Professor Jennifer Stow
Professor Jennifer Stow is Deputy Director (Research), Professorial Fellow and head of the Protein Trafficking and Inflammation laboratory at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), The University of Queensland, Australia. With a PhD awarded at Monash University in Melbourne, she then trained as a Fogarty International Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University School of Medicine (USA) in the Department of Cell Biology. She was then appointed as an Assistant Professor at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston. In 1994 she returned to Australia as a Wellcome Trust Senior Medical Research Fellow at The University of Queensland where her work continues. Her research has uncovered new trafficking pathways and regulatory machinery in cells, including pathways for cytokine release in macrophages. Her group is currently focused on surface membrane domains, phagocytic and endocytic pathways and regulators for cytokine control and the modulation of inflammation.