A/Prof Ashley Mansell

VIIN Executive Committee Member
Laboratory Head
Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases
Hudson Institute of Medical Research

ashley.mansell@monash.edu

Research Activities

Pattern Recognition Receptors based research investigating:
  • The Toll-like receptor (TLRs), RIG-like Helicase (RLHs) and NOD-like receptors (NLRs)
  • Signal transduction pathways initiated upon recognition of both pathogen and endogenous TLR ligands
  • Structure/Function analysis of TLR signaling mediators
  • Negative regulation of these pathways to prevent chronic inflammation
  • Pathogen immunomodulation of these pathways/receptors

Techniques/Expertise

activation of NF-kB and IFNγ by various means
cell biology
TLR screening
Viral infections
TLR expressing cell lines
TLR/PRR/Signaling pathway
immortalized gene-deficient BMMs
Inflammasome Imaging

Collaborations

Luke O'Neill, Trinity College Dublin
Katherine Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts
Eicke Latz, University of Bonn
Bostjan Kobe, University of Queensland
Prof Phillip Nagley
A/Prof Richard Ferrero
Julie McAuley (Peter Doherty Institute)
Andrew Bowie, Trinity College Dublin
Nick Gay, Cambridge University
Douglas Golebock, Universitiy of Massachusetts
Prof Brendan Jenkins
Michelle Baker, CSIRO, AAHL
Dr Michelle Tate

Disease Models

Septic Shock
Viral Infection
Inflammasome
Influenza A virus
E. coli

Genetically Modified Organisms

Mal-/-, Mal D96N
Mul1 KO
ASC-/-
NLRP3-/-

Other Lab Members

Dr Jen Dowling, Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ms Anita Pinar, PhD Student
Mr James Ong, PhD Student

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Emerging Infectious Diseases Duke-NUS Medical School SEE FULL PROFILE >

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La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science La Trobe University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Jul 30

    2018 World Hepatitis Day Symposium: Preventing Disease, Preventing Deaths

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  • Aug 13

    11th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

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  • Aug 14

    14th International Congress of Parasitology

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