Jose Villadangos

After obtaining his PhD in Madrid, Spain, Jose trained at MIT, Harvard and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. He is now a Professor of the University of Melbourne with a dual appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Peter Doherty Institute and the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at the Bio21 Institute. Jose has authored over 160 papers that have received >18,000 citations (h-index >60). Jose is the past and current Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Immunology and Current Research in Immunology, respectively. He is an Honorary Life Member and recipient of the Derek Rowley Medal of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology. His research interests include: (i) Antigen presentation by classical and non-classical MHC molecules; (ii) Development and function of Dendritic Cells and other antigen presenting cells; (iii) Trogocytosis; (iv) Anti-viral immunity; (v) Immunosuppression post-sepsis or trauma; (vi) Immunometabolism and O-GlcNAcylation; (vii) RNA vaccination.