Dr Maria Liaskos (Kaparakis-Liaskos)

Laboratory Head, Senior Lecturer
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology
La Trobe University

m.liaskos@latrobe.edu.au

Research Activities

Innate and adaptive immune response to bacterial pathogens
Immune responses to bacterial outer membrane vesicles
Regulation of gastritis 

Techniques/Expertise

Helicobacter pylori
Bacterial membrane vesicles

Collaborations

A/Prof Hitomi Mimuro (University of Tokyo)
Dr Thomas Kufer (University of Cologne)
A/Prof John Pederson (Tissupath)
Dr Marcel Nold (Monash Hospital and Richie Centre MIMR)
Dr Claudia Nold-Petry (Richie Centre, MIMR)
Prof Mario D'Elios (Florence, Italy)
Dr Tony Korman (Monash Medical Centre)
Dr Nicky de Weerd
Dr Begona Heras
Dr Jason Paxman
Prof Andrew Hill

Disease Models

Helicobacter pylori
Bacterial membrane vesicles

Genetically Modified Organisms

Helicobacter pylori

Other Lab Members

Dr Rishi Pathirana
Dr Natalie Bitto
Miss Ella Johnston (PhD student)
Miss Lauren Zavan (PhD student)
Mr Willian Gilmore (PhD student)

Other members with similar research interests

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Mr Simon Belluzzo

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

Dr Rebecca Gorrell

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

Prof Elizabeth Hartland

Hudson Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 3

    7th International Symposium on Antimicrobial Peptides (AMP2020)

    Institut Pasteur MORE INFO
  • Jun 3

    Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

    Pullman Melbourne on the Park MORE INFO
  • Jun 3

    Impact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases (IECID) 2020

    James Cook University, Singapore