A/Prof Richard Ferrero

Group Leader
Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases
Hudson Institute of Medical Research

+61 3 9594 7221

Research Activities

H. pylori and related Helicobacter spp; TLR/NOD signalling; innate immunity; inflammation


Helicobacter infection models in mice
Cell biology techniques (e. g. transfection/gene reporter assays, EMSA, cytokines, confocal and epifluorescence imaging)
Immunology techniques (e. g. cytokine and antibody ELISA, ELISPOT)
Histology and histopathology (stomach/intestine)
Protein biology (e. g. enzymology, 1/2D SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, gel chromatography)
Molecular biology (e. g. cloning, PCR/RT-PCR, Southern blotting, sequencing)


Dr T. Kwok, Monash University, Melbourne
Prof H. Mitchell/Dr R. Lan, University of NSW, Sydney
Dr I. Boneca, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Drs D. Philpott and S. Girardin, University of Toronto, Canada
A/Prof Phil Sutton
Prof Brendan Jenkins

Disease Models

H. pylori and related Helicobacter spp.

Genetically Modified Organisms

NOD and TLR knock-out mice

Other Lab Members

Mr C. Allison
Ms A. Grubman
Ms M. Hutton
Ms L. Turner (PhD students)
Dr Maria Liaskos (Kaparakis-Liaskos)

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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