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News and outreach highlights
Associate Professor Dunstone’s work has received coverage in many outlets, here are some highlights.
About Associate Professor Michelle Dunstone’s research:
- Scientists make inroads in understanding how immune cells kill bacteria, Monash BDI News, September 2019
- Lab Talk: How to punch big holes in cells; Cosmos Magazine, June 2015. Michelle describes her research into the lethal hole-punching protein that can go awry to cause autoimmune diseases.
- Carnivorous mushrooms reveal human immune trick, Science in Public, February 2015, Associate Professor Duntone and her collaborators’ findings, published in PLOS Biology, received widespread media coverage including an article in New Scientist.
a feat that may help tackle our own autoimmune and bacterial diseases.
Funding, recognition and outreach:
- Gut Feelings exhibition launch, Michelle’s 3D printed plastic model of a hole-punching protein ‘pleurotolysin’ was displayed at the Gut Feelings exhibition in the Mind and Body Gallery of the Melbourne Museum (until February 2020)
- ARC funding success at the Monash BDI, Monash BDI News, November 2017
- Monash BDI researchers speak at Melbourne Knowledge Week, Associate Professor Dunstone spoke about using imaging technologies to help us understand the different ways our immune system kills, June 2017
- The 2016 Eppendorf Edman Award: Michelle Dunstone, ASBMB News
- 2009 AIPS Tall Poppies Victorian Award Winner: Michelle Dunstone, AIPS News
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