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Dr

Hamish McWilliam

Research Fellow
Microbiology And Immunology
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
immunology
animals
humans
antigens, helminth
parasitology
infection
antibodies, helminth
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Dr

Hamish McWilliam

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Protein chemistry
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Dr

Hamish McWilliam

 

Hamish McWilliam is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection & Immunity, based in the laboratory of Prof. Jose Villadangos. His research investigates how the immune system is alerted to bacterial infections by their metabolite by-products, mediated by the antigen-presenting molecule MR1.

He uses cell biology, biochemistry and immunology techniques to understand this process that activates one of the most abundant T cell populations in humans (MAIT cells).

He joined the Villadangos laboratory in 2013 after several years in applied parasite immunology research. During this time Hamish received his PhD from Monash University where he investigated the immunity and vaccine development against schistosomiasis. He also worked in the Centre for Animal Biotechnology at the University of Melbourne, and at the Moredun Research Institute (Edinburgh, UK) where his research contributed to an equine diagnostic test currently being commercialised.

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Credentials

Positions


Research Fellow

Microbiology And Immunology

Education


Doctorate of Philospohy

Monash University

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Deakin University