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Te Tari Moromoroiti me te Ārai Mate

Gaurav Chandra Gyanwali


Current research:

PhD Thesis: 

"Role for host exocytosis in Internalin A-mediated entry of Listeria monocytogenes in mammalian cell"

Supervisors: Associate Professor Keith Ireton


Achievements:

2019: Queenstown Molecular Biology Travel Grant.

2019: DT Jones Travel Grant.

2019: Department of Microbiology and Immunology Postgraduate Travel Grant.

2019: Division of Health Science Postgraduate Travel Grant.

2019: Postgraduate Student Representative, Department of Microbiology and Immunology. 

2019: 1st place poster prize in Microbiology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry joint research celebration. 

2018: 2nd place poster prize in Microbiology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry joint research celebration.

2017: University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship. 


 

Publications:

Susan Saila, Gaurav Chandra Gyanwali, Mazhar Hussain, Antonella Gianfelice, Keith Ireton, (2019). The Host GTPase Arf1 and Its Effectors AP1 and PICK1 Stimulate Actin Polymerization and Exocytosis To Promote Entry of Listeria monocytogenes.  Infection and Immunity. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00578-1.  

Bhalla, Manmeet, Van Ngo, Hoan, Gyanwali, Gaurav Chandra, Ireton, K., (2018). The host scaffolding protein Filamin A and the exocyst complex control exocytosis during InlB-mediated entry of Listeria monocytogenes. Infection and Immunity. 87(1) e00689-18.