About

Jeff is a generalist microbiologist with an interest in tropical infection disease. When, many years ago from his safe and secure life in Sydney, he asked a wise mentor how he could be involved in work in PNG the answer was: seek it out. So he did, and his subsequent work in rural PNG focused his professional and personal life in many ways.

He leads the Public Health and Environmental Microbiology research group within the discipline of Microbiology and Immunology and heads up a number of research projects including those centred on the biogeography/ecology of melioidosis, molecular epidemiology and rural laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis, and the pathophysiology and epidemiology of the enigmatic, sago haemolytic disease.

Above all Jeff enjoys working with students, colleagues and collaborators in work that is intriguing, rewarding and relevant to the tropics.

Teaching
  • BM1001: Introduction to Biomedicine (Level 1; TSV)
  • BM1022: Physiological Systems and Processes 2 (Level 1; CNS & TSV)
  • MI2021: Introductory Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology (Level 2; TSV)
  • MI3021: Clinical Microbiology (Level 3; TSV)
  • MI3051: Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases (Level 3; TSV)
  • MI5051: Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases (Level 5; TSV)
  • ML3102: Laboratory Management and Quality Assurance (Level 3; TSV)
  • ML4303: Clinical Placement 1 (Level 4; TSV)
  • ML4304: Clinical Placement 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • ML4307: Haematology 1 (Level 4; TSV)
  • ML4308: Haematology 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • ML4404: Medical Laboratory Science Research Elective (Level 4; TSV)
  • PC2201: Infectious Diseases and Immunology for Pharmacists (Level 2; TSV)
  • PP3151: General Pathobiology (Level 3; TSV)
  • PP5151: General Pathobiology (Level 5; TSV)
  • TM5503: Human Parasitology (Level 5; TSV)
Interests
Professional
  • Medical Laboratory Science / Pathology
Research
  • Biogeography, ecology and molecular epidemiology of melioidosis
  • Validation of rural TB diagnostics
  • DR-TB surveillance and characterisation
  • Clinical epidemiology and pathophysiology of sago haemolytic disease
  • Discovery and development of novel antimicrobials / biocontrol agents
Teaching
  • Microbiology / Medical science
Publications

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 51+ research outputs authored by A/Prof Jeffrey Warner from 2001 onwards.

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

Current
  • The Study of Brucellosis in Cattle Within the Pacific Island Community as a Model for Disease Surveillance and Reporting (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Ti02 photocatalysis and Photodynamic Therapy as Sustainable Water Sterilization Methods in Barramundi aquaculture (PhD , Advsor Mentor)
  • The Clinical Epidemiology of Sago Haemolytic Disease, and It's Distribution and Determinants among Affected Communities in Western Province, Papua New Guinea (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Studies in the Ecology and Biocontrol of Burkholderia Pseudomallei (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Genomics and Transmission Dynamics of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in PNG and the Torres Strait (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Development and Validation of Molecular Tools to Identify Tuberculosis (Masters , Primary Advisor)
  • Epidemiological profile of tuberculosis patients from the Torres Strait Islands, including Treaty visitors from Papua New Guinea to the Torres Strait Protected Zone (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The epidemiology of tuberculosis in the Balimo district of Western Province, Papua New Guinea (PhD , Primary Advisor)
Completed
Collaboration

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  • 5+ collaborations
  • 4 collaborations
  • 3 collaborations
  • 2 collaborations
  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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  • 87.004, Veterinary & Biomedical Science (Townsville campus)
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