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Researcher: Burgio, GR (Dr Gaetan Burgio)

Fields of Research

Gene mapping
Evolution of developmental systems
Infectious diseases
Medical parasitology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Genome structure and regulation
Innate immunity
Primary health care
Immunogenetics (incl. genetic immunology)
Genetic immunology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Preventive medicine
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Evaluation of health and support services
Health inequalities
Other health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A novel ENU-mutation in ankyrin-1 disrupts malaria parasite maturation in red blood cells of mice; PLoS One
Genetic analysis of skull shape variation and morphological integration in the mouse using interspecific recombinant congenic strains between C57BL/6 and mice of the Mus spretus species; Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution
Host resistance to malaria: using mouse models to explore the host response; Mammalian Genome
Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci responsible for embryonic lethality in mice assessed by ultrasonography; The International Journal of Developmental Biology
Interspecific recombinant congenic strains between C57BL/6 and mice of the Mus spretus species: a powerful tool to dissect genetic control of complex traits; Genetics: A Periodical Record of Investigations Bearing on Heredity and Variation
Medieval archeological remains from the antiquity city of Diodurum in Jouars-Pontchartrain (Yvelines France): Anthropological data, as a critical point of view on the classification of osteoarthritis and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) for paleopathology; Les Nouvelles de l'Archeologie
Nasal bone shape is under complex epistatic genetic control in mouse interspecific recombinant congenic strains; PLoS One
Platelet Factor 4 and Duffy Antigen Required for Platelet Killing of Plasmodium falciparum; Science
Refined mapping of a Quantitative Trait Locus on Chromosome 1 responsible for mouse embryonic death; PLoS One

Research Projects

An ENU mutagenesis program to identify candidate targets for host-directed therapy against malaria; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Eradication of malaria through the development of host-directed therapy; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)
Mouse Genetics 2011 Conference, USA 22 June to 25 June 2011 (May 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Research exchange to visit malaria biology and genetics unit, Pasteur Institute Paris, France; OzEMalaR (OzEMalaR)

Research Candidate Supervision

Developing Host Directed Therapies for Treating Malarial Infection
Discovering a New Generation of Antimalarial Drugs Using Chemical Mutagenisis in Mice
Malaria-ENU Mutations for a Host Target Therapy Against Malaria