Current Area of Research
Oselyne holds a BSci(Med) from Macquarie University, Sydney, a MSc in Conservation Biology from University of Queensland and a PhD in marsupial immunogenetics from Western Sydney University (2017). During her postgrad studies she published seven articles, five of which she held first authorships. She joined MCL as a Research Assistant in 2016 and collaborated with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in a project concerning the efficacy of aircraft disinsection procedures. She has continued with the group as a Research Officer and is currently working on developing Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as an effective method for mosquito age-grading. Her other projects include screening mosquito and mammalian samples for Ross River viral antibodies and testing the impact of knock-down resistance (kdr) mutations on the operational control of Aedes aegypti.