immune responses to vaccination; feline immune responses to feline coronaviruses in the pathogenesis of feline infectious peritonitis
Dental – aetiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease and feline tooth resorption
Educational – veterinary undergraduate education in professional practice (transition to practice, communication, ethics)
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