Dr Andrew Ginn
Andrew Ginn is supervising scientist in the Antimicrobial Resistance Reference Laboratory at Westmead Hospital (NSW Health Pathology-ICPMR Westmead), a senior postdoctoral fellow in the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (CIDM) at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and a Senior Research Fellow in the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. He has over 15 years professional experience in the epidemiology and genetics of transmissible antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Gram-negative bacteria and the correlation of these with susceptibility phenotypes. He has been the lead scientist on 3 consecutive NHMRC grants in AMR and rapid diagnostics and supervises Honours, Masters and PhD students in his laboratory at Westmead. His current work focuses on the application of highly-multiplexed, high-throughput technologies to surveillance of AMR bacteria and large-scale susceptibility testing of bacterial pathogens.