Dr Jim Harris

Laboratory Head
Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Monash Medical Centre

Research Activities

Autophagy in the regulation of inflammation and autoimmune disease
Biology of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF)
Host-pathogen interactions
Arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
Scleroderma
Inflammasome biology
Regulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines

Techniques/Expertise

Confocal microscopy
Macrophage culture and assays
Autophagy assays

Collaborations

Dr Jayne Hope
Dr Maria Sukkar

Disease Models


Lyn-/- lupus
Collagen-induced arthritis
Antigen-induced arthritis
KBxN arthritis
imiquimod-induced psoriasis
LPS-induced endotoxaemia


Genetically Modified Organisms

Atg7-/- x LysMcre mice
Atg7-/-xLyn-/- mice
MIF-/- mice
GILZ-/- mice

Other Lab Members

Dr Sarah Jones
Dr Huapeng Fan
Jacinta Lee
Dr Wendy Dankers
Dr Jacqueline Flynn
Dr Nadia Deen

Other members with similar research interests

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Prof Jamie Rossjohn FAA FLSW FAHMS FMedSci

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Aaron Irving

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

Dr Svenja Fritzlar

Department of Microbiology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 2

    15th Symposium of the International Society of Vascular Infectious Diseases

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  • Jun 3

    17th International TNF Superfamily Conference

    Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MORE INFO
  • Jun 13

    VIIN Careers Evening 2019

    Burnet Institute MORE INFO