Seth Masters-Lab team

Seth Masters-Lab team



Sophia Davidson, Postdoctoral Fellow, BBiomedSc(Hons) Newcastle PhD London

Key publication: 
Davidson S, McCabe TM, Crotta S, Gad HH, Hessel EM, Beinke S, Hartmann R, Wack A.IFNλ is a potent anti-influenza therapeutic without the inflammatory side effects of IFNα treatment. EMBO Mol Med. 2016 Sep 1;8(9):1099-112. PMID: 27520969

Elisabeth Mulazzani, Postdoctoral Fellow, MD PhD Medical University of Vienna

Alan Yu, Postdoctoral Fellow, BBiot Brisbane MSc(Biot) Queensland PhD Queensland

Key publication: 
Yu CH, Micaroni M, Puyskens A, Schultz TE, Yeo JC, Stanley AC, Lucas M, Kurihara J, Dobos KM, Stow JL, Blumenthal A. RP105 Engages Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase p110δ To Facilitate the Trafficking and Secretion of Cytokines in Macrophages during Mycobacterial Infection. J Immunol. 2015 Oct 15;195(8):3890-900. PMID: 26371254 

Jacob Jackson, Research Assistant, BSc(Hons) Melbourne GradDipArts Melbourne

Pawat Laohamonthonkul, Research Assistant, BSc(Hons) Queensland

Cassandra Harapas, PhD Student, BSc(Hons) Melbourne

Thomas Reygaerts, PhD Student

Annemarie Steiner, PhD Student, BSc Greifswald MSc Jena


Former lab members

Paul Baker Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Katherine Balka Current position: PhD student, Monash University

Dominic de Nardo Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Monash University

Motti Gerlic Current position: Laboratory Head, Tel Aviv University

Man Lyang Kim Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Fiona Moghaddas Current position: Immunology and Allergy Registrar, Royal Melbourne Hospital



We collaborate with many external research groups, including: 

Professor Luke O’Neill, Trinity College Dublin; Drs Daniel Kastner, Ivona Aksentijevich and Raphaela Goldbach-Masnky, National Institutes of Health; Professors Eicke Latz and Matthias Geyer, University of Bonn; Dr Bruno Reversade, A*Star; Associate Professor Andrew Murphy, Baker IDI; Professor Mike Rogers, Garvan; Associate Professor Richard Ferrero, Monash University; Drs Kate Schroder and Kate Stacey, University of Queensland

Super Content: 
Two researchers in a laboratory

Researchers have uncovered clues in the immune system that reveal how the balance of ‘good’ gut bacteria is maintained.

The information could help in the prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).