Prof. Ed. Lavelle

Prof. Ed. Lavelle

Professor in Immunology, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

Professor Ed Lavelle graduated with a BSc in Microbiology from University College Galway and a PhD in Immunology from the University of Plymouth. He carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Nottingham, Rowett Research Institute and Trinity College Dublin on vaccine adjuvants and immunomodulation. He was appointed at Trinity College Dublin as a lecturer in 2004, associate Professor in 2012 and Professor in Immunology in 2015. His main research area is the development of injectable and mucosal vaccines with a focus on the mechanisms by which vaccine adjuvants modulate innate and adaptive immune responses. Prof Lavelle is President of the 2024 European Congress of Immunology and former President of the Irish Society for Immunology and head of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

 

3D mammosphere culture of breast epithelial cell line MCF10A.

Courtesy of Dr. Emer Bourke, NUI Galway

Phospho-Akt expression and localisation

Mediated by VEGF in A549 lung cancer cells. Visualised by high content image analysis.

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

Metaphase chromosome spread of Jurkat T-lymphoma cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Apoptosis assessment of SKMES-1 lung cancer cells

Using a multiparameter apoptosis staining kit, showing cell nuclei (blue), actin (green) and mitochondrial activity (orange).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

HeLa Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

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Mitotic Chronic Myelogenous Leukaemia K562 Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Cell to Cell Tweeting

Via nanoparticles (red) in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)

Courtesy of Sinéad Lindsay, UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin (UCD) Ireland.

Confocal Microscopy Analysis

Of phospho-Akt expression in H460 lung cancer cells in response to hypoxia (0.5% O2).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

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