A/PROF Scott Mueller

A/PROF Scott Mueller


  • Cellular immunology: lymphocyte biology and immune responses to pathogens
  • Multi-Photon microscopy use to examine immune system in vivo
  • Virology: viral propagation and murine infections



  • Dr Scott Mueller is an ARC Future Fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. Scott is a world leader in basic immunology research and advanced microscopy methods to visualise the cells of the immune system. Dr Mueller trained at Monash University and then The University of Melbourne where he completed a PhD, before heading to the USA where he completed post-doctoral training at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He then spent time working at the National Institutes of Health before returning to Australia as an ARC Queen Elizabeth II fellow. Scott was integral in the development of a confocal and in vivo 2-photon imaging facility in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. His laboratory is researching immune responses to acute and chronic viral infections.    


Member of

  • The Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI). member 2000 - 2022
  • The Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI). Victoria Councillor 2017 - 2020
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). member 2008 - 2016
  • The Cooperative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology (CRC-VT). member 2001 - 2003


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2003
  • BSc(Hons), Monash University 1999

Awards and honors

  • NHMRC Fellowship, 2018
  • Fellow of the Australian Research Council, 2014
  • C.J. Martin Research Fellowship (National Health & Medical Research Council, Australia), 2004
  • MA Bartlett Special Travel Grant, Melbourne University, 2002
  • MATS, Melbourne University, 2002
  • Nairn Medal in Pathology, Monash University, 1999



Available for supervision

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