Prof Magdalena Plebanski

Laboratory Head
RMIT University

magdalena.plebanski@rmit.edu.au

Research Activities

Cellular Immunologist focusing on T cell regulation, Dendritic cells and vaccine development
Diseases studied: Malaria, Cancer, Salmonella, RSV, Rotavirus

Techniques/Expertise

cellular immunology
mAb production
DC/T cell growing/purifying
study of immuno-suppressor T cells
Nano-vaccines
animal in vivo challenges with pathogens or cancer
field studies

Collaborations

Malaria (field and human in vitro cell studies)
Cancer
Rotavirus
Alzheimer
Asthma
Foot and Mouth (in large animals)

Disease Models

as above

Genetically Modified Organisms

Cytokines (eg. IL10, IFNg)
Collaboratively: Tetraspanins

Other Lab Members

Staff:
Dr. Sue Xiang
Ms. Jennifer Hanley
Ms. Ester Lopez
Ms. Katie Ardjipadia
Students:
Ms. Gabriela Minigo
Ms. Karen Scalzo
Ms. Anja Scholzen
Ms. Cassandra David

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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 18

    30th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

    Paris Convention Centre MORE INFO
  • Apr 25

    World Malaria Day

  • Apr 29

    International Day of Immunology