Dr Lionel Lam

  • Room: Level: GR Room: G22
  • Building: 203 Bouverie St
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Cancer immunology
  • Science & engineering education
  • Single-cell biology & data analysis techniques


Dr Lionel Lam is a Senior Tutor within the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Melbourne. He obtained his BEng in Chemical/Process Engineering (2011) from the University of Western Australia. He then completed his MS in Chemical Engineering Practice (2013) and his PhD in Chemical Engineering (minoring in Biology, 2018) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr Lam’s doctoral research focused on the development and application of ex vivo single-cell phenotypic, transcriptomic, and functional assays on tumour-infiltrating immune cells to better understand differential responses to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in mice.