April 2017. Our paper has been published in Science (Emergence and spread of a human-transmissible multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacterium). The three co-another from the ILAQH, QUT include Graham Johnson, Nassib Jabbour and Lidia Morawska. QUT’s researchers played a significant role in this research and conducted the entire aerosol part of the study. The beginnings of our investigations into infectious bioaerosols date back to 2004 when after the SARS epidemic we were successful in obtaining an ARC Discovery grant to start this line of research. Since then we established close collaborations with colleagues from QIMR, TPCH, RCH (now Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital) and UQ – several of the co-authors of the Science paper, and co-applicants of other successful grants over the years, which made this research possible. We continue this work, and the recently awarded ARC Discovery grant to Graham Johnson together with some of our overseas colleagues will hopefully bring equally good outcomes!