Dr Michelle Wykes

Michelle Wykes Michelle Wykes is an ARC Future Fellow and Head of the Molecular Immunology Laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, in Brisbane, Australia. She is an immunologist with expertise in identifying novel functions of dendritic cells which initiate and regulate immunity and their downstream effects on immunity and immunological memory.  Her laboratory is currently interested in understanding the mechanisms by which Programmed cell death pathway (PD-1) and its ligands PD-L1 and PD-L2 (expressed on dendritic cells) drive disease.