Dr Tony Velkov

Dr Tony Velkov completed PhD in 2000 from Monash University. His anti-infective discovery research is at the leading edge globally. He was awarded a NHMRC Research Fellowships in 2006, 2011 and 2014. The quality and impact of his independent research was recognized by the NHMRC with an Excellence Award in 2011. He has published over 50 papers in high-caliber journals, 3 book chapters and 15 conference presentations. The dynamic team he leads consists of 3 postdocs, 3 RAs and 9 PhD students. Over the last 6 years, he has obtained >$9M funding from the NIH, NHMRC and foundations.

Session 3: Improvements to existing anti-infective agents and repurposing drugs
Monday 3  April 
Chair: Professor Jian Li

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