Dr. Garwin Kim Sing

Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

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Education:
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.

Appointments:

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.

Research Interests:

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.

Teaching:


University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. (1981 – 1984).  Undergraduate Program.

Immunology


University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia  (1989 – 2001).  Undergraduate Program

Virology


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.

Medical Microbiology.




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.



 

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