Professor Shaun McColl

Professor of Immunology

Director, Centre for Molecular Pathology, University of Adelaide

Professor Shaun McColl has expertise in T cell differentiation and chemokine receptor-mediated T cell migration. Work in his laboratory is centred around the understanding of 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. Shaun served for five years as associate editor at the Journal of Immunology and currently serves as review editor for T cell memory in Frontiers in Immunology. He reviews manuscripts for a range of other international journals Nature, Nature Immunology, Science Signaling, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) and Blood, as well as national and international funding bodies. 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. Professor McColl is published in Nature, Nature Immunology, Nature Communications and Science Immunology, and has over 10,000 citations in the scientific literature.