Dr Bart Eijkelkamp

Lecturer

College of Science and Engineering

place Biological Sciences
Qualifications

PhD Molecular Microbiology - Flinders University 2012

MSc Molecular Biosciences - Vrije Univesiteit Amsterdam 2008

BSc Medical Microbiology - Saxion Hogeschool Enschede 2006

Honours, awards and grants

Research Grants/Fellowships:

  • National Health and Medical Research Council

CIA Project Grant - A molecular balancing act: Understanding metal ion homeostasis in A. baumannii during infection (2019 - 2021) $642,521

  • Flinders University

COVID-19 Urgent Research Scheme - Limiting the impact of underlying respiratory conditions to reduce COVID-19 death rates (2020) $43,610

Microbial Imaging Unit - Flow Cytometry ($70,000)

  • University of Adelaide

Beacon Research Fellowship - Defining the role of zinc at the host-pathogen interface (2018 - 2021) $670,000

  • Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation

CIA Grant - Optimal dietary metal ion uptake and its role in protection against childhood bacterial disease (2016) $35,000

Awards:

  • Early Career Researcher Award, Adelaide Protein Group (2016) $1,500
  • Daniel Walker Medal for ECR Research Excellence, University of Adelaide (2015) $1,000
  • BD Student Award, Australian Society of Microbiology (2010) $1,500

Travel Grants:

  • Hospital Research Foundation Travel Grant (2019) $4,000
  • CASS Foundation Travel Award (2015) $3,250
  • Faculty of Sciences ECR International Conference Travel Scheme (2015) $2,000
  • UK Biochemical Society Travel Award (2015) $1,000
  • Flinders University Research Student Conference Travel Grant (2009) $2,800
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Travel Grant (2007) $640
  • The Netherlands Cancer Council Travel Award (2007) $3,500

Scholarships:

  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (2008-2012)  

School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University $70,000

Teaching interests
  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Biochmistry
  • Immunology
Topic lecturer
BIOL2771 Biochemistry
BIOL3782 Advanced Microbiology: Microbial Ecology and Infectious Disease
BIOL3761 Foundations in Microbiology
Supervisory interests
Acinetobacter baumannii
Antibiotic resistance
Childhood nutrition
Infectious diseases
Membranes
Metals
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Membranes (1)
Associate supervisor: Infectious Diseases (3)
Expert for media contact
Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
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0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Microbiology
Interests
  • Infectious Diseases

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