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Researcher: Patchett, AL (Miss Amanda Patchett)

Fields of Research

Animal Immunology
Cellular Immunology
Humoural Immunology and Immunochemistry
Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions (excl. Medical Proteomics)
Veterinary Immunology
Animal Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Objectives

Immune System and Allergy
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Veterinary Biological Preventatives (e.g. Vaccines)
Cancer and Related Disorders

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Application of metabolomics and proteomics for biomarker discovery and development of therapies for the transmissible cancer, Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease; The 22nd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium 2017
Curse of the Devil: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; Australasian Cytometry Society 38th Annual Scientific Meeting
Heat shock proteins expressed in the marsupial Tasmanian devil are potential antigenic candidates in a vaccine against devil facial tumour disease; PLoS ONE
Immunization strategies producing a humoral IgG immune response against devil facial tumor disease in the majority of Tasmanian devils destined for wild release; Frontiers in Immunology
The immunomodulatory small molecule imiquimod induces apoptosis in devil facial tumour cell lines; PL o S One
The toll-like receptor ligands Hiltonol® (polyICLC) and imiquimod effectively activate antigen-specific immune responses in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii); Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Toll-like receptor signaling is functional in immune cells of the endangered Tasmanian devil; Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Transcriptome and proteome profiling reveals stress-induced expression signatures of imiquimod-treated Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) cells; OncoTarget

Research Projects

Can the DFTD tumour microenvironment influence vaccine responses in the Tasmanian devil?; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Developing DFTD vaccination approaches to favour cell mediated anti-tumour immunity; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)

Research Candidate Supervision