Project Area C

Candida albicans: From commensal to pathogen

Project Area C Team
Project Area C Team
  • Molecular characterisation of Candida albicans translocation through epithelial tissue
  • Regulation of Candida albicans virulence traits by protein kinases
  • Intrinsic modulation of neutrophil antifungal activity against Candida albicans
  • Mechanisms of adhesion and modulation of human immune cells by Candida albicans
  • Gastrointestinal colonisation and mechanisms of translocation of Candida albicans through gut mucosa
  • Role of secreted Candida albicans proteins in immune evasion and pathogenicity