Antibody engineering to study responses mediating protective immunity to malaria and other infectious diseases

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Project Status
Future
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor James Beeson Personal web page
Dr Jack Richards Personal web page

Project Details

Antibodies are key effector molecules responsible for mediating protection against many other infectious diseases. This project will involve engineering novel recombinant antibodies against malaria parasite proteins and those of other infectious diseases organisms. These will then be used in a range of in vitro immunological assays to determine their precise functional mechanisms and efficacy in protective immunity.

Research Opportunities

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

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Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology

School Research Themes



Key Contact

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Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital