Dr Jessica Biesiekierski recently graduated, having completed her PhD with the Department of Gastroenterology. The Rome Foundation Board selected her paper entitled “Gluten causes gastrointestinal symptoms in subjects without celiac disease: A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial” to receive the Rome Foundation Ray Clouse Prize for the Paper Most Cited on Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, 2011. The prize was awarded on 18 May.
25 May 2013
Erika Duan is a PhD student in the Leukocyte Signalling Laboratory, headed by Associate Professor Margaret Hibbs, studying alveolar lung macrophages. Erika won a prize at the Australasian Society of Immunology (ASI) annual conference in December 2012 for her presentation on how lung macrophages vary with infection and inflammation and the challenges of translating the mouse model data to understanding the human context.
24 May 2013
School news is now warm & buzzy. Follow CCS news on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MonashCCS. Why bother with Twitter when you've got email? It's a simple, easy, platform independent way to send, receive and relay short messages referenced with the creator ID, with the option of attaching photos, by either computer or phone.
23 May 2013
The Department of Immunology is now on Facebook (FB). The FB page features events, news, photos, updates, relevant links and so on. Please make Immunology your 'friend' to receive updates, and 'like' the page. This type of communication in particular helps the Department's outreach to intending students. See the Immunology Facebook page.