Associate Professor Michael Nissen

Adjunct Associate Professor

Child Health Research Centre
Faculty of Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine



  • Bachelor of Medical Science, The University of Queensland
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Goire, Namraj, Sloots, Theo P., Whiley, David M. and Nissen, Michael D. (2012). Protocol for the molecular detection of antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Neisseria gonorrhoeae. In Colin R. MacKenzie and Birgit Henrich (Ed.), Diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (pp. 319-328) Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-61779-937-2_22

  • Nissen, Michael D., Lambert, Stephen B., Whiley, David M. and Sloots, Theo P. (2010). Respiratory infections. In Margret Schuller, Theo P. Sloots, Gregory S. James, Catriona L. Halliday and Ian W. J. Carter (Ed.), PCR for clinical microbiology: an Australian and international perspective (pp. 67-82) Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer. doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9039-3_5

  • Mackay, I. M., Arden, K. E., Nissen, M. D. and Sloots, T. P. (2007). Challenges Facing Real-time PCR Characterization of Acute Respiratory Tract Infections.. In Mackay, I.M. (Ed.), Real-Time PCR in Microbiology from Diagnosis to Characterization. 1 ed. (pp. 269-318) United Kingdom: Horizon Press - Calister Academic Press.

  • Mackay, I. M., Mackay, J. F., Nissen, M. D. and Sloots, T. P. (2007). Real-time PCR; History and Fluorgenic Chemistries. In Mackay, I. M. (Ed.), Real-Time PCR in Microbiology From diagnosis to characterization 1 ed. (pp. 1-40) United Kingdom: Horizon Press - Calister Academic Press.

  • Nissen, M. D. (2004). Human Metapenumovirus: Paramyxoviridae. In Ralph D. Feigin, Gail J. Demmler, James D. Cherry and Sheldon L. Kaplan (Ed.), Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 5th ed. (pp. 2341-2346) Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

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