Prof Stephen Turner

Department Head
Department of Microbiology
Monash University

+61 3 9902 9138
stephen.j.turner@monash.edu

Research Activities

Cytotoxic T cell immunity to virus infection
Analysis of T cell function
Analysis of T cell receptor usage
Analysis of memory T cell generation and maintenance
Epigenomics/transcriptomics 

Techniques/Expertise

in vivo T cell immunology using influenza virus infection
Enumeration, phenotyping and isolation (using cell sorting)
Functional assays such as intracellular cytokine staining
Cytotoxicity (in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro)
Single cell PCR
Real-time PCR
Chromatin immunopreciptitation
ChIP-seq, RNA-Seq, 3C
Chromatin accessibility assays
Retroviral transduction
Structural biology
Influenze reverse genetics for generation of recombinant influenza viruses

Collaborations

Professor Nicole La Gruta
Professor Katherine Kedzierska
Professor David Jackson
Professor Lorena Brown
Professor Weisan Chen
Professor Sudha Rao
Professor Jamie Rossjohn
Professor Colby Zaph
Professor Stephen Gerondakis
Professor Paul Hertzog
Dr Stephen Daley
Dr Kim Good-Jacobson
Professor John Hamilton

Disease Models

influenza A virus infection of mice
herpes simplex virus infection of B6 mice
LCMV infection of mice

Genetically Modified Organisms

TCR transgenics
retrogenic mice

Other Lab Members

Dr Brendan Russ (postdoc)
Ms Hayley Croom (PhD student)
Dr Jasmine LI (postdoc)
Ms Julia Prier (PhD student)
Ms Jolie Cullen (PhD student)
Dr Oanh Nguyen
Dr Moshe Olshanksy
Ms Sara Tomei
Ms Simone Nuessing
Ms Sherrie Young (PA)

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