Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Dr Rachel Botting

Research Associate


I studied Biomedical Science at the University of Technology of Sydney, during which I spent a year researching gene therapy targeting liver metabolic diseases at the Children’s Medical Research Institute. I undertook by PhD with the University of Sydney at the Westmead Institute, where I researched sexual transmission of HIV, specifically focusing on the involvement of cells found in the human anogenital tract. I’m currently working in the Haniffa lab at the Institute of Cellular Medicine, University of Newcastle, where I’m researching immunology and development of human skin.

Areas of expertise

  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Development biology

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