Prof Marc Pellegrini

Department Head
Infection and Immunity Division
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

pellegrini@wehi.edu.au

Research Activities

Examination of host-pathogen dynamics / interactions in several human viral, bacterial (Mtb, legionella) and parasitic (leshmania) infections. Research utilises gene-targeted mice, small molecule therapeutics and genetic screens.

Techniques/Expertise

  • Human immune system reconstituted mice
  • small animal models
  • hydrodynamic DNA injection
  • genetic screens
  • small molecule therapeutics
  • translational research
  • Field studies

Disease Models

HBV, HIV, LCMV, Dengue, Burholderia pseudomallei, Mtb, M. ulcerans, Legionella, HTLV-1

Genetically Modified Organisms

Large array of gene-targeted and transgenic mice (cell signalling / cell death pathways).

Websites

www.wehi.edu.au/

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 20

    7th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

    Hofburg Conference Center, MORE INFO
  • Oct 28

    Australian Influenza Symposium

    Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point Campus REGISTER | MORE INFO
  • Oct 28

    Malaria in Melbourne Conference 2019

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute MORE INFO