Dr Wang Cao

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Frazer Institute
Faculty of Medicine



  • Doctor of Philosophy of Immunology, University of Melbourne


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Journal Article

  • Huang, Qiutong, H. J. Cao, Wang, Curio, Sophie, Yu, Huiyang, Denman, Renae, Chen, Evelyn, Schreuder, Jaring, Dight, James, Chaudhry, M., Jacquelot, Nicolas, Wimmer, Verena C., Seillet, Cyril, Möröy, Tarik and Belz, Gabrielle T. (2024). GFI1B specifies developmental potential of innate lymphoid cell progenitors in the lungs. Science Immunology, 9 (95). doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.adj2654

  • Horsnell, Harry L, Cao, Wang HJ, Belz, Gabrielle T, Mueller, Scott N and Alexandre, Yannick O (2024). The transcription factor SpiB regulates the fibroblastic reticular cell network and CD8+ T‐cell responses in lymph nodes. Immunology & Cell Biology, 102 (4), 269-279. doi: 10.1111/imcb.12740

  • Jacquelot, Nicolas, Xiong, Le, Cao, Wang H.J., Huang, Qiutong, Yu, Huiyang, Sayad, Azin, Anttila, Casey J.A., Baldwin, Tracey M., Hickey, Peter F., Amann-Zalcenstein, Daniela, Ohashi, Pamela S., Nutt, Stephen L., Belz, Gabrielle T. and Seillet, Cyril (2024). PD-1 regulates ILC3-driven intestinal immunity and homeostasis. Mucosal Immunology, 17 (3), 371-386. doi: 10.1016/j.mucimm.2024.03.002

  • Tellier, Julie, Tarasova, Ilariya, Nie, Junli, Smillie, Christopher S., Fedele, Pasquale L., Cao, Wang H. J., Groom, Joanna R., Belz, Gabrielle T., Bhattacharya, Deepta, Smyth, Gordon K. and Nutt, Stephen L. (2024). Unraveling the diversity and functions of tissue-resident plasma cells. Nature Immunology, 25 (2), 330-342. doi: 10.1038/s41590-023-01712-w

  • Cao, Wang and Belz, Gabrielle (2023). Gutsy sensations modulate intestinal disease. Trends in Immunology, 44 (1), 1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.it.2022.11.007

  • Alexandre, Yannick O., Schienstock, Dominik, Lee, Hyun Jae, Gandolfo, Luke C., Williams, Cameron G., Devi, Sapna, Pal, Bhupinder, Groom, Joanna R., Cao, Wang, Christo, Susan N., Gordon, Claire L., Starkey, Graham, D’Costa, Rohit, Mackay, Laura K., Haque, Ashraful, Ludewig, Burkhard, Belz, Gabrielle T. and Mueller, Scott N. (2022). A diverse fibroblastic stromal cell landscape in the spleen directs tissue homeostasis and immunity. Science Immunology, 7 (67) eabj0641, eabj0641. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abj0641

  • Zhan, Yifan, Zhang, Yuxia, Zhang, Shengbo, Coughlan, Hannah, Baldoni, Pedro L., Jacquelot, Nicolas, Cao, Wang H. J., Preston, Simon, Louis, Cynthia, Rautela, Jai, Pellegrini, Marc, Wicks, Ian P., Alexander, Warren S., Harrison, Leonard C., Lew, Andrew M., Smyth, Gordon K., Nutt, Stephen L. and Chopin, Michael (2021). Differential requirement for the Polycomb repressor complex 2 in dendritic cell and tissue-resident myeloid cell homeostasis. Science Immunology, 6 (63) ARTN eabf7268, eabf7268. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abf7268

  • Zhang, Shengbo, Coughlan, Hannah D., Ashayeripanah, Mitra, Seizova, Simona, Kueh, Andrew J., Brown, Daniel, Cao, Wang, Jacquelot, Nicolas, D'Amico, Angela, Lew, Andrew M., Zhan, Yifan, Tonkin, Christopher J., Villadangos, Jose A., Smyth, Gordon K., Chopin, Michael and Nutt, Stephen L. (2021). Type 1 conventional dendritic cell fate and function are controlled by DC-SCRIPT. Science Immunology, 6 (58) ARTN eabf4432. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abf4432

  • Huang, Qiutong, Cao, Wang, Mielke, Lisa Anna, Seillet, Cyril, Belz, Gabrielle T. and Jacquelot, Nicolas (2020). Innate lymphoid cells in colorectal cancers: a double-edged sword. Frontiers in Immunology, 10 3080, 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.03080