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Case studies

Find out more about our research from a selection of key projects within the Institute.

2D Scatter plot depicting lipids found by LipidFinder

Finding new lipids

Developing new methods to enable discovery of lipid classes important for health and disease

Immune fingerprints during acute infection

Diagnostic immune fingerprints

Identifying unique biomarker signatures for point-of-care diagnosis of acute infections

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: By NIAID/NIH - NIAID Flickr's photostream, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18233598

Predicting the molecular cause of autoimmune diseases

Understanding how t-cells respond to peptides in order to predict autoimmune diseases.

T Lymphocytes and cancer cell

Dissecting successful immunotherapy

Understanding how T-cells respond to immunotherapy for skin cancer

Manual tracking of neutrophil recruitment from vessel (top) to wound (bottom), and reverse migration (red track) from DIC movie data in a zebrafish larvae (courtesy Ana Cvejic).

Drosophila wound imaging

Investigating the inflammatory response to tissue damage and cancer using various models which are amenable to live imaging.