Menzies seminar series 


Dr Rama Jayaraj presents ‘Protective efficacy of Fasciola developmental stage specific recombinant antigens’, on Monday 30 June from 12pm to 1pm.

In his presentation Dr Jayaraj will discuss the results of a study which suggest that cathepsin B is a valuable target antigen for the development of an effective drug target against fluke infection.

Rama Jayaraj is a vet cum biotechnologist who recently started as research officer in Skin Pathogen division at the Menzies School of Health Research. He has worked as senior research fellow in the Department of Genetics and Breeding, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India.

Dr Jayaraj did his PhD in RMIT University, Melbourne and worked in Fasciola vaccine development project. He has specialised in proteomics, bioinformatics, molecular parasitology and immunology.

This seminar takes place in the Menzies Seminar Room, John Mathews Building, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus.