Dr David Muller

Senior Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54881



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Biotech) (Hons), The University of Queensland


  • Amarilla, Alberto A., Sng, Julian D. J., Parry, Rhys, Deerain, Joshua M., Potter, James R., Setoh, Yin Xiang, Rawle, Daniel J., Le, Thuy T., Modhiran, Naphak, Wang, Xiaohui, Peng, Nias Y. G., Torres, Francisco J., Pyke, Alyssa, Harrison, Jessica J., Freney, Morgan E., Liang, Benjamin, McMillan, Christopher L. D., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Guevara, Darwin J Da Costa, Hardy, Joshua M., Bettington, Mark, Muller, David A., Coulibaly, Fasséli, Moore, Frederick, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Mackenzie, Jason M., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Suhrbier, Andreas ... Khromykh, Alexander A. (2021). A versatile reverse genetics platform for SARS-CoV-2 and other positive-strand RNA viruses. Nature Communications, 12 (1) 3431, 3431. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23779-5

  • Choo, Jovin J. Y., Vet, Laura J., McMillan, Christopher L. D., Harrison, Jessica J., Scott, Connor A. P., Depelsenaire, Alexandra C. I., Fernando, Germain J. P., Watterson, Daniel, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Hobson-Peters, Jody and Muller, David A. (2021). A chimeric dengue virus vaccine candidate delivered by high density microarray patches protects against infection in mice. npj Vaccines, 6 (1) 66, 66. doi: 10.1038/s41541-021-00328-1

  • Modhiran, Naphak, Song, Hao, Liu, Lidong, Bletchly, Cheryl, Brillault, Lou, Amarilla, Alberto A., Xu, Xiaoying, Qi, Jianxun, Chai, Yan, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Traves, Renee, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Bibby, Summa, Scott, Connor A. P., Freney, Morgan E., Newton, Natalee D., Khromykh, Alexander A., Chappell, Keith J., Muller, David A., Stacey, Katryn J., Landsberg, Michael J., Shi, Yi, Gao, George F., Young, Paul R. and Watterson, Daniel (2021). A broadly protective antibody that targets the flavivirus NS1 protein. Science, 371 (6525), 190-194. doi: 10.1126/science.abb9425

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Muller, David A., Stacey, Katryn J. and Young, Paul R. (2018). Plugging the leak in Dengue shock. Dengue and Zika: Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies. (pp. 89-106) Singapore, Singapore: Springer Nature. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-8727-1_7

  • Depelsenaire, A. C. I., Kendall, M. A. F., Young, P. R. and Muller, D. A. (2017). Introduction to vaccines and vaccination. Micro and nanotechnology in vaccine development. (pp. 47-62) edited by Mariusz Skwarczynski and Istvan Toth. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-323-39981-4.00003-8

  • Muller, David and Young, Paul R. (2012). The many faces of the flavivirus non-structural glycoprotein NS1. Molecular virology and control of flaviviruses. (pp. 51-75) edited by Pei-Yong Shi. Norfolk, United Kingdom: Caister Academic Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor