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Researcher: Pinfold, T (Dr Terry Pinfold)

Fields of Research

Veterinary Immunology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Tumour Immunology
Animal Immunology
Cancer Cell Biology
Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Cellular Immunology
Veterinary Microbiology (excl. Virology)
Environmental Management

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Food Safety
Veterinary Biological Preventatives (e.g. Vaccines)
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Cancer and Related Disorders
Immune System and Allergy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Cancer from hell: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; 15th International Congress of Immunology
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
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
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