Previous team members

 

 

PREVIOUS LAB MEMBERS

In addition to our current team, Kate has supervised numerous postdocs, research assistants, postgraduate students and undergraduate research interns.

 

Kate is also an Associate Supervisor to postgraduate students at The University of Queensland.

 

Previous staff

  • Dr Jelena Bezbradica Mirkovic, Research Officer 2014 - April 2016
    Jelena moved from the Inflammasome Lab to the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, to lead her own research group as a Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research (KTRR) Senior Research Fellow.
    Bezbradica Mirkovic Group, Innate Immunity and Inflammation, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musckuloskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford
    Bezbradica Mirkovic Group, Innate Immunity and Inflammation, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
     
  • Dr Amanda Stanley, Postdoctoral Researcher Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
    Amanda moved from the Inflammasome Lab to the Flow Cytometry and Imaging Facility at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane.
     
  • Kaiwen Chen, PhD awarded 2015
    Kaiwen stayed on as PostDoctoral Researcher in the Inflammasome Lab until 2017. Kaiwen recently moved to Switzerland to work in Petr Broz's Laboratory at the University of Lausanne, the birthplace of the inflammasome!
     
  • Jennifer Dou, Research Assistant Nov 2015 - Nov 2017
    Jennifer (Cookie) Dou decided to take the plunge and indulge in her other (non-scientific) passion in life – design and animation! She is currently honing her craft at design school

 

Completed PhD students

  • Alina Zamoshnikova, PhD awarded 2016
    Alina moved from the Inflammasome Lab to a Postdoctoral Researcher position at the UQ Diamantina Institute with Dr Antje Blumenthal.
     
  • Kaiwen Chen, PhD awarded 2015
    Kaiwen stayed on as PostDoctoral Researcher in the Inflammasome Lab until 2017. Kaiwen recently moved to Switzerland to work in Petr Broz's Laboratory at the University of Lausanne, the birthplace of the inflammasome!

 

Completed Honours students

  • Caroline Holley, 1st Class Honours awarded 2014
    Caroline stayed on as a Research Assistant and in 2016 she began her PhD in the Inflammasome Lab
     
  • Connie Ross, Summer UQ Intern 2013, Winter UQ Intern 2015
    Connie returned to the Inflammasome lab in 2016 as an Honours student, for completion mid-2017. She then worked in the Inflammasome Lab for 6 months as a Research Assistant before starting her PhD in the Gillam Lab at UQ

 

Undergraduate Research Interns

  • Raushan Lala, Summer UQ Intern 2017
    Raushan is now completing his undergraduate studies at UQ
     
  • Connie Ross, Summer UQ Intern 2013, Winter UQ Intern 2015
    Connie returned to the Inflammasome lab in 2016 as an Honours student, for completion mid-2017. She then worked in the Inflammasome Lab for 6 months as a Research Assistant before starting her PhD in the Gillam Lab at UQ
     
  • Kevin Zhu, Undergraduate UQ research project 2015
     
  • Verena Rolfes, International Intern 2014
    Verena moved from the Inflammasome Lab to Bonn, Germany to undertake a PhD in laboratory of Eicke Latz, Director of the Institute of Innate Immunity at the University of Bonn, Germany.
     
  • Eden Dorrington, Undergraduate UQ research project 2013

 

Associate Supervisor

Kate is also Associate Supervisor to postgraduate students at The University of Queensland.

  • Sara Thygesen, PhD awarded 2018
    Principal Advisor: Dr Kate Stacey, The University of Queensland School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
     
  • Juliana Ariffin, PhD awarded 2015
    Principal Advisor: Professor Matt Sweet
    Juliana moved on to a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston, United States.
     
  • Megan Soon, 1st Class Honours awarded 2014
     
  • Danel Hohenhaus, 1st Class Honours awarded 2011