Professor Raina MacIntyre is NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Global Biosecurity. She heads the Biosecurity Program at the Kirby Institute, which conducts research in infectious diseases. She is an internationally recognised expert in immunisation, especially adult vaccination. She has over 200 peer reviewed publications in vaccinology, including influenza, pneumococcal, herpes zoster, measles, hepatitis A, HPV and smallpox vaccines. She has conducted several clinical trials of vaccines, including in older adults and immunosuppressed patients. She won the Public Health Association of Australia Immunisation Achievement Award in 2014 and is on the Vaccine Council of 100 for the journal, Vaccine. She worked for 15 years at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and led a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Immunisation from 2011–16.