Eng Chua

Dr, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M504), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Chua obtained his PhD in Microbiology at The University of Western Australia in 2011 upon the completion of his research project characterising the functional roles of autotransporter proteins in the pathogenesis of Shigella flexneri. He then worked on Burkholderia pseudomallei for a year at the University of Malaya before joining Nobel Laureate Prof. Barry Marshall’s research group to study Helicobacter pylori. Apart from having an extensive range of molecular microbiology skills, Dr. Chua is also a bioinformatician with substantial experience in the handling and analysis of genomics, transcriptomics and metagenomics datasets.

Roles and responsibilities

  • MICRM888 Unit Coordinator
  • Helicobacter pylori research
  • Provides bioinformatics training and support

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Microbiology, PhD, Characterisation of autotransporter genes carried on the she pathogenicity island of Shigella flexneri, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 19 Sept 2011

Research expertise keywords

  • Molecular microbiology
  • Helicobacter pylori research
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Bioinformatics

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