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Researcher: Morash, AJ (Dr Andrea Morash)

Fields of Research

Cell metabolism
Fish physiology and genetics
Metabolic medicine
Animal physiology - systems
Invertebrate biology
Plant cell and molecular biology
Signal transduction
Biochemistry and cell biology
Fisheries sciences
Analytical biochemistry
Animal physiological ecology
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)
Fisheries - wild caught
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Marine biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A product of its environment: the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) exhibits physiological tolerance to elevated environmental CO2; Conservation Physiology
Acclimatization of skeletal muscle mitochondria to high-altitude hypoxia during an ascent of Everest; The FASEB Journal
An algorithm for the automatic analysis of signals from an oyster heart rate sensor; IEEE Sensors Journal
Changes in HIF-1α protein, pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphorylation, and activity with exercise in acute and chronic hypoxia; American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Cryopreservation of placental biopsies for mitochondrial respiratory analysis; Placenta
Effects of dietary fatty acid composition on the regulation of carnitine palmitoyltransferase (CPT) I in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Effects of environmental and farm stress on abalone physiology: perspectives for abalone aquaculture in the face of global climate change; Reviews in Aquaculture
Genome duplication events have led to a diversification in the CPT I gene family in fish; American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Genomic and metabolic preparation of muscle in sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka for spawning migration; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Intertissue regulation of carnitine palmitoyltransferase I (CPTI): Mitochondrial membrane properties and gene expression in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes
Macromolecular dynamics of the photosynthetic system over a seasonal developmental progression in Spartina alterniflora; Canadian Journal of Botany
Movement, habitat utilisation and population status of the endangered Maugean skate and implications for fishing and aquaculture operations in Macquarie Harbour
Muscle metabolic remodeling in response to endurance exercise in salmonids; Frontiers in Physiology
Regulation of carnitine palmitoyltransferase (CPT) I during Fasting in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) promotes increased mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Temperature acclimation of mitochondria function from the hearts of a temperate wrasse (Notolabrus celidotus); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A
The endemic and endangered Maugean Skate (Zearaja maugeana) exhibits short-term severe hypoxia tolerance; Conservation Physiology
Tissue-specific changes in fatty acid oxidation in hypoxic heart and skeletal muscle; American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Vulnerability of the endangered Maugean Skate population to degraded environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour

Research Projects

Quantifying physiological and behavioural responses of cultured abalone to stress events; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Amoebic Gill Disease- A Diagnostic Study in Tasmanian Salmon
Environmental Effects on the Developmental Physiology of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar)
Using biosensors for monitoring physiological responses to environmental and transport stress in oyster and abalone