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Researcher: Patterson, B (Dr Briony Patterson)

Fields of Research

Cancer genetics
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Genetics
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Fish pests and diseases
Health services and systems
Biochemistry and cell biology
Preventative health care
Ophthalmology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Solid tumours
Haematology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Hardwood plantations
Softwood plantations
Native forests
Men's health
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)

Career Best Publications

Advances in pollination techniques for large-scale seed production in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Cis-regulatory elements of the mitotic regulator, string/Cdc25; Development
Eucalypt seed collectors: beware of sampling seedlots from low in the canopy!; Australian Forestry
Factors affecting variation in outcrossing rate in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany

Research Publications

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies to identify prostate cancer susceptibility loci associated with aggressive and non-aggressive disease; Human Molecular Genetics
A microsatellite study on outcrossing rates and contamination in an Eucalyptus globulus breeding arboretum; Journal of Forestry Research
A role for integrin alpha 2 in familial prostate cancer susceptibility; kConFab: Familial Aspects of Cancer: Research and Practice
Advances in pollination techniques for large-scale seed production in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Association between birth weight and adolescent systolic blood pressure in a caucasian birth cohort differs according to skin type, CRH promoter or 11β-HSD2 genotype; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Cis-regulatory elements of the mitotic regulator, string/Cdc25; Development
Eucalypt seed collectors: beware of sampling seedlots from low in the canopy!; Australian Forestry
Evaluating the efficiency of seed production systems in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Factors affecting variation in outcrossing rate in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Identification of a prostate cancer susceptibility gene on chromosome 5p13q12 associated with risk of both familial and sporadic disease; European Journal of Human Genetics
Identification of seven new prostate cancer susceptibility loci through a genome-wide association study; Nature Genetics
Inheritance of two chlorophyll mutants in Eucalyptus globulus; Silvae Genetica
Methylation of the ITGA2 promoter in Prostate Cancer; Epigenetics Conference
Pollen competition does not affect the success of self-pollination in Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Prostate Cancer: Sun Exposure and Genes Modifying Risk; American Society of Human Genetics Conference
Self-incompatibility in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Sequence variants of α-methylacyl-CoA racemase are associated with prostate cancer risk: A replication study in an ethnically homogeneous population; The Prostate
Seven prostate cancer susceptibility loci identified by a multi-stage genome-wide association study; Nature Genetics
The telomere of human chromosome 1p contains at least two independent autosomal dominant congenital cataract genes; British Journal of Ophthalmology

Research Projects

Elucidation of the role of a novel susceptibility gene in prostate cancer; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Elucidation of the role of a novel susceptibility gene in prostate cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Elucidation of the role of the integrin alpha 2 gene (ITGA2) in prostate cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Investigating the genetics of familial haematological cancers in Tasmania; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
ITGA2: characterisation as a potential biomarker in prostate cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Prostate cancer risk variants in integrin genes and their role in tumour development; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision