Professor Lynn Morris – From Bench to Bedside: Developing antibodies for HIV prevention

Event type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location: 
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
Contact for inquiries: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: 
Friday, 4 August 2017 - 5:00pm

Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents

 

Professor Lynn Morris  

Professor Lynn Morris

Head, HIV Virology Section, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD); and Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

 

About your speaker

For the past 25 years, Professor Lynn Morris has been researching HIV-1 subtype C infection focusing on the neutralising antibody response and vaccine development. She heads the HIV Virology Section at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and holds a joint appointment as Research Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, where she also completed her undergraduate studies.
 
She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford, and thereafter completed a post-doctoral fellowship at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Australia before returning to South Africa. She has supervised 30 PhD and MSc students and has published over 220 papers in peer-reviewed Journals, holding a current author H-Index of 51. She is a National Research Foundation A-rated Scientist and is listed in the Thompsons Reuters 2015 and 2016 ISI list of the 3000 highest cited researchers in the world.

 

A catered lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au by COB Friday 4 August.

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