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Graham   Burgess PhD

Adjunct Faculty


BVSc, Hons University of Queensland, Australia

PhD, Virology, University or Queensland, Australia


Avian influenza in wild birds in Australia

Chelonid Herpesvirus 5

Papillomavirus infections in horses and ruminants

Molecular epidemiology and drug resistance markers in human tuberculosis

Publication Highlights


Rusain Ariel E, Burgess G, Owens L. Investigation of an Idiopathic Lesion in Redclaw Crayfish Cherax Quadricarinatus Using Suppression Subtractive Hybridization. Journal of Virology & Microbiology. 2013.

Hoque MA, Tun HM, Hassan MM, Khan SA, Islam SA, Islam MN, Giasuddin M, Osmani TM, Islam A, Thornton RN, Burgess GW, Skerratt LF, Selleck P, Brun E, Debnath NC, Leung FC. Molecular epidemiology of influenza A (H5N1) viruses, Bangladesh, 2007-2011. Prev Vet Med. 2013;111:314–318.

Chang-Fung-Martel J, Gummow B, Burgess G, Fenton E, Squires R. A door-to-door prevalence study of feline immunodeficiency virus in an Australian suburb. J Feline Med Surg. 2013.

Baker A, Mayo M, Owens L, Burgess G, Norton R, McBride WJ, Currie BJ, Warner J. Biogeography of Burkholderia pseudomallei in the Torres Strait Islands of Northern Australia. J Clin Microbiol. 2013;51:2520-2525.

Hoque MA, Burgess GW, Greenhil AR, Hedlefs R, Skerratt LF. Causes of Morbidity and Mortality of Wild Aquatic Birds at Billabong Sanctuary, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. Avian Diseases. 2012;56:249-256.

Hoque MA, Burgess GW, Karo-Karo D, Cheam AL, Skerratt LF. Monitoring of wild birds for Newcastle disease virus in north Queensland, Australia. Prev Vet Med. 2012;103:49-62.

Hoque MA, Skerratt LF, Garland S, Burgess GW, Selleck P. (c) Adaptations of a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for the detection of antibodies to influenza A virus in horse sera for use in wild aquatic birds. Indian Journal of Virology. 2012;23:261-269.

Hayakijkosol O, Burgess G, Fauce Kl, Owens, L. The complete sequence of the Australia recognizate of Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus which causes white tail disease. Aquaculture. 2012;366/367:98-104.

Muzari MO, Burgess GW, Skerratt LF, Jones RE, Duran TL. Host preferences of tabanid flies based on identification of blood meals by ELISA. Vet Parasitol. 2010;174: 191-8.

Haynes L, Arzey E, Bell C, Buchanan N, Burgess G, Cronan V, Dickason C, Field H, Gibbs S, Hansbro P, Hollingsworth T, Hurt A, Kirkland P, McCracken H, O'Connor J, Tracey J, Wallner J, Warner S, Woods R, Bunn C. Australian surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds between July 2005 and June 2007. Aust Vet J. 2009;87:266-72.


Pathobiology, MANZCVS


Immunopathogenesis and Molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases