Prof Suresh Mahalingam

Prof Mahalingam has an international reputation in the field of viral pathogenesis and has spent the last 15 years investigating the interactions between viruses and their hosts. He obtained his PhD from the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University. He is currently Principal Research Leader and Professor of Virology at the Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University and head of the Emerging Viruses and Inflammation Research Group.

Research interest: Investigating mechanisms of how mosquito-borne viruses cause arthritis; Investigating mechanisms of how respiratory viruses exacerbates asthma; Investigating mechanisms of how viruses evade the immune system; Investigating viral factors that enable arboviruses to adapt in mosquitos; Designing and developing antivirals against viruses.


Tel: 07 5552 7178
Fax: 07 55528098
Email: s.mahalingam[at]