Contacts

Doctor Celine Deffrasnes

Senior Research Officer

Background

Celine completed her PhD in microbiology and immunology at the Infectious Disease Research Centre and Laval University in Quebec City Canada and subsequently completed postdoctoral training In Viral Immunopathology (West Nile virus encephalitis) with Prof Nicholas King at the University of Sydney, in Disease Prevention & Detection (Hendra virus, paramyxoviruses, human & avian influenza viruses) with Dr Andrew Bean at the CSIRO/ACDP in Geelong and more recently in Viral Pathogenesis (Rabies virus & lyssaviruses) with Dr Greg Moseley at Monash University. Celine brings a wealth of experience in molecular biology, virology, host-pathogen interactions, immune evasion, antivirals and the study of emerging viral pathogens and has a strong interest in research translation having completed The Bridge Program (MTP Connect).

Qualifications

  • 2002, BSc, Infectious Disease Research Centre and Laval Universite, Quebec, Canada
  • 2004, MSc, Infectious Disease Research Centre and Laval Universite, Quebec, Canada
  • 2009, PhD, Infectious Disease Research Centre and Laval Universite, Quebec, Canada