Researcher biography

Professor Di Yu was awarded his PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) in 2007. After conducting a postdoctoral training at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, he joined Monash University as a Group Leader in 2011. He was appointed as Associated Professor by ANU in 2017 and Professor by the University of Queesland in 2019. In the Laboratory for T-cell Immune Mechanism, Monitoring and Modulation (TIM3),Professor Yu and his team investigate the mechanisms that regulate the functions of T cell subsets in human health and disease and aim to design new strategies to monitor personal immune status and modulate immune pathways to treat autoimmune diseases, cancer and infection. He has published in high impact journals including Nature, Nature Immunology, Nature Medicine and Immunity and is recognised as Global Highly Cited Researcher (2019, 2020) by Clarivate and Web of Sciences.