Dr Racheal Tarlinton

Associate Professor Rachael Tarlinton
Veterinary Medicine and Science

Expertise summary

I work on infectious diseases of animals, including wildlife, domestic and livestock species. Current collaborations in Australia (koala retrovirus) and India (coronaviruses in horseshoe bats and small carnivores) are focussed around cross species transmission of viruses in wildlife species. Past projects in this region have included rabies and tick born diseases in roaming street dogs in India.

Research group: One Virology.

More information can be found on Dr Tarlinton's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Dr Tarlinton is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Media credentials

I've done extensive media work on animal related issues with a wide variety of print, TV and radio media including BBC regional and national and ABC Australia.

Industry credentials

We've worked with producer levy boards on diseases of sheep and with industry link projects on development of diagnostic tests for animal diseases. Current work has included a lot of antiviral efficacy testing for surface coatings.


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