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Researcher: Harris, JA (Dr Julie Harris)

Fields of Research

Sensory Systems
Cellular Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Comparative Physiology
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Innate Immunity
Central Nervous System

Research Objectives

Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Immune System and Allergy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Anti-bacterial properties of olfactory ensheathing cells and the primary olfactory pathway
Bacteria and PAMPs activate nuclear factor κB and Gro production in a subset of olfactory ensheathing cells and astrocytes but not in Schwann cells; Glia
Cytokines and olfactory bulb microglia in response to bacterial challenge in the compromised primary olfactory pathway; Journal of Neuroinflammation
Immune responses in the compromised olfactory pathway of CX3CR1+/GFP and CX3CR1GFP/GFP mice; European Macrophage and Dendritic Society 24th annual Meeting
Immune responses to bacterial challenge in olfactory tissues of CX3CR1+/GFP and CX3CR1GFP/GFP mice; 10th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Society for Neuroscience
Inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in the primary olfactory pathway of wild type CX3CR1+/GFP and CX3CR1GFP/GFP mice following damage and bacterial challenge; Australian Neuroscience Society
Inducible nitric oxide synthase in response to bacterial challenge in nasal tissues of wild type, CX3CR1+/GFP and CX3 CR1GFP/GFP mice; TLROZ 2009: Pattern recognition receptors in health and disease
Inducible production of nitric oxide by olfactory ensheathing cells in response to bacteria; Infectious diseases of the nervous system: pathogenesis and worldwide impact, Institut Pasteur
Inducible production of nitric oxide by olfactory ensheathing cells in response to bacteria; Australian Neuroscience Society
Molecular identification of uncoupling proteins (UCP2 and UCP3) and absence of UCP1 in the marsupial Tasmanian bettong, Bettongia gaimardi; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Mucin expression in olfactory mucosa of wild type, CX3CR1+/GFP and CX3CR1GFP/GFP mice in response to bacterial challenge; 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists
Olfactory ensheathing cells are attracted to, and are capable of phagocytosing bacteria; The 28th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Olfactory ensheathing cells are attracted to, and can endocytose, bacteria; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Olfactory ensheathing cells, innate immunity and nitric oxide; Institute of Neurology, University College
Olfactory Ensheathing Cells: Nitric Oxide Production and Innate Immunity; Glia
Pathogens induce nitric oxide production by olfactory ensheathing cells; 7th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience
Production of neuro-active metallothionein-III isoforms and assay of their action in a rat model of cortical damage; Combio, 2000
Sheep have an unusual variant of the brain-specific metallothionein, metallothionein-III; Biochemical Journal

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