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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

Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry and structural biology, PhD, Lunds Universitet

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 2011 2019

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

1 Citation (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

8 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

1 Citation (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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Structural aspects of N-glycosylations and the C-terminal region in human glypican-1

Awad, W., Adamczyk, B., Örnros, J., Karlsson, N. G., Mani, K. & Logan, D. T., 18 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 38, p. 22991-23008 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

EMBO grant, Germany

Wael Awad (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

EMBO travel grant, UK

Wael Awad (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

EMBO travel grant to Brazil

Wael Awad (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Erasmus Mundus research grant

Wael Awad (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Erasmus Mundus scholarship 2010-2012

Wael Awad (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities 2012 2019

  • 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

International Day of Immunology Tour guide

Wael Awad (Contributor)
26 Apr 2018

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

Academy for Scientific research and technology

Wael Awad (Visiting researcher)
23 Dec 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

SESAME

Wael Awad (Visiting researcher)
18 Dec 201719 Dec 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution