Dr Lex Leong

Dr Lex Leong is a Senior Medical Scientist in the Public Health and Epidemiology laboratory of SA Pathology, with a strong focus in the integration of genomic analysis into the epidemiological surveillance and bacterial outbreak investigations for the South Australian population. He found his passion in the field of microbial genomic during his post-doctoral training with Professor Geraint Rogers, where he collaborated with other medical scientists and epidemiologists from SA Pathology and SA Health. In 2018, he decided to join SA Pathology to further develop his interest in public health and epidemiological work. In addition, he has been a member of CDGN since the group’s inception, and he represents South Australia in the discussion on the national implementation of genomic framework.

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