Molecular Immunology

Molecular Immunology

Productive immune responses using confocal microscopy
The Molecular Immunology division aims to understand how the immune system functions to protect us from pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, while at the same time ignoring the harmless or beneficial microbes in our environment.
By understanding the normal immune response, we aim to pinpoint the events that go awry in diseases such as lymphoma, autoimmunity or chronic infections.

Health impact

Cancers: leukaemia, lymphoma, melanoma, myeloma, blood cancer

Immune disorders: allergy, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis, type 2 diabetes, Chrone's disease

Infectious disease: influenza, listeria, vaccines, chronic infections

Division news

Division head

Professor Stephen Nutt

Lab heads

Dr Rhys Allan

Professor Gabrielle Belz

Professor Lynn Corcoran

Dr Joanna Groom (jointly with Immunology division)

Associate Professor Nicholas Huntington

Professor Li Wu, honorary

Division coordinator

Rima Darwiche