Prof Stephen Turner

Department Head
Department of Microbiology
Monash University

stephen.j.turner@monash.edu

Research Activities

Cytotoxic T cell immunity to virus infection
Analysis of T cell function
Analysis of T cell receptor usage
Analysis of memory T cell generation and maintenance
Epigenomics/transcriptomics 

Techniques/Expertise

in vivo T cell immunology using influenza virus infection
Enumeration, phenotyping and isolation (using cell sorting)
Functional assays such as intracellular cytokine staining
Cytotoxicity (in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro)
Single cell PCR
Real-time PCR
Chromatin immunopreciptitation
ChIP-seq, RNA-Seq, 3C
Chromatin accessibility assays
Retroviral transduction
Structural biology
Influenze reverse genetics for generation of recombinant influenza viruses

Collaborations

Professor Nicole La Gruta
Professor Sudha Rao
Professor Jamie Rossjohn
Professor Colby Zaph
Professor Stephen Gerondakis
Professor Paul Hertzog
Dr Stephen Daley
Dr Kim Good-Jacobson
Professor Katherine Kedzierska
Professor Ananda Goldrath
Professor Philippe Collas
Professor Cornelis Murre
Professor DIrk Busch
A/Prof Viet Buchholz
Prof Sammy Bedoui
Prof Thomas Gebhardt
Dr Toby Bell

Disease Models

influenza A virus infection of mice
herpes simplex virus infection of B6 mice
LCMV infection of mice

Genetically Modified Organisms

TCR transgenics
retrogenic mice

ORCID ID

0

Other Lab Members

Dr Brendan Russ (postdoc)
Dr Jasmine LI (postdoc)
Dr Moshe Olshanksy
Ms Sherrie Young (PA)
Ms Vibha Udupa (PhD student)
Ms Taylah Bennett (PhD student)
Ms Alison Morey (PhD student)
Ms Rifqa Fayaz (Honours student)
Mr Alex Hall (masters student)
Ms Sanna Wei (Medical student/Lab assistant)
Dr Claerwen Jones (postdoc/senior lab manager)

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 30

    BacPath 15

    Novotel Vines Resort MORE INFO
  • Oct 1

    2019 International HBV Meeting

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Oct 2

    Infectious Diseases Week

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