Dr Virginie Gaget
Grant Funded Researcher (B)
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr Gaget is a post-doctoral researcher within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide.
She has an expertise of over 15 years in microbiology and environmental sciences and is now applying her skills to medical sciences. She is currently working on an MRFF project looking at the medical and social impact of mobile radiology for patients living in residential aged care facilities.
- My Research
- Grants and Funding
- Professional Activities
My activities relate to:
1) The development and conduct of research on the function of the gut microbiome and its implications on health and disease onset;
2) The coordination of an MRFF grant on the impact of mobile radiology on patients living in residential aged care facilities;
3) The contribution to health technology assessments at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - ongoing Post-doctoral researcher University of Adelaide 2019 - 2020 Research officer Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2017 - 2019 Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Adelaide 2012 - 2017 ARC Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Adelaide 2010 - 2012 Research Post-Doctoral Fellow SA Water 2008 - 2009 Research Post-Doc Fellow Veolia Environment
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak and peer review French Can read, write, speak and peer review German Can understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2004 - 2008 Paris Diderot University France PhD in Microbiology and Virology 2003 - 2004 University Nancy I France Masters degree in Water Chemistry and Microbiology 2002 - 2003 University of La Rochelle France Honours in Marine Ecology 1999 - 2002 Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 / University of La Rochelle France Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences
Date Title Institution Country 2009 - 2009 Cyanobacterial bloom dynamics, production and control of odour metabolites in Chinese and Australian Reservoirs Australian Water Quality Centre Australia 2003 - 2004 High sensitive real-time PCR for the detection of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella spp. In drinking water supplies and conditioned water University of Paris-Sud, Orsay France 2003 - 2003 Impact of Foraminifera populations on benthic bacterial communities of Aiguillon Bay (France) Foraminifera’s impact on benthic bacterial communities of Aiguillon Bay (France) University of La Rochelle, La Rochelle France 2003 - 2003 Enumeration of pelagic and benthic viral populations present in Aiguillon Bay: comparison of abundance and morphology (France) University of La Rochelle, La Rochelle France
Date Title Institution name Country 2011 Quarantine Accredited staff AQIS Australia — Coxswain II AMFA Australia
Year Citation 2020 Keneally, C. (2020). Towards Recovery of the Coorong: A Framework for Investigating Denitrification, Diversity & Other Functional Roles of Microbial Communities in Hypersaline Sediments. (Undergraduate Dissertation).
1) Funded category one projects:
- Brookes J., A. Humpage, M. Burch, P. Monis, T-F Lin. 2012. Bad tastes, odours and toxins in our drinking water reservoirs: are benthic cyanobacteria the culprits? ARC-Linkage grant. Experimental design, proposal writing. Preferred candidate. ($1.2M including partner contributions).
2) Other external sources of funding:
- Gaget V., J. Brookes, L. Van der Linden and P. Monis. 2016. Benthic algae: a toxic risk to be evaluated. Research for 13 program, Water Research Australia initiative – funding by the industry and governmental agencies including the Water Research Foundation (USA) ($347K).
Humpage A. CyanoSurvey project. 2009. Water Research Australia grant - experimental design and participation in proposal writing ($1.4M).
I am giving some lectures to the second and third year Freshwater Ecology students.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Co-Supervisor Microbial dark matter: linking structure, functional genetics and bioremediation potential of microbial communities in a degraded hypersaline estuary. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Christopher Clement Keneally
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Freshwater Microbial Ecology University of Adelaide Summer Scholarship Other Part Time Christopher Keneally
Date Engagement Type Partner Name 2017 - ongoing Consultant SeqWater 2017 - ongoing Consultant Melbourne Water 2017 - ongoing Consultant Barwon Water 2017 - ongoing Consultant Tasmania Water 2017 - ongoing Consultant Hunter Water 2017 - ongoing Consultant PUB, Singapore 2017 - ongoing Consultant Water Research Foundation (USA) 2012 - ongoing Consultant Water New South Wales 2010 - ongoing Consultant Water Research Australia 2008 - ongoing Consultant South Australia Water Corporation
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