Dr Kathleen McCaffrey is a member of the Innate Immune Responses to Infection Research group in the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases.
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Dr Kitty McCaffrey is a senior postdoctoral fellow in the Innate Immunity to Infection laboratory. Her research focuses on viral and bacterial pathogens and their subversion of host innate-immune responses. Dr McCaffrey has received a number of prestigious awards during her research career in Australia, Singapore and Europe, including a Dora Lush Biomedical Postgraduate Scholarship (2007), Imperial College Junior Research Fellowship (2012), Marie Curie International Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013) and an Endeavour Research Fellowship (2016). Her recent work investigating changes to the host epitranscriptome during bacterial infection was recently awarded a 2023 Human Frontier Science Program (HSFP) grant with Professor Elizabeth Hartland.