Biography:  Andreas Kupz is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow and leads the Tuberculosis Immunology group at the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University. Andreas completed his MSc/Diplom in biology at Humboldt-University in Berlin and a PhD in microbiology and immunology at the University of Melbourne. He performed his postdoctoral training at the Max-Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Germany as an NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow. His current research focuses on the pathogenic microbes Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Toxoplasma gondii, in particular vaccine development for tuberculosis. His research is funded by the NHMRC, the NIH and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is co-chair of the ‘Live Attenuated Vaccines’ research community at the Collaboration for Tuberculosis Vaccine Discovery (CTVD) consortium hosted by the Gates Foundation. 

About School research seminars

Seminars cover all aspects of chemistry and molecular biosciences and are delivered by visiting national and international academics. PhD completion seminars are also incorporated into the program.

Seminars are usually held in person and via zoom. All are welcome to attend.