Dr Ashraful Haque

Laboratory Head
Department of Microbiology and Immunoloty
University of Melbourne, Doherty Institute

ashraful.haque@unimelb.edu.au

Latest News

We recently employed single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics to examine the onset of memory in CD4+ T cells during experimental malaria.  This work can be viewed as a pre-print (not yet peer-reviewed) here: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/675967v1), with a graphical user interface at https://malariaimmunology.shinyapps.io/cd4_dynamics/


Research Activities

We have two main areas of interest:1) We are interested in how T cells respond during various clinically relevant scenarios, including but not limited to infection with malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites. 
2) We are interested in how Plasmodium parasites sense and respond to the host during infection.

Techniques/Expertise

We have a focus on using single-cell genomics techniques and computational methods for studying immune cells as well as malaria parasites.

Collaborations

Prof Miles P Davenport
Prof Sarah Teichmann
Dr. Roser Vento-Tormo
Prof Geoffrey R Hill
Dr. Antiopi Varelias
Dr. Motoko Koyama
Prof. Christian R Engwerda
Prof James S McCarthy
Prof Bill Heath
Dr. David S Khoury
Dr. Sumaira Hasnain
Prof Lachaln Coin

Disease Models

Mouse models of blood-stage malaria

Other Lab Members

Dr. Hyun Jae Lee
Dr. Marcela Moreira
Lianne Lansink
Dr. Michael Bramhall
Cameron Williams

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 16

    12th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

    The Sofitel Brisbane MORE INFO
  • Aug 23

    19th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections

    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Sep 11

    Zoonoses Conference

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