Professorial Research Fellow, Molecular Immunology, Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine Australia
Associate Professor John Miles was awarded BSc Hons in 2001 and a PhD in 2008 from the University of Queensland. His work involves understanding basic immune processes which determine the host?s response to infectious disease and chronic conditions.
He has been awarded a NHMRC Dora Lush Biomedical Postgraduate Scholarship, a NHMRC Overseas Biomedical Fellowship, Welcome Trust VIP Award, WORD Medical Research Fellowship and NHMRC Career Development Fellowships Level 1 and Level 2 (2017-2020). Other awards include the Young Tall Poppy Science Award from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science and Centenary Medal from the Australian Government and her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for Distinguished Service to Medical Research and the Community. John spent 2008-2012 researching immunomonitoring and immune engineering technologies at Cardiff University and was promoted Head of the Human Immunity Laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute from 2012-2016. In 2016, John joined the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine is currently a Principal Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology at the Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics and the Centre for Biosecurity and Tropical Infectious Diseases. His research has been funded by 12 national and international schemes including Perpetual, NHMRC and ARC.