Speaker: Bianca Dobson, PhD student, Tscharke Lab
Poxviruses, including vaccinia virus, have large linear DNA genomes containing approximately 200 genes.
Speaker: Dr Chris Tonkin Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
Central to the pathology caused by apicomplexan parasites is the rapid and repeated rounds of parasite invasion, replication and egress from host cells.
In a recent mouse strain comparison we showed that C57BL6, 129X1, DBA/2 and FVB/N mice all develop obesity and glucose intolerance [...]
Speaker: Dr Marc Kvansakul ARC Future Fellow, La Trobe University
Our lab is interested in certain host-pathogen interactions, in particular those that mediated viral hijacking of cellular suicide programs during viral infection.