Mackay laboratory: Tissue-resident memory T cells; lymphocyte differentiation; peripheral immunity
Professor Laura Mackay
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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.
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
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.
- Student Projects
- The role of tissue-resident memory T cells in barrier immunity, cancer and autoimmune diseases
- Understanding the fate decisions that govern memory T cell development
- Identifying the mechanisms of immune cell development in peripheral tissues
- Whole body analysis of human T cell development and function
Faculty Research Themes
School Research Themes
For further information about this research, please contact Senior Lecturer & NHMRC Career Development Fellow, HHMI-Gates International Research Scholar Professor Laura Mackay
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