Lab Heads/ Principal Investigators
Dr. Anne L. Fletcher – Co-head
Anne completed her PhD from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and her postdoctoral training at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with support from a CJ Martin Fellowship. She was appointed a Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham, West Midlands, UK in 2014. In 2017 she moved back to Australia at Monash University at the Biomedicine Discovery Institute to establish a new group together with Dr. Konstantin Knoblich. Her research focuses on the immunobiology of lymph node stromal cells, including mechanisms of tolerance induction and crosstalk with leukocytes.
Dr. Konstantin Knoblich – Co-head
Konstantin received a Cancer Research UK studentship to complete his PhD at the University of Birmingham, West Midlands, UK in 2010. He was awarded a Benacerraf Fellowship for postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He moved to Australia for 18 months at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, then the University of Birmingham where he was awarded a European Research Commission Early Career (Marie Curie Sklowdoska) fellowship. At the end of 2017, he moved to Monash University as a co-lead of the STIMM lab group were he focuses on the interaction of stromal cells with the immune system.
Dr. Sara Cruz Minogi
Dr. Gregor Mayer
Dr. Susan Mei Ling Siew