Contacts

Doctor Joshua Hayward

Research Officer

Background

Dr. Hayward is a molecular virologist and computational biologist working within the Retroviral Biology and Antivirals research laboratory (RBA). His research involves the identification and characterisation of novel retroviruses in Australian mammals such as bats. He is also involved in research focussed on the microbiome within the female reproductive tract and the metabolites that they produce, with respect to their impact on sexually transmitted infections.

Dr. Hayward is a lecturer in molecular virology at Monash University and post-graduate supervisor of PhD and Honours students within the RBA.

Qualifications

  • 2016: PhD in Molecular Microbiology, Monash University, Australia
  • 2010: BScAdv(Hons), Monash University, Australia

Awards

  • 2020: Jim and Margaret Beever Fellowship
  • 2019: Australasian Virology Society Award
  • 2018: Harold Mitchell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2018: Ian Potter Award
  • 2017: Australasian Virology Society Award
  • 2016: Harold Mitchell Foundation Postgraduate Fellowship
  • 2015: Monash University Teaching Commendation based on student evaluations
  • 2010: Monash University Department of Microbiology Ed Westaway Prize
  • 2010: Monash Vice Chancellor’s Honours-PhD Scholarship

Projects (6)

Current (4)

  • Antimicrobial and immune modulatory effects of vaginal microbiota metabolites

  • Burnet Microbiome Initiative

  • Impact of a vaginal microbiota metabolite on epithelium integrity and HIV susceptibility

  • Intrinsic host antiviral activity against pathogenic viruses

Publications (11)

2021 (2)

2020 (3)

2019 (1)

2018 (2)

2016 (1)

2015 (1)

2013 (1)

News Articles (9)

2020 (3)

2018 (4)

2015 (1)

2012 (1)