Shirley Lu

Research Assistant


After graduating from the University of Melbourne with Bachelor of Biomedicine (Immunology), Shirley completed her Honours degree at the Burnet Institute in 2021. Her project focused on understanding human antibody responses in malaria-infected individuals.

Shirley is currently working as a research assistant in the Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Group to further her learning of the human immune response to infectious diseases.


  • Present: Research Assistant, Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Group, Burnet Institute


  • 2020-2021: Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours), University of Melbourne
  • 2017-2019: Bachelor of Biomedicine (Immunology), University of Melbourne