Maria Kaparakis-Liaskos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology at La Trobe University, and Deputy Director of the Research Centre for Extracellular Vesicles. Her primary research interests aim to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms whereby bacteria and their products modulate host immunity, with particular focus on Helicobacter pylori and bacterial membrane vesicles.
Maria obtained her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from The University of Melbourne, undertook postdoctoral studies at Monash University and then established a research group at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. In 2017, Maria moved to La Trobe University where she currently leads the Bacterial Membrane Vesicles and Host-Pathogen Interactions laboratory.
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