*Seminar Series: CIDR Forum
*Location: Large Seminar Room, QBP
*Date: 28/07/2017
*Time: 10:00

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*Title of talk: Innate immunity and inflammasome responses to intracellular pathogens and cancer
*Speaker's name: Dr Si Ming Man
*Speaker's organisation: Australian National University
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Speaker's bio: Dr Si Ming Man received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, for his work on inflammasomes in the host defence against Salmonella infection. He obtained his postdoctoral training from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA, where he studied inflammasome signalling in the host response to infection and cancer. Currently, he is a Group Leader and an NHMRC Council R.G. Menzies Fellow at the Australian National University, Australia, where his laboratory focuses on innate immunity in the host defence against infectious diseases and the development of cancer and other chronic diseases. He was a recipient of a Thermo Fisher Trainee Achievement Award from the American Association of Immunologists (AAI), the Milstein Young Investigator Award from the International Society and Interferon Society, the Jim Pittard Early Career Award from the Australian Society for Microbiologists, and a Frank Fenner Early Career Fellowship Award from the NHMRC.

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*Host name: Kate Schroder
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*Host email: k.schroder@imb.uq.edu.au