Shaun has expertise in T cell differentiation and chemokine receptor-mediated T cell migration. Work in his laboratory at the University of Adelaide has centred around understanding the biology of various members of the chemokine gene superfamily, in particular their role in resistance to infection, in cancer (solid tumour growth and metastasis) and in autoimmune diseases.
His research contribution has been recognised in industry and he has consulted for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. He is a past member of the Research Advisory Group for Cancer Council SA. Shaun is published in Nature, Nature Immunology, Nature Communications and Science Immunology, and has 10,000+ citations in the scientific literature.