Postgrad. Dip. Ed. 2010 Queensland Institute of Technology, Australia
Postdoctoral Training 1985 National Cancer Institute, USA
PhD 1984 University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
BSc 1974 University of Cape Town, South Africa
Awards and Honours:
Poliomyelitis Foundation PhD Scholar
CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fogarty International Postdoctoral Fellowship
Viertel Foundation Award
Best Poster Award – Texas UK Collaborative Bioscientific Program, London, UK
Visiting Scientist, Rijeka Medical School, Croatia.
Research Officer, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. 1976
Fogarty Visiting Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Maryland, USA. 1985
Senior Research Officer, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia. 1989
Senior Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 2001
Visiting Fellow, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia. 2011
Associate Professor, Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia. 2012 – present.
The immunopathology of acute and chronic virus-host interactions (cytomegalovirus, hepatitis B virus, human immunodeficiency virus) in the context of cytokine production, cytotoxic and regulatory T lymphocytes and macrophages.
The role of cytokines in blood cell development.
The effects of Interferon gamma on lipid metabolism in the macrophage.
The biology and function of neutrophils in cystic fibrosis.
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. (1981 – 1984). Undergraduate Program.
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (1989 – 2001). Undergraduate Program
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (1989 – 2001). Postgraduate Program
Superviser and examiner of Honours, Masters and PhD students.
Griffiths University, Brisbane, Australia (1989 – 2001). Postgraduate Program.
Superviser of Honours, Masters and PhD students
Griffiths University, Brisbane, Australia (1998 – 2001). Undergraduate Program.
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. (2001-2009).
Guest lectures to undergraduates in Virology. Supervision of PhD students.
Postgraduate Diploma in High School Education, Queensland Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 2010.