Erin Bromage

Associate Professor





Science & Engineering 327


1996James Cook UniversityB.Sc. in Biology
1997James Cook UniversityM.S. in Biology
2004James Cook UniversityPh.D in Biology


  • Infection and Immunology
  • Immunology
  • Comparative Immunology


Research interests

  • Antibody production
  • Antibody mediated protection
  • Structure of the antibody
  • Quality of the antibody for pathogen recognition

Research activities

  • The role of long-lived plasma cells in immunological memory
  • Antibody secreting cell diversity following vaccination and infection
  • Modelling the adaptation of the B-cell response following immunization

Select publications

Castro R, Bromage E, Abós B, Pignatelli J, Granja AG, Luque A, Tafalla C. (2014).
CCR7 Is Mainly Expressed in Teleost Gills, Where It Defines an IgD+IgM- B Lymphocyte Subset
Journal of Immunology, 192(3), 1257-1266.

Guro Løkka, Lars Austbø, Knut Falk, Erin Bromage, Per Gunnar Fjelldal, Tom Hansen, Ivar Hordvik, Erling Olaf Koppang. (2014).
Immune parameters in the intestine of wild and reared unvaccinated and vaccinated Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 47(1), 6-16.

Ramirez-Gomez F, Greene W, Rego K, Hansen JD, Costa G, Kataria P, Bromage E. (2012).
Rainbow trout utilize a novel splicing mechanism for the generation of secreted IgD
Journal of Immunology, 183, 1341-1349.

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