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


  • Djoko, Karrera Y., Achard, Maud E. S., Phan, Minh-Duy, Lo, Alvin W., Miraula, Manfredi, Prombhul, Sasiprapa, Hancock, Steven J., Peters, Kate M., Sidjabat, Hanna E., Harris, Patrick N., Mitić, Nataša, Walsh, Timothy R., Anderson, Gregory J., Shafer, William M., Paterson, David L., Schenk, Gerhard, McEwan, Alastair G. and Schembri, Mark A. (2018) Copper ions and coordination complexes as novel carbapenem adjuvants. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 62 2: . doi:10.1128/AAC.02280-17

  • Furlong, Emily J., Lo, Alvin W., Kurth, Fabian, Premkumar, Lakshmanane, Totsika, Makrina, Achard, Maud E. S., Halili, Maria A., Heras, Begona, Whitten, Andrew E., Choudhury, Hassanul G., Schembri, Mark A. and Martin, Jennifer L. (2017) A shape-shifting redox foldase contributes to Proteus mirabilis copper resistance. Nature Communications, 8 . doi:10.1038/ncomms16065

  • 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

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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