Jordan Lukacs, HBSc
Supervisor:Dr. Brent Johnston
Program of Study:MSc, Microbiology & Immunology
Project Title:Combining engineered oncolytic viruses and NKT cell immunotherapy in cancer control
Scholarships and/or Awards:
- Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2020
- I3V Graduate Studentship 2020 - 2022
Career Aspirations:I plan to transition into a PhD program in Microbiology & Immunology to explore the efficacy of our combined therapies and unravel the roles of NKT cell subsets in lung tumorigenesis. Following this, I plan to pursue a Postdoctoral Fellowship to further explore the potential of oncolytic virotherapy and immunotherapies in the treatment of other cancers.
In progress: Submitted to Viruses.
Jackson, R., Lukacs, J. D., & Zehbe, I. (2019). The potentials and pitfalls of a human cervical organoid model including Langerhans cells. bioRxiv, 733501.