Prof Jamie Rossjohn

NHMRC Australia Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University

Jamie is a world-leading X-ray crystallographer and holds a PhD in X-ray crystallography from Bath University.

He is a world-leading X-ray crystallographer and holds a PhD in X-ray crystallography from Bath University. His expertise is in understanding the structural and biophysical basis for T cell recognition of foreign antigens. Working together with fellow Centre colleagues Dale Godfrey and David Fairlie, Jamie studies the molecular interactions of a number of different classes of immune cells with a view to understanding the role they play in infection and immunity.

Jamie has won numerous awards for scientific excellence including the Prime Minister’s Prize for Life Scientist of the Year in 2004, Gottschalk Award from the Australian Academy of Science in 2007, and the Eureka Prize for Scientific Research in 2013. He was also elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2014.

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