Prof Rod Dunbar

Professor Rod Dunbar holds both a medical degree (MBChB) and a PhD from the University of Otago in New Zealand.  He spent 6 years as a post-doctoral research fellow in human immunology at the University of Oxford, before returning to New Zealand in 2002 under a Wellcome Trust International Senior Research Fellowship to establish his current lab at the University of Auckland’s School of Biological Sciences.  Since 2009 Professor Dunbar has also served as the Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, the national Centre of Research Excellence focused on the discovery of new human therapeutics.