Ali A. Ashkar, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
905-525-9140, ext. 22311
McMaster University, MDCL 4015 1200 Main St. West Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1

Research Interests:

  • Innate immunity against microbial pathogens, particularly mucosal viral infections
  • Induction of innate immunity by TLR ligands/agonists
  • Innate antimicrobial and anti-tumor activities of NK cells and IL-15
  • Experimental mouse model of human infection diseases: application of humanized mouse model