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Senior Scientist, Enteric Viruses Laboratory, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory

Dr Leesa Bruggink is a Senior Medical Scientist in the Enteric Viruses Laboratory at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Peter Doherty Institute, Melbourne. Leesa is recognised for her expertise on the detection, epidemiology and evolution of norovirus, the leading cause of viral gastroenteritis.


  • 2005–present
    Senior scientist, VIDRL, The Peter Doherty Institute


  • 2016 
    CSU, PhD
  • 2006 
    LaTrobe University, Post Graduate Diploma of Forensic Science
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, BSc (Hons)