Dr Alvin Lo

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 53830



  • Bachelor of Science (Honours - H2A), University of Melbourne
  • DPhil - Medicine, Dentistry & Health Services, University of Melbourne


  • Lo, Alvin W., Moriel, Danilo G., Phan, Minh-Duy, Schulz, Benjamin L., Kidd, Timothy J., Beatson, Scott A. and Schembri, Mark A. (2017) 'Omic' approaches to study Uropathogenic Escherichia coli virulence. Trends in Microbiology, . doi:10.1016/j.tim.2017.04.006

  • Kakkanat, Asha, Minh-Duy Phan, Lo, Alvin W., Beatson, Scott A. and Schembri, Mark A. (2017) Novel genes associated with enhanced motility of Escherichia coli ST131. PLoS One, 12 5: e0176290.1-e0176290.22. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176290

  • Moriel, Danilo G., Tan, Lendl, Goh, Kelvin G. K., Phan, Minh-Duy, Ipe, Deepak S., Lo, Alvin W., Peters, Kate M., Ulett, Glen C., Beatson, Scott. A. and Schembri, Mark A. (2016) A novel protective vaccine antigen from the core Escherichia coli genome. mSphere, 1 6: . doi:10.1128/mSphere.00326-16

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Book Chapter

  • Lo, Alvin, Castaldo, Gaetano and Remaut, Han (2014). Bacterial membranes as drug targets. In Han Remaut and Rémi Fronzes (Ed.), Bacterial membranes: structural and molecular biology (pp. 449-490) Norfolk, United Kingdom: Caister Academic Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Stocks, C. J., Kapetanovic, R., Bokil, N., Phan, M. -D, Lo, A., Schembri, M. and Sweet, M. J. (2016). The role of zinc in macrophage antimicrobial responses. In: International Congress of Immunology (ICI), Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (432-432). 21-26 August 2016. doi:10.1002/eji.201670200