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Dr Vijaya Madhavi

Dr Vijaya Madhavi

Dr Vijaya Madhavi

(03) 8344 0764 | [email protected]

Position:
Postdoctoral Researcher
Theme(s):
Immunology, HIV
Unit(s):
Department of Microbiology and Immunology (DMI)
Lab Group(s):
Kent Group

Dr Vijaya Madhavi is as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the HIV Vaccine Research laboratory of Professor Stephen Kent in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. She obtained her PhD degree in 2015 in the field of HIV immunology from the University of Melbourne. She initially completed Bachelors in Microbiology and then Masters in Molecular Microbiology from the University of Hyderabad in India. 

  • Key Achievements
    • Vijaya has published experience in the field of HIV immunology. Her current research focuses on understanding the role of anti-HIV antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) immunity in aiding safe and effective HIV vaccine design as well as HIV cure research. She was awarded the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) to collaborate with HIV immunologists at the National AIDS Research Institute in Pune, India on HIV vaccine research studies.

    Publications
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    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 Robert De Rose
        Senior Research Officer
      • Dr Marit Kramski
        Research Officer
      • Dr Wendy Winnall
        Research Officer
      • Dr Matt Parsons
        Research Officer
      • Dr Amy Chung
        Research Officer
      • Dr Adam Wheatley
        Research Officer
      • Sheilajen (Vinca) Alcantara
        Technical Assistant
      • Megan Schepers
      • Thakshila Amarasena
        Technical Assistant
      • Jane Batten
      • Shayarana Gooneratne
        Research Assistant
      • Joshua Glass
        PhD Student
      • Wen Shi Lee
        PhD Student
      • Vijaya Madhavi
        PhD Student
      • Fernanda Ana-Sosa Batiz
        PhD Student
      • Hyon-Xhi Tan
        PhD Student
      • Kevin John Selva
        PhD Student
      • Hillary Vanderven
        PhD Student
      • Matthew Worley
        PhD Student
      • Anne Kristensen
        MSc Student
      • William Lay
        3rd Undergraduate Student
      • Jennifer Juno
        Researcher
      • Kuangyu Fei
        Masters student
      • Hannah Kelly
        Research Assistant