Welcome to the

Environmental and Public Health

Microbiology Laboratory

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Welcome to the webpage of the Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Laboratory, located in the Civil Engineering Department at Monash University, Clayton, Australia. The laboratory was officially opened in 2009 by Professor Edwina Cornish, and has grown from just two researchers to more than 20 in the past 8 years. 

The EPHM Lab crew work on the topic of microbiology in urban and rural water systems. We have expertise in culturing organisms from the environment, animal faeces and humans, but also have expertise in molecular microbiology. 

This website aims to provide you with the following information about:

We would like to thank all our funding partners for contributing to our research. Further thanks goes to the creators of the EPHM Lab Logo (Katia Bratieres, Christelle Schang and her brother, Ana Deletic).