Prof Sassan Asgari


Grad Cert Higher Education (2008): University of Queensland

PhD (1997): University of Adelaide

Current editorial board membership:

Editor-in-Chief (Insect Molecular Biology)

Associate editor (Insect Molecular Biology)

Associate (section) editor - Insect Viruses (Virus Genes)

Editorial board member (Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Editorial board member (Virus Research)


Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society

Australian Infectious Disease Research Centre

Mosquito Control Association of Australia

Society for Invertebrate Pathology (Council member 2020-2024)

American Society for Microbiology

Australian Entomological Society

Australasian Virology Society

Professional experience:

2020-24 Council member of the Society for Invertebrate Pathoogy

2011-17  Chair of the Ascoviridae study group at the International

                  Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV)

2010-13  Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee, School of Biological


2012        Member of the Virus Division Committee of the Society

                  for Invertebrate Pathology

2007        President of the Entomological Society of Queensland

2006        Senior Vice President of the Ento Soc of QLD



School of Biological Sciences

The University of Queensland

Brisbane QLD 4072

Tel: +61 7 336 52043