Dr Michael Jackson

Senior Lecturer

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre Building (2E:118)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I completed my undergraduate studies at Adelaide University, and a Ph.D in the Dept of Surgery, Flinders University. I am currently the Lead International for the College of Medicine and Public Health, where I am involved in shaping the College approach to International engagement, marketing and student recruitment. I am also coordinator of the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences/MD Double Degree in medicine, and head the immunology teaching in the MD, Bachelor of Medical Science, and other degree programs at Flinders University. My research interests include the development of functiional autoantibodies in Type 1 Diabetes and Narcolepsy, and currently supervise Ph.D students and research staff in the Autoimmunity Research Laboratory, Flinders University.

Key responsibilities

Lead for International Strategy for College of Medicine and Public Health

Course coordinator for Bachelor of Clinical Sciences

Topic coordinator for MMED 2935, MDSC 3102
Senior Lecturer - MMED 2935, MMED 3939, MDS 2000, NUTD 3102 and Flinders Graduate Entry Medical Program (GEMP)

Teaching interests
Undergraduate: The teaching of Immunology and Autoimmunity in human health and disease.
Postgraduate: Mentorship and supervision of Honours and Doctoral students and Post-doctoral researchers in the discipline of Immunology and Autoimmunity.
Topic coordinator
MMED2935 Human Immunology and Infectious Disease
MDSC3102 Professional Placement Medical Science
Topic lecturer
NUTD3102 Nutrients role and function
MMED3939 Medical Virology, Immunology and Immunopathogenesis
MMED2935 Human Immunology and Infectious Disease
Supervisory interests
Autoimmune diseases
Clinical immunology/allergy
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Functional autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes (1), Characterisation of anti-ZnT8 responses in type 1 diabetes (1), Stress modification in pancreatic beta cells (1)
Associate supervisor: Neuronal mechanisms underlaying Hirschsprung's Disease (1), Proteomic analysis of serum autoantibodies (1), Microbiology and infectious diseases (1)
Associate supervisor: Proteomic characterisation of autoantibodies in Lupus (1), B Cell apotopes of the 60-kDa Ro/SSA and La/SSB autoantigens (1), Autoantibody-mediated bladder dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes (1)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Rhianna Lindop

Chancellors Medal - JUN 2014