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Researcher: McComish, BJ (Dr Bennet McComish)

Fields of Research

Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
Central Nervous System
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
Plant Systematics and Taxonomy

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Nervous System and Disorders
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Residential Construction Design
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Evolutionary relationships and divergence times among the native rats of Australia; BMC Evolutionary Biology
Index-free de novo assembly and deconvolution of mixed mitochondrial genomes; Genome Biology and Evolution
Mathematical elegance with biochemical realism: the covarion model of molecular evolution; Journal of Molecular Evolution
New Zealand passerines help clarify the diversification of major songbird lineages during the Oligocene; Genome Biology and Evolution
Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings - Final report
The association between vitamin D and multiple sclerosis risk: 1,25(OH)2D3 induces super-enhancers bound by VDR; Frontiers in Immunology
The complete mitochondrial genome of the eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus); Mitochondrial DNA
Whole genome sequencing of enriched chloroplast DNA using the Illumina GAII platform; Plant Methods

Research Projects

A family-based approach to studying neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the role of short tandem repeat sequence variation in multiple sclerosis.; Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA)

Research Candidate Supervision