Lab technician pipetting. Credit: UNSW/Richard Freeman

Research programs

From the lab to the streets, our institute has been at the forefront of scientific discoveries and public health breakthroughs. 

The Kirby Institute has 14 research programs, each dedicated to a specific aspect of our broad-ranging research on infectious diseases. Our programs are headed by world leaders in their fields and are made up of cross-disciplinary and collaborative teams. Our diverse programs and research strengths bring a wealth of expertise and experience to every project and study we work on.