Kevin Saliba

Head of Division

Kevin Saliba obtained a BSc (Chemistry) and a PhD (Pharmacology) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Professor Kiaran Kirk at The Australian National University between 1997 and 2004. Late in 2004 he took up a lectureship at The Australian National University Medical School. He was promoted to senior lecturer in 2008, Associate Professor in 2014 and Professor in 2019. He is currently Head of the Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry at the Research School of Biology.

Research interests

  • Medical Parasitology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Transporters
  • Cell Metabolism
  • Infectious Agents
  • Enzymes


  • Professor Rudi Marquez (University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand)
  • Professor Erick Strauss (Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Professor Karine Auclair (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)


Publication links

  • Physiology and Pharmacology to Year 1 and Year 2 MChD students (Lecturer)
  • MChD Research Projects (Supervisor)
  • PhB Advanced Study Courses (Supervisor)
  • BIOL3208/3209 Research Projects (Supervisor).

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