Dr Aaron Irving

Postdoctoral Fellow
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Duke-NUS Medical School

aaron.irving@duke-nus.edu.sg

Research Activities

Pattern recognition receptors and activation of innate immunity and inflammasome.
Viral infection and innate immunity.
Differences in innate immune activation and inflammasome sensing between bats and humans.

Techniques/Expertise

Mammalian cell culture (epithelial cells, bone marrow derived macrophages/dcs, macrophage lines, T cell lines, PBMCs, lung, liver, kidney, whole splenocytes)
Immuno-detection techniques (eg. ELISA, Western blotting, flow cytometry)
inflammasome activation
NGS and proteomics
TLR ligand screening
Gene knockdown (RNAi)
Confocal and live-cell microscopy
Molecular Biology (cloning, mutagenesis, library screening)
Viral infection assays (NBV, HeV, SeV, MuV, Zika, DV, SFV, Adv5, HSV1, EMCV, RSV, VZV)
Cellular movement (cellular migration, phagocytic uptake)

Disease Models

inflammasome
virus infections

Genetically Modified Organisms

mice
bat (KO cells)

Other Lab Members

Linfa wang

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 2

    ASI 2018

    Pan Pacific Hotel MORE INFO
  • Dec 2

    10th HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course

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  • Feb 20

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

    Cumberland Lorne Resort MORE INFO