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Laila Abudulai

Dr Laila Abudulai

Lecturer (CMCA@Bayliss)
Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, Centre for (CMCA)

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Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA)
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 4457
Room 1.42, Bayliss Building, Perth campus
Dr Laila Abudulai is a Lecturer and the Biomedical Sciences Application Group Leader at the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA). Laila joined the CMCA in November 2016 after successfully completing her PhD in Pathology at The University of Western Australia (UWA) where she studied antibody dysfunction in chronic HIV-1 infection. Laila also holds a B.Sc. (Honours, first class) in Chemistry from Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada and a Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science from UWA.
Google Scholar Profile:

1.French, M.A., Tjiam, M.C., Abudulai, L.N. and Fernandez, S. Anti-viral functions of HIV-1 specific IgG antibodies: effects of antiretroviral therapy and implications for therapeutic HIV-1 vaccine design. Frontiers in Immunology. 2017;8:780

2.Abudulai, L.N., Fernandez, S., Corscadden, K., Burrows, S., Hunter, M., Tjiam, M.C., Kirkham, L.A., Post, J.J. and French, M.A. Production of IgG2 antibodies to pneumococcal polysaccharides is associated with expansion of circulating ICOS+ follicular-helper T cells, which is impaired by HIV infection. Plos One. 2017; 12(5): e0176641

3. Abudulai LN, Fernandez S, Corscadden K, Hunter M, Kirkham LA, Post JJ and French MA. Chronic HIV-1 infection induces B cell dysfunction and exhaustion that are incompletely resolved by long-term antiretroviral therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016; 71(4): 381-389.

4.French MA, Abudulai LN and Fernandez S. Isotype diversification of IgG Antibodies to HIV Gag Proteins as a Therapeutic Vaccination Strategy for HIV Infection. Vaccines. 2013; 1(3): 328-342.

5.Turcotte D, Headley JV, Abudulai LN, Hodson PV and Brown RS. Identification of phase II in vivo metabolites of alkyl-anthracenes in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Chemosphere. 2011; 85(10): 1585-91.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Laila is a Lecturer and the Biomedical Sciences Application Group Leader at the CMCA, UWA. Her key roles include collaborating with researchers on projects involving the use of high-resolution mass spectrometry for proteomic analysis.

Her areas of expertise include immunology of infectious diseases, bacterial vaccines, molecular biology, high-resolution mass spectrometry in metabolomics and proteomics and flow cytometry.
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