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Biography

Viruses are part of day-to-day encounters that the immune system needs to deal with. How the immune system recognises and eliminates viral infection is not fully understood. Indeed, viruses are able to mutate in order to escape the immune system surveillance. If we were to develop better vaccine and drugs, or even vaccine against viruses like HIV, it is essential to understand the mechanism of viral recognition and viral escape prior to this.

Keywords

  • Immunology
  • HLA
  • T cell receptors
  • influenza
  • HIV
  • Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

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Projects 2012 2023

Research Output 2005 2018

Divergent T-cell receptor recognition modes of a HLA-I restricted extended tumour-associated peptide

Chan, K. F., Gully, B. S., Gras, S., Beringer, D. X., Kjer-Nielsen, L., Cebon, J., McCluskey, J., Chen, W. & Rossjohn, J. 1 Dec 2018 In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 13 p., 1026

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Identification of native and posttranslationally modified HLA-B*57:01- restricted HIV envelope derived epitopes using immunoproteomics

Ramarathinam, S. H., Gras, S., Alcantara, S., Yeung, A. W. S., Mifsud, N. A., Sonza, S., Illing, P., Glaros, E. N., Center, R. J., Thomas, S. R., Kent, S. J., Ternette, N., Purcell, D. F. J., Rossjohn, J. & Purcell, A. W. Jun 2018 In : Proteomics. 18, 12, 11 p., 1700253

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Inability to detect cross-reactive memory T cells challenges the frequency of heterologous immunity among common viruses

Rowntree, L. C., Nguyen, T. H. O., Halim, H., Purcell, A. W., Rossjohn, J., Gras, S., Kotsimbos, T. C. & Mifsud, N. A. 15 Jun 2018 In : Journal of Immunology. 200, 12, p. 3993-4003 11 p.

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Molecular recognition of microbial lipid-based antigens by T cells

Gras, S., van Rhijn, I., Shahine, A. & Le Nours, J. May 2018 In : Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 75, 9, p. 1623-1639 17 p.

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Peptide mimic for influenza vaccination using nonnatural combinatorial chemistry

Miles, J. J. , Tan, M. P. , Dolton, G. , Edwards, E. S. J. , Galloway, S. A. E. , Laugel, B. , Clement, M. , Makinde, J. , Ladell, K. , Matthews, K. K. , Watkins, T. S. , Tungatt, K. , Wong, Y. , Lee, H. S. , Clark, R. J. , Pentier, J. M. , Attaf, M. , Lissina, A. , Ager, A. , Gallimore, A. & 7 others Rizkallah, P. J., Gras, S., Rossjohn, J., Burrows, S. R., Cole, D. K., Price, D. A. & Sewell, A. K. 2 Apr 2018 In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 128, 4, p. 1569-1580 12 p.

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Prizes

ARC Future Fellowship

Stephanie Gras (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Dean's Award for Early Career

Stephanie Gras (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science

Stephanie Gras (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Monash Research Fellowship

Stephanie Gras (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Competitive Fellowships