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Seminar : Anya Jones and Kyle Mincham invited by Marie Bodinier

Seminar with  A. Jones and K. Mincham
© Anya Jones _ Kyle Mincham
Anya Jones and Kyle Mincham presented one of their PhD projects on June 23. They are in their last PhD year in the Human Immunology Group and the Experimental Immunology Group at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, in Australia.

Anya Jones presented:
'' Asthma as a Systemic Disease - Activation of inflammatory cells during asthma exacerbations is initiated prior to their migration to the lung '' _ Abstract

Kyle Mincham spoke about:
'' Reduced susceptibility to allergic airways disease in BALB/c offspring following maternal therapeutic immunomodulator (OM85) treatment during gestation '' _ Abstract


Short Biographies:

Anya holds a MSc of Forensic Science from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She joined the Telethon Kids Institute in 2011 as a research assistant and commenced her PhD journey in 2013. Anya’s research interests include asthma, genomics and systems immunology. She drives and collaborates on projects involving both human research and animal models. Anya’s PhD aims to identify the mechanisms driving acute airway diseases such as viral-induced bronchiolitis and asthma, and to pinpoint molecular targets for new treatments.

Kyle received his BSc in Biomedical Science and Molecular Biology with BSc Hons in Biomedical Science from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.  Kyle began his PhD in 2013 investigating whether treating pregnant mice during gestation with an immune modulating agent (OM85) has the capacity to reduce the susceptibility of their offspring developing allergic airways disease during early life, and to elucidate the cellular and molecular mechanisms underpinning this protection.