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Senior Research Officer

Dr Emma de Jong obtained her PhD in 2016 from Murdoch University and is now a post-doctoral researcher within the Systems Immunology lab at the Telethon Kids Institute.

Her research falls within in a specialised area combining immunology, transcriptomics and bioinformatics to better understand disease process spanning a wide range of research fields including cancer, asthma, cystic fibrosis and infection.

Through exploratory data analysis techniques, and the integration of large biological data sets with existing prior knowledge, her research aims to pinpoint disease mechanisms and highlight potential avenues for therapeutic intervention.