Samira Hosseini from the Testis Development and Male Germ Cell Biology Research Group at Hudson Institute

Samira Hosseini


PhD student

Area of study:

Reproductive Immunology

Year of enrolment:


Why did you choose Hudson Institute and your research group?

Hudson Institute has a very good reputation. Here, I have the chance to do high quality research and access to the latest technologies. The seminars and scientific meetings are really eye opening. I love the multicultural environment and there are lots of friendly gatherings for students.

What is your research about and what do you hope to achieve?

To investigate the mechanisms and implications of immune-germ cells dialogue in human and mouse testis during fetal development and testicular germ cell tumours (TGCTs).

What opportunities have you had at Hudson Institute?

I have had the opportunity to receive high quality training and improve my research skills. I have also been able to participate in scientific meetings and gatherings, and to advance my knowledge by meeting other students and leaders in my field.

How will your research help others?

Functional and developmental characterisation of resident and infiltrating immune cells will help decipher facets of immune editing during testis cancer development and infertility.