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
Inflammasome biology


Confocal microscopy
Macrophage culture and assays
Autophagy assays


Dr Jayne Hope
Dr Justine Mintern
Dr Kelli MacDonald
Dr Maria Sukkar
Professor Ed Lavelle

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
MIF-/- mice
GILZ-/- mice

Other Lab Members

Dr Sarah Jones
Dr Huapeng Fan
Dr Colin Cheng
Dr Tali Lang
Jacinta Lee

Other members with similar research interests

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Dr Tali Lang

Centre for Inflammatory Diseases Monash Medical Centre SEE FULL PROFILE >

A/Prof Marcel Nold

The Ritchie Centre Hudson Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Prof John Hamilton

Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital/Western Hospital) University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 21

    ThymOz 2018

  • Mar 25

    2018 Antibody Biology and Engineering Gordon Research Conference

    Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Italy MORE INFO
  • Apr 22

    Malaria Experimental Genetics workshop

    Mahidol University Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand MORE INFO