Si Ming Man
2015 NHMRC Menzies Fellow
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Si Ming Man completed a Bachelor of Medical Science at UNSW in 2007 and was awarded First Class Honours and the University Medal. In 2009, Si Ming was awarded a highly competitive fully-funded Cambridge International Scholarship to pursue a PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Dr Man was awarded the NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellowship to continue his studies on innate immunity at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He will complete the second part of his Fellowship at the Australian National University in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease.
Studied at: Jude Children's Research Hospital; Australian National University
Dr Si Ming Man is currently an NHMRC post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He completed a Bachelor of Medical Science in the School of BABS at UNSW and graduating with a First Class Honours degree and the University Medal. Dr Man then completed a MSc in BABS after which he was awarded a highly competitive scholarship to undertake a PhD at the University of Cambridge in the UK. After completing his PhD, which focused on the role of inflammasome activation in the host defense against Salmonella infection, he was appointed a postdoctoral fellow in one of the leading labs in the field of innate immunity, located at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Dr Man was awarded the NHMRC/R.G. Menzies Early Career Fellowship (2015-2018), the NHMRC Frank Fenner Early Career Fellowship, St. Jude Neoma Boadway Fellowship and the Thermo Fisher Trainee Achievement Award by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI).
Scholarship Year: 2015
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