AAHL reduces environmental footprint
A series of equipment upgrades undertaken over the past five years at CSIRO Livestock Industries’ Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong has resulted in a 25 per cent reduction in the facility’s water usage.
CSIRO opens rapid response animal disease centre
The Federal Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, officially opened CSIRO Livestock Industries’ Diagnostic Emergency Response Laboratory (DERL) at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong today.
Infectious disease experts join forces
Influenza viruses, Hendra virus, dengue hemorrhagic fever and a number of new and emerging diseases are among the hot topics for discussion over the next three days, on the Gold Coast, at Australia’s international Infection-Immunity Conference (ii09).
In 1994, a deadly new virus threatened to stop Australia's premier horse race – the Melbourne Cup. This virus is now known as Hendra virus.
CSIRO explores protecting poultry from avian influenza
A three-page article by CSIRO Livestock Industries providing in-depth information on our research aimed at protecting poultry from avian influenza and how CSIRO scientists are exploring gene silencing as a means to this end.