The Tscharke Group - Viruses and Immunity

Viruses and Immunity

Research interests

  • Immunity to virus infection and in particular CD8+ T cells;
  • Poxviruses and herpesviruses;
  • Antigen presentation.

Recent grants

  • NHMRC Project Grant, APP1049760; $517,097; CIA: MC Cook, CIB: DC Tscharke. Title: Genomic medicine for human immune deficiency. 2013-2015.
  • ARC Future Fellowship, FT110100310; $714,528; Fellow DC Tscharke. Title: Virus and host genes and the outcome of infection. 2012-2015.
  • NHMRC Project Grant, APP1023141; $562,350; CIA: DC Tscharke, CIB: A Purcell (Melb). Title: Quantification of antigen presentation to CD8 T cells during virus infection. 2012-2014.
  • NHMRC Project Grant, no APP1005846, $555,048. CIA: F. Carbone, CIB: D. Tscharke. Title:Anti-viral immunity and the survival of cells infected with herpes simplex virus in vivo. 2011-2013.
  • NHMRC Project Grant, no 509199, $483,750. CIA: F. Carbone, CIB: D. Tscharke. Title:Why eczema increases the severity of virus infections. 2008-2010.
  • Subcontract to National Institutes of Health, USA grant HHSN272200700038C, Subaward PI: C. Goodnow, D. Tscharke share: USD$291,500. Title: Systems approach to immunity and inflammation. 2008-2012.
  • NHMRC R Douglas Wright Biomedical Career Development Award, no 418108, D. Tscharke , Fellow. Title: CD8+ T cell immunity to viruses and recombinant vaccines. 2007-2011.
  • National Institutes of Health, USA grant RO1AI067401, USD$754,850. D. Tscharke PI (or CIA), G. Karupiah and M. Buller. Title: CD8+ T cell specificity in mouse models of smallpox vaccination and challenge. Sept 2006 - Aug 2010.


Selected publications

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