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Researcher: Pinfold, T (Dr Terry Pinfold)

Fields of Research

Veterinary immunology
Animal immunology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Cellular immunology
Conservation and biodiversity
Tumour immunology
Bacteriology
Beverage chemistry and beverage sensory science
Animal physiology - cell
Animal developmental and reproductive biology
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Cancer cell biology
Animal cell and molecular biology
Veterinary diagnosis and diagnostics
Immunology
Veterinary bacteriology
Environmental management
Wildlife and habitat management

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Clinical health
Food safety
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Veterinary biological preventatives
Processed fruit and vegetable products (incl. juices)
Wine grapes
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Other health
Environmentally sustainable commercial services and tourism

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ccr6 Deficiency attenuates spontaneous chronic colitis in Winnie; Gastrointestinal Disorders
A novel system to map protein interactions reveals evolutionarily conserved immune evasion pathways on transmissible cancers; Science Advances
Abstract B040: Imiquimod initiates tumor specific overload of the ER stress response in Tasmanian devil facial cancer cells; Second CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: translating science into survival
Cancer from hell: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; 15th International Congress of Immunology
Combined high pressure and heat treatment effectively disintegrates spore membranes and inactivates Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris spores in acidic fruit juice beverage; Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies
Cultivaton based analyses ; International Union of Microbiological Societies
Curse of the Devil: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; Australasian Cytometry Society 38th Annual Scientific Meeting
Fatty-acid, amino-acid and mineral composition of two milk replacers for marsupials; International Zoo Yearbook
Generation and testing of Fluorescent Adaptable Simple Theranostic (FAST) Proteins; Bio-protocol
Generation and Testing of Fluorescent Adaptable Simple Theranostic (FAST) Proteins; Bio-protocol
Listeria monocytogenes genetic responses related to acid pH habituation and resistance to organic acids; Australian Society of Microbiology (ASM)
Mouse Model of Devil Facial Tumour Disease Establishes That an Effective Immune Response Can be Generated Against the Cancer Cells; Frontiers in Immunology
Novel methods to manipulate autolysis in sparkling wine: effects on yeast; Molecules
Tasmanian devil CD28 and CTLA4 capture CD80 and CD86 from adjacent cells; Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Temperature and telomeres: thermal treatment influences telomere dynamics through a complex interplay of cellular processes in a cold‑climate skink; Oecologia
The Devilís Details
Transcriptomic and Phenotypic Responses of Listeria monocytogenes Strains Possessing Different Growth Efficiencies under Acidic Conditions; Applied & Environmental Microbiology

Research Projects

Activation of innate immune cells to promote a protective immune response against devil facial tumour cells in murine model of DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Cytotoxic devil lymphocytes as a therapy against Devil Facial Tumour Disease; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Detection of activated Tasmanian devil cytotoxic lymphocytes by a rapid RNA detection assay; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Up-regulating MHC expression of DFTD cells in vivo by treating established tumours with imiquimod; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)

Research Candidate Supervision