All Menzies Memorial Scholars
2014 Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholar in International Law
Christine holds a Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences and a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney. She received numerous academic prizes, including the prize for first place in Australian Constitutional Law. Christine was Associate to the Honourable Justice Susan Kiefel AC at the High Court of Australia.
In October 2014, Christine will commence the Bachelor of Civil Law degree at the University of Oxford in the field of international law, focusing particularly on the relationship between international human rights law and the rights and freedoms protected in Australia under the common law and the Constitution.
2001 NH MRC/RG Menzies Fellowship
Menzies Memorial Scholars Association, President 2009-2011
PhD, Division of Immunology and Cell Biology, John Curtin School of Medical Research.
Thesis: "Prime-boost immunization and the nature of the induced immune response"
Marie took up her Fellowship at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, Radcliff Hospital, Oxford University in March 2002. Her course of study was “Analysis of CD8 T cell memory generation following cell mediated vaccination strategies”.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Experimental Immunology, Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia. Marie's work focuses on understanding T cell responses in persisting infections and interactions of T cells with the innate immune system.