Dr Jessica Farrell

Dr Jessica Farrell is a project coordinator and microbiologist investigating novel treatments for biofilm associated infections and contamination as part of a collaborative IMCRC grant with Whiteley Corporation, the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales.

Her qualifications include a Diploma and Bachelor of Science (Honours class I) majoring in Microbiology and PhD from Western Sydney University.

Her research focuses are biofilms and their ability to contaminate surfaces and objects. She was awarded her doctoral thesis in 2018 for her research on pathogenic biofilm contamination of high touch hospital surfaces and how this may influence hospital acquired infection.


Additional resources:

Title: Mimicking microbial biofilm formation for laboratory based surface contamination research

Presentation type: Short Presentation

Author: Dr Jessica Farrell


  • University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Medical Sciences, Infectious Diseases and Immunology

  • Whiteley Corporation