Nicole De Weerd

Dr

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PhD projects

Structure and function of interferons and their receptors

19992020

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Biography

Nicole is a researcher with 29 publications in total, 9 of which are first author and 3 senior author publications. Nicole has contributed to work published in a number of high impact journals including Science, Nature Immunology, Nature Medicine, Blood and Journal of Immunology. Nicole is a recipient of an NHMRC New Investigator grant (2014-2016) and a post-doctoral research fellow in the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases at Hudson Institute of Medical Research (formerly Monash Institute of Medical Research), Clayton. Nicole is working to elucidate structural and mechanistic characteristics of type I interferon receptor signalling, which lead to a significant publication in Nature Immunology in 2013. 

Since, and including her PhD studies, the research projects that Nicole has worked on have all had a common thread, focusing on the investigation of protein-protein interactions with the view to the development of improved immunotherapeutics. Nicole has a continued interest in this field.

Community service

2012 Science in Schools Program, Kananook Primary School, Seaford, Victoria.

2013  Science in Schools Program, Kananook Primary School, Seaford, Victoria.

Education/Academic qualification

Biotechnology, PhD

Award Date: 31 Oct 2002

Biotechnology, Masters

Award Date: 31 Dec 1994

Research area keywords

  • Type I Interferons
  • Protein-Protein Interactions
  • Cytokine Signaling
  • Cytokne Signaling

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