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Researcher: Fraser, T (Ms Tamieka Fraser)

Fields of Research

Veterinary parasitology
Terrestrial ecology
Host-parasite interactions
Veterinary epidemiology
Conservation and biodiversity
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Phylogeny and comparative analysis

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Other environmental management
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Sarcoptes scabiei specific isothermal amplification assay for detection of this important ectoparasite of wombats and other animals; PeerJ
Burrows with resources have greater visitation and may enhance mange transmission among wombats; Australian Mammalogy
Comparative diagnostics reveals PCR assays on skin scrapings is the most reliable method to detect Sarcoptes Scabiei infestations; Veterinary Parasitology
Expanded molecular typing of Sarcoptes scabiei provides further evidence of disease spillover events in the epidemiology of sarcoptic mange in Australian marsupials; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Invasive pathogen drives host population collapse: effects of a travelling wave of sarcoptic mange on bare-nosed wombats; Journal of Applied Ecology
Isolation, marine transgression and translocation of the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Evolutionary Applications
Mitochondrial genome sequencing reveals potential origins of the scabies mite Sarcoptes scabiei infesting two iconic Australian marsupials; BMC Evolutionary Biology
Population-scale treatment informs solutions for control of environmentally transmitted wildlife disease; Journal of Applied Ecology
Sarcoptic mange changes bacterial and fungal microbiota of bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus); Parasites & Vectors
The cascading pathogenic consequences of Sarcoptes scabiei infection that manifest in host disease; Royal Society Open Science
The emergence of sarcoptic mange in Australian wildlife: an unresolved debate; Parasites and Vectors

Research Projects

Transcriptional and phylogenetic analysis of sarcoptic mange in the common wombat; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision