Dr Gabrielle Belz

VIIN Executive Committee Member
Laboratory Head, Viertel Fellow
Molecular Immunology Division
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

+61 3 9345 2544
belz@wehi.edu.au

Research Activities

Transcriptional/molecular regulation of peripheral lymphocyte differentiation - particularly antigen-specific effector and memory T cell generation and maintenance.
Induction of protective immunity in acute and persistent infections.
Differentiation, activation and maintenance of dendritic cells in pathogen infections.

Techniques/Expertise

In vivo models of infection - isolation, phenotyping and functional analysis of T cells and dendritic cells; molecular analysis (including bioinformatics, microarrays, various sequencing approaches) of immune cells, retroviral transduction, transgenic/knockin - conditional and reporter mice.

Collaborations

Axel Kallies
Stephen Nutt
Philip Stevenson
Sebastian Carotta
Lynn Corcoran
Roy Robbins-Brown
Eugene Maraskovsky
Nick Wilson
Charles Hardy
Dr Marc Pellegrini
Prof Magdalena Plebanski

Disease Models

Influenza virus, Herpes simplex I virus, Murine γ-herpesvirus

Genetically Modified Organisms


Genetically Modified Pathogens:
Animal models of pathogen infections including Influenza virus, Herpes simplex I virus, Murine γ-herpesvirus

Genetically Modified Animals:
Transgenic mice/knockin - conditional and reporter mice

Other Lab Members

Frederic Masson
Adele Mount
Mary Camilleri
Jacob Jackson
Lucie Rankin
Janet Yeo

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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 2

    Planetary Health: the 2017 annual meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology

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    Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference 2017

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  • Aug 11

    Inaugural National Centre for Infections in Cancer Symposium

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