DR Jaclyn Pearson

DR Jaclyn Pearson

Positions

Overview

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  • Jaclyn Pearson is a postdoctoral researcher in the Hartland Laboratory at the Doherty Institute. Jaclyn gained her Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Western Australia, and in 2007 was awarded a first class Honours degree for her work on the pathogenesis of enterotoxigenic E. coli . In 2009 Jaclyn moved to Victoria to undertake a PhD on the virulence mechanisms of enteropathogenic E. coli in Professor Elizabeth Harland’s laboratory at The University of Melbourne. Following the award of her PhD in 2013, Jaclyn was successful in her application for an NHMRC Peter Doherty Early Career Fellowship. Jaclyn currently works on understanding the biochemical mechanisms of type III effector proteins from bacterial pathogens including enteropathogenic E. coli and Salmonella. She also has an ongoing interest in understanding host immune factors that are important in fighting bacterial gut infection.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Society for Microbiology. Member 2007 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • Jaclyn is currently an NHMRC Peter Doherty Research Fellow (2015-2018) and a recipient of The University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme.   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2013
  • Grad Cert, University of Melbourne 2013
  • BSc(Micro), The University of Western Australia 2007
  • BSc, The University of Western Australia 2006

Awards and honors

  • NHMRC Fellowship, 2015
  • Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in a PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2014
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in a PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2014
  • Victorian Premier's Award for Health & Medical Research, The Victorian State Government, 2014
  • QIAGEN PhD Achievement Award, QIAGEN, 2012
  • Victoria Fellowship, The Victorian State Government, 2011
  • Australian French Association for Science and Technology (AFAS) Fellowship, Australian French Association for Science and Technology, 2011
  • Sigma-Aldrich Life Sciences PhD Publication Award, Sigma-Aldrich Life Sciences, 2011
  • Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) Becton Dickenson Award (Victoria) , Australian Society for Microbiolog, 2010
  • F.H. Faulding Prize for Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, 2006

Supervision

Available for supervision

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