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Jenny McKimm-Breschkin

  • BSc Hons PhD
  • Honorary Fellow
  • University of Melbourne Department of Microbiology and Immunology
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Research interests

Influenza antivirals

Co-authors (238)


Antiviral Research


2015 - 2017(2 years)

Publications (5)

  • Prevention and treatment of respiratory viral infections: Presentations on antivirals, traditional therapies and host-directed interventions at the 5th ISIRV Antiviral Group conference

    • McKimm-Breschkin J
    • Jiang S
    • Hui D
    • et al.
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  • Mouse saliva inhibits transit of influenza virus to the lower respiratory tract by efficiently blocking influenza virus neuraminidase activity

    • Gilbertson B
    • Ng W
    • Crawford S
    • et al.
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  • Resistance to neuraminidase inhibitors conferred by an R292K mutation in a human influenza virus H7N9 isolate can be masked by a mixed R/K viral population

    • Yen H
    • McKimm-Breschkin J
    • Choy K
    • et al.
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  • Dimeric zanamivir conjugates with various linking groups are potent, long-lasting inhibitors of influenza neuraminidase including H5N1 avian influenza

    • Macdonald S
    • Cameron R
    • Demaine D
    • et al.
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  • Mechanisms of resistance of influenza virus to neuraminidase inhibitors

    • McKimm-Breschkin J
    • Sahasrabudhe A
    • Blick T
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Honorary Fellow

University of Melbourne Department of Microbiology and Immunology

May 2016 - Present

Honorary Fellow

CSIRO Human Life Sciences Precinct Parkville

January 2015 - May 2016(a year)

Chief Research Scientist

CSIRO Human Life Sciences Precinct Parkville

August 1987 - November 2014(27 years)

Research Scientist

Commonwealth Health Department, National Biological Standards Laboratory

February 1985 - October 1986(2 years)

Colin Syme Postdoctoral Fellow

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

May 1981 - May 1984(3 years)

QEII Postdoctoral Fellow

Melbourne University

January 1979 - May 1981(2 years)

Education history


Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA

September 1975 - August 1978(3 years)

BSC Hons

Monash University

February 1971 - November 1974(4 years)