Siriraj International Visiting Scholar at the Department of Immunology

Welcome, Prof. Gregory J. Bancroft, Professor of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, to serve as Siriraj International Visiting Scholars at the Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, starting from May 22nd–June 2nd, 2022.

Prof. Bancroft is specialized in immunology, modeling, and vaccinology, with over 30 years of experience in this field. His current research relates to understanding the mechanisms of pathogenesis and the development of novel vaccines against two critical pathogenic bacteria, M. tuberculosis, and B. pseudomallei. Also, he uses approaches of experimental modeling, cell mediated immunity, and imaging in studies on the causative agent of melioidosis (B. pseudomallei), a significant cause of septic death in rural Thailand and northern Australia.