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Biography

I am a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Professor Jamie Rossjohn, with my research focusing on MR1-metabolites mediated immunity

External positions

PhD student, Lunds Universitet

Aug 2010Sep 2015

Research area keywords

  • Protein Biochemistry
  • Crystallography
  • Structural immunology
  • antigen presentation/processing
  • MR1
  • T cell receptors
  • MAIT cells

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Research Output

The molecular basis underpinning the potency and specificity of MAIT cell antigens

Awad, W., Ler, G. J. M., Xu, W., Keller, A. N., Mak, J. Y. W., Lim, X. Y., Liu, L., Eckle, S. B. G., Le Nours, J., McCluskey, J., Corbett, A. J., Fairlie, D. P. & Rossjohn, J., Apr 2020, In : Nature Immunology. 12 p., s41590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A class of γδ T cell receptors recognize the underside of the antigen-presenting molecule MR1

Le Nours, J., Gherardin, N. A., Ramarathinam, S. H., Awad, W., Wiede, F., Gully, B. S., Khandokar, Y., Praveena, T., Wubben, J. M., Sandow, J. J., Webb, A. I., von Borstel, A., Rice, M. T., Redmond, S. J., Seneviratna, R., Sandoval-Romero, M. L., Li, S., Souter, M. N. T., Eckle, S. B. G., Corbett, A. J. & 15 others, Reid, H. H., Liu, L., Fairlie, D. P., Giles, E. M., Westall, G. P., Tothill, R. W., Davey, M. S., Berry, R., Tiganis, T., McCluskey, J., Pellicci, D. G., Purcell, A. W., Uldrich, A. P., Godfrey, D. I. & Rossjohn, J., 20 Dec 2019, In : Science. 366, 6472, p. 1522-1527 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Basis for YjbH Adaptor-Mediated Recognition of Transcription Factor Spx

Awad, W., Al-Eryani, Y., Ekström, S., Logan, D. T. & von Wachenfeldt, C., 4 Jun 2019, In : Structure. 27, 6, p. 923-936 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Mucosal-associated invariant T cell receptor recognition of small molecules presented by MR1

Awad, W., Le Nours, J., Kjer-Nielsen, L., Mccluskey, J. & Rossjohn, J., Jul 2018, In : Immunology and Cell Biology. 96, 6, p. 588-597 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and Biophysical Characterization of Human EXTL3: Domain Organization, Glycosylation, and Solution Structure

Awad, W., Kjellström, S., Svensson Birkedal, G., Mani, K. & Logan, D. T., 20 Feb 2018, In : Biochemistry. 57, 7, p. 1166-1177 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Prizes

EMBO grant, Germany

Awad, Wael (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

EMBO travel grant, UK

Awad, Wael (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

EMBO travel grant to Brazil

Awad, Wael (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Erasmus Mundus research grant

Awad, Wael (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Erasmus Mundus scholarship 2010-2012

Awad, Wael (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities

  • 4 Public event
  • 3 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Performance/exhibition

Sensory Scientific Exhibition and Discovery Day

Wael Awad (Contributor)

6 Dec 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Sensory Scientific Exhibition and Discovery Day

Wael Awad (Contributor)

May 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPerformance/exhibition

International Day of Immunology Tour guide

Wael Awad (Contributor)

26 Apr 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Day of Immunology @Monash BDI 2017

Wael Awad (Contributor)

12 May 2017

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Academy for Scientific research and technology

Wael Awad (Visiting researcher)

23 Dec 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution