Dr Diana Hansen

Group Leader
Infection and Immunity Division
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

hansen@wehi.edu.au

Research Activities

Malaria Immunology with a specific focus on:
  • Role of chemokines in the induction of pathogenesis and immunity to Plasmodium parasites
  • Role of Natural Killer cells and Natural Killer Complex receptors in the control of malarial immunopathogenesis

Techniques/Expertise

Proliferation assays
Cytokine/chemokine responses
Flow cytometry
Histology/Immunohistochemistry
Confocal microscopy
Chemotaxis assays
Leukocyte-endothelium interactions
Malaria culture

Collaborations

A/Prof Michael Hickey
Prof Bill Heath
Dr Christian Engwerda
Dr Anthony Scalzo
Prof Georges Grau

Disease Models

Murine model of severe malaria

Genetically Modified Organisms

CXCL10-/- CD1d-/-

Other Lab Members

Catherine Nie (PhD Student)
Victoria Ryg-Cornejo (Honours Student)
Lewis Murray (Honours Student)

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 20

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

    Cumberland Lorne Resort MORE INFO
  • Feb 21

    Antimicrobials 2019

    Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park MORE INFO
  • Mar 24

    World Tuberculosis Day