Virologist, University of Sydney

Dr Rebecca Rockett is a virologist at the University of Sydney’s Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity at Westmead Hospital.

Over the past 20 years she has held positions with NSW's Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, the Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, the Kirby Institute, the UK's National Health Service and Public Health England.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Virologist, The University of Sydney’s Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity at Westmead Hospital
  • 2015–2017
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  • 2008–2015
    Virologist, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute
  • 2007–2008
    Biomedical Scientist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • 2005–2007
    Virologist, Public Health England
  • 2004–2005
    Research assistant, The Kirby Institute
  • 2002–2004
    Technical officer, NSW State Reference Laboratory for HIV/AIDS
  • 2001–2002
    Technical officer and laboratory assistant, The Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Virology
  • 2000 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Biomedical Science