Lachlan Gray works as an NHMRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the HIV Neuropathogenesis Laboratory at the Burnet Institute (Australia) and Monash University (Melbourne, VIC, Australia) since 2010. As a molecular virologist, his research interests include determining how HIV enters cells of the immune system with a focus on how HIV enters cells within the brain, how HIV replicates within brain cells, how HIV infection of the brain leads to HIV dementia, and the effects of antiviral drugs that target virus entry in the brain. Gray holds a Ph.D. degree (2009), a B.S. degree (honors, 2003), and another B.S. degree (2002), all from the University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. After completing his B.S. with honors degree at Melbourne University and the Burnet Institute in 2003, under the supervision of Professor Paul Gorry, Dr. Gray then undertook a Research Assistant position in 2004 in the HIV Molecular Pathogenesis Laboratory, Burnet Institute, Australia. In 2005 he commenced his Ph.D. degree in Professor Paul Gorry’s Lab under the cosupervision of Associate Professor Melissa Churchill, which he completed in 2009. Dr. Gray commenced his postdoctoral training at Monash University and Burnet Institute in 2010 under the supervision of Professor Steve Wesselingh.
Biography Updated on 7 February 2013