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Christina Nelson

Christina Nelson

Christina Nelson

NA | chris.nelson@unimelb.edu.au

Position:
Research Assistant
Unit(s):
Department of Microbiology and Immunology (DMI) , The University of Melbourne
Lab Group(s):
Kent Group

Christina Nelson has a Bachelor of Science (2016) with a major in Biochemistry and minor in Chemistry from Monash University. She was awarded the top third year prize for her studies in Biochemistry. Throughout her degree, she ranked first multiple times in her academic subjects and received a Summer Research Scholarship with Professor Christina Mitchell’s Laboratory at Monash University. In 2018, she graduated with First Class Honours in Biochemistry with the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. She has had experience working as a Research Assistant, Technical Assistant and Senior Laboratory Technician.

  • Key Achievements
      • Awarded the top third year biochemistry prize (2016)
      • Dean’s List Award for outstanding academic achievement in the previous academic year (2016)
      • Published a review article during her undergraduate studies in Reinvention: an International Journal of Undergraduate Research (2016)
      • Awarded a Summer Research Scholarship in Professor Christina Mitchell’s Laboratory (2015)
    Research Groups
    • Kent Group

      Stephen’s group studies immunity to HIV and influenza. They are analysing a variety of vaccine strategies, including nanoparticle-based vaccines. They are studying a series of immune responses to gain better insights into protective immunity to important viral pathogens.


      Lab Team

      Kent Group

      • Dr Adam Wheatley
        Group Leader | Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Dr Amy Chung
        Group Leader | Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Jennifer Juno
        Group Leader | Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Emily Pilkington
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Hyon-Xhi Tan
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Kevin John Selva
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Martin Killian
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Dr Mingyang Wang
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Wen Shi Lee
        Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Ebene Haycroft
        Research Assistant
      • Ester Lopez
        Research Assistant
      • Robyn Esterbauer
        Research Assistant
      • Sriveni Pantham
        Research Assistant
      • Thakshila Amarasena
        Technical Assistant
      • Jane Batten
        Administrative Assistant
      • Hannah Kelly
        PhD Student
      • Isaac Barber-Axthelm
        PhD Student
      • Research Assistant
      • Kathleen Wragg
        Research Assistant
      • Kirsty Field
        Honours Student
      • Julius Wong
        PhD Student
      • Mai Vu
        PhD Student
      • Marloes Grobben
        PhD Student
      • Matthew Worley
        PhD Student
      • Samantha Davis
        PhD Student
      • Timon Damelang
        PhD Student
      • Wenbo Jiang
        PhD Student
      • Yi Liu
        PhD Student
      • Professor David O'Connor
        Honorary
      • Dr David (Yi) Ju
        Honorary
      • Hillary Vanderven
        Honorary
      • Dr Matt Parsons
        Honorary