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

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Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

A/Prof Ashley Mansell

Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases Hudson Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

A/Prof Anthony Jaworowski

Centre for Biomedical Research Burnet Institute SEE FULL PROFILE >

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