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 OMVs

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)
Prof Paul Hertzog
Dr Nicky de Weerd

Disease Models

Helicobacter pylori
Bacterial outer membrane vesicles

Genetically Modified Organisms

Helicobacter pylori

Other Lab Members

Dr Rishi Pathirana
Dr Natalie Bitto
Miss Ella Johnston (PhD student)
Miss Lauren Zavan
Miss Bethany Partridge

Other members with similar research interests

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Melbourne Dental School University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr John Boyce

Department of Microbiology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Scott Mueller

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

Upcoming Events

  • Jul 30

    2018 World Hepatitis Day Symposium: Preventing Disease, Preventing Deaths

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  • Aug 13

    11th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

    Adelaide Convention & Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Aug 14

    14th International Congress of Parasitology

    EXCO MORE INFO