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
- Medicine and Radiology
- Royal Melbourne Hospital
|Professor James Beeson||Personal web page|
|Dr Jack Richards||Personal web page|
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.
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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