- Professor James Beeson, Head of Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Laboratory, Burnet Institute
James is a medical researcher and Public Health Physician (registered in Australia). He completed his medical degree at Monash University and subsequent Advanced Fellowship Training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. After completing a PhD in 2001, he worked in the field of global health for over 20 years with a focus on infectious diseases and maternal and child health. His work includes research and public health activities in East and Central Africa, South East Asia and Papua New Guinea.