School of Health and Life Sciences

Dr. Wallace, Morgan

Phone: (03) 53279939
Email: m.wallace@federation.edu.au
Room: Y140
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Biomedical Science

Qualifications

  • PhD (Immunology) Monash University
  • BSc. (Hons), Monash University

Teaching Areas

  • Immunology, Genetics, Haematology
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Program Coordinator
  • Research Supervision

Professional Associations

  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI)

Research Interests

Dr Morgan Wallace has worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at several leading research institutes including the University of Massachussetts (USA) the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and St Vincent’s Institute in Melbourne. Her research interests centre on cancer immunology, investigating T cell activation and function, cytokine signaling and immune regulation in the context of cancer. She is currently collaborating with researchers at the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute (FECRI) in Ballarat to define the role of immune system in haematological malignancies including Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia and Multiple Myeloma.

Publications (last 5 years)

Refereed Articles

Wallace ME, Alcantara MB, Minoda, Y, Kannourakis G, Berzins SP (2015) An emerging role for immune regulatory subsets in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Int, Immunopharmacol Apr 7. pii: S1567-5769(15)00149-6.