Mackay laboratory: Tissue-resident memory T cells; lymphocyte differentiation; peripheral immunity

Research Overview

View Professor Mackay's latest publications listing here.

The Mackay Group studies memory T cell responses, with a focus on the signals that control tissue-resident memory T cell differentiation, and a view to harness these cells to develop new treatments against infection, cancer and autoimmune conditions.


Mackay Group at the Doherty Institute


Dr Susan Christo, Senior Research Officer

Dr Thomas Burn, Research Officer

Dr Maximilien Evrard, ARC DECRA Research Fellow

Dr Raissa Fonesca, ARC DECRA Research Fellow

Dr Luke Gandolfo, Research Officer (Computational Biology)

Dr Claire Gordon, Research Fellow and Infectious Diseases Physician

Dr Andrea Nguyen, Research Officer

Dr Kelly Paton, Research Officer

Dr Tobias Poch, DFG Walter Benjamin Programme Research Fellow

Dr Natasha Zamudio, Laboratory Manager

Dr Simone Park, Honorary Research Fellow

Brooke Davies, Research Assistant

Keely McDonald, Research Assistant

Allison Clatch, PhD Candidate

James Dosser, PhD Candidate

Andreas Obers, PhD Candidate

Maleika Osman, PhD Candidate

Justine Seow, PhD Candidate

Joey Kuai, Masters Student

Rachel Evans, Honours Student

Lufti Huq, American Australian Association Visiting Scholar

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.