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Researcher: Woods, GM (Professor Gregory Woods)

Fields of Research

Cellular Immunology
Veterinary Immunology
Tumour Immunology
Animal Immunology
Haematology
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Epidemiology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Humoural Immunology and Immunochemistry
Immunology
Autoimmunity
Cancer Cell Biology
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Host-Parasite Interactions
Medical Biochemistry: Proteins and Peptides (incl. Medical Proteomics)
Veterinary Pathology
Respiratory Diseases
Zoology
Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions (excl. Medical Proteomics)
Infectious Diseases
Cell Metabolism
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Biological Sciences
Medical Bacteriology
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Transplantation Immunology
Receptors and Membrane Biology
Immunogenetics (incl. Genetic Immunology)
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Microbiology
Innate Immunity
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Cancer Therapy (excl. Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy)
Genomics
Pathology
Central Nervous System
Aquaculture
Clinical Sciences
Community Ecology
Medical Parasitology
Ecosystem Function
Medical Virology
Medical and Health Sciences
Applied Immunology (incl. Antibody Engineering, Xenotransplantation and T-cell Therapies)
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Veterinary Microbiology (excl. Virology)
Cellular Nervous System
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Cancer Genetics
Veterinary Epidemiology
Molecular Targets
Medical Biochemistry: Nucleic Acids
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Plant Physiology
Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology)
Ecology
Separation Science
Infectious Agents
Veterinary Medicine
Population Ecology
Haematological Tumours
Medical Microbiology
Genome Structure and Regulation
Animal Physiology - Systems
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Physiology
Peripheral Nervous System
Freshwater Ecology
Veterinary Surgery
Medical Biochemistry: Lipids
Environmental Management
Cell Development, Proliferation and Death
Veterinary Sciences
Mycology
Biological Adaptation

Research Objectives

Immune System and Allergy
Cancer and Related Disorders
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Health
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Blood Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Skin and Related Disorders
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Diagnostic Methods
Veterinary Biological Preventatives (e.g. Vaccines)
Veterinary Diagnostics
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Environment
Preventive Medicine
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Infectious Diseases
Sheep - Meat
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products
Learner and Learning Processes
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Diabetes
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Education and Training Systems
Occupational Health
Digestive System Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

A Histological and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Lymphoid Tissues of the Tasmanian Devil; The Anatomical Record
A murine xenograft model for a transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils; Veterinary Pathology
Acquisition of immune function during the development of the Langerhans cell network in neonatal mice; Immunology
Allorecognition in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), an endangered marsupial species with limited genetic diversity; PL o S One
Assessment of cellular immune responses of health and diseased Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii); Developmental & Comparative Immunology
Carcinogen-modified dendritic cells induce immunosuppression by incomplete T-cell activation resulting from impaired antigen uptake and reduced CD86 expression; Immunology
DEC-205lo Langerinlo neonatal Langerhans' cells preferentially utilize a wortmannin-sensitive, fluid-phase pathway to internalize exogenous antigen; Immunology
Evidence that natural killer cells express mini P-glycoproteins but not classic 170 kDa P-glycoprotein; British Journal of Haematology
Genome Sequencing and Analysis of the Tasmanian Devil and Its Transmissible Cancer; Cell
Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxic Responses in the Tasmanian Devil; PL o S One
Neonatal exposure to UV-B radiation leads to a large reduction in Langerhans cell density, but by maturity, there is an enhanced ability of dendritic cells to stimulate T cells; Immunology and Cell Biology
Neonatal exposure to UVR alters skin immune system development, and suppresses immunity in adulthood; Immunology and Cell Biology
The Tasmanian Devil Transcriptome Reveals Schwann Cell Origins of a Clonally Transmissible Cancer ; Science
Tumor-specific diagnostic marker for transmissible facial tumors of Tasmanian devils: immunohistochemistry studies; Veterinary Pathology
Vitamin D3 deficiency enhances contact hypersensitivity in male but not in female mice ; Cellular Immunology

Research Publications

In vitro testing to diagnose venom allergy and monitor immunotherapy: a placebo-controlled, crossover trial; Clinical and Experimental Immunology
A Histological and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Lymphoid Tissues of the Tasmanian Devil; The Anatomical Record
A murine xenograft model for a transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils; Veterinary Pathology
A second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Abrogation of afferent lymph dendritic cell function after cutaneously applied chemical carcinogens; Cellular Immunology
Acquisition of immune function during the development of the Langerhans cell network in neonatal mice; Immunology
After cutaneous DMBA treatment, newly arrived Langerhans cells induce antigen specific immunosuppression; 5th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells in Fundamental and Clinical Immunology
Allorecognition in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), an endangered marsupial species with limited genetic diversity; PL o S One
Alterations of Langerhans cell function during the early stages of cutaneous carcinogenesis; 27th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Alterations of Langerhans cell function during the early stages of cutaneous carcinogenesis confers immunosuppression rather than immunity; International Investigative Dermatology
Altered kinetics of antigen uptake by neonatal Langerhans cell: Implications for tolerance induction; Natural Products Which Modulate Tissue Repair
An influx of macrophages is the predominant local immune response in ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma; Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology
Analysis of dendritic cells during carcinogen induced immunosuppression; 9th International Congress of Immunology
Analysis of migrating epidermal dendritic cells in carcinogen and contact sensitiser induced immunosuppression; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Anti-PML-RARα shRNA sensitises promyelocytic leukaemia cells to all-trans retinoic acid; Journal of RNAi and Gene Silencing
Antibody response to sheep red blood cells in platypus and echidna; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Antigen induced maturation of neonatal Langerhans cells; 11th International Congress of Immunology
Antigen presentation by modified dendritic cells as a strategy to down regulate autoimmunity; 4th International Workshop on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity
Antigen specific suppression in cutaneous carcinogenesis; Joint Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Environmental Mutagen Society and the Australasian Society for Experimental Pathology
Apoptosis, Cancer and Oncogenes; Medical Oncology Group of Australia inc. Mid Year Meeting
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
Are Recent Cell Immigrants to Adult Skin the Functional Correlate of Neonatal Cells?; 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Assessment of cellular immune responses of health and diseased Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii); Developmental & Comparative Immunology
Assessment of the available techniques for analysis of P-glycoprotein mediated multidrug resistance; Australian Journal of Medical Science
Cancer from hell: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; 15th International Congress of Immunology
Carcinogen induced Langerhans cells: the functional correlate of neonatal Langerhans cells?; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Carcinogen-modified dendritic cells induce immunosuppression by incomplete T-cell activation resulting from impaired antigen uptake and reduced CD86 expression; Immunology
Cash injection aids research
Catering to Student Demand: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practicing Health Professionals; Improving University Teaching
Cell Cycle Arrest of Hematopoietic Cell Lines After Treatment With Ceramide Is Commonly Associated With Retinoblastoma Activation; Cytometry
Ceramide activates the retinoblastoma protein via two independent mechanisms and induces maturation of human leukaemia cells; 13th Lorne Cancer Conference
Characterisation of carcinogen induced regulatory effector cells; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Chemical carcinogens and antigens contribute to cutaneous tumor promotion by depleting epidermal Langerhans cells; Carcinogenesis
Chemical carcinogens and antigens induce immune suppression via Langerhans' cell depletion; Immunology
Comment on ''Hypothesis-Ultraviolet-B Irradiance and Vitamin D Reduce the Risk of Viral Infections and thus their Sequelae, Including Autoimmune Diseases and some Cancers'' by W.B. Grant, Photochem. Photobiol. (2007)
Comparative Analysis of Immune Checkpoint Molecules and Their Potential Role in the Transmissible Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor Disease; Frontiers in Immunology
Curse of the Devil: Devil Facial Tumour Disease; Australasian Cytometry Society 38th Annual Scientific Meeting
Cutaneous tolerance -- A potential strategy for treatment of autoimmune disease; Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania
Deadly disease can 'hide' from a Tasmanian devil's immune system
DEC-205lo Langerinlo neonatal Langerhans' cells preferentially utilize a wortmannin-sensitive, fluid-phase pathway to internalize exogenous antigen; Immunology
Decrease in Langerhans Cells and Increase in Lymph Node Dendritic Cells Following Chronic Exposure of Mice to Suberythemal Doses of Solar Simulated Radiation; Photochemistry and Photobiology
Defects in the function of dendritic cells in murine retroviral infection; Dendritic cells in fundamental and clinical immunology
Delayed immune response during neonatal development: A link between phenotype and function; 31st Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Demonstration of immune responses against devil facial tumour disease in wild Tasmanian devils; Biology Letters
Dendritic cells migrating from carcinogen-treated skin have reduced antigen-presenting function; Dendritic cells in fundamental and clinical immunology
Dendritic cells, apoptosis and murine retrovirus; Dendritic cells in fundamental and clinical immunology
Detection of a novel P-glycoprotein conformation in drug-sensitive cells; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Devil facial tumor disease; Veterinary Pathology
Dietary vitamin D alters the response of the skin to UVB-irradiation depending on the genetic background of the mice; Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
Dietary Vitamin D3 deficiency alters skin UVB-induced DNA damage in neonatal mice; The Third Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
Dietary vitamin D3 influences UVB induced DNA damage and immunosuppression; Mutagenesis and Experimental Pathology of Australasia Conference
Dietary vitamin D3 protects against UVB-induced immunosuppression in C57BL/6, but not BALB/c mice; MEPSA Conference
Discovery of biomarkers for Tasmanian devil cancer (DFTD) by metabolic profiling of serum; Journal of Proteome Research
Discovery of serum biomarkers for Tasmanian Devil cancer (DFTD); The Australian & New Zealand Metabolomics Conference (ANZMET)
Does combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder have a unique effect on immune responses?; Australasian Society for Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting
Down-regulation of an established immune response via chemical carcinogen or UVB-altered skin; Immunology and Cell Biology
Downregulation of an established immune response - a possible tactic for the treatment of autoimmune disease; Australasian Society for Immunology - Annual Conference
Downregulation of immune responses by modified dendritic cells; Australasian Society for Experimental Pathology
Effect of UV Radiation on the Neonatal Skin Immune System - Implicaions for Melanoma; Photochemistry and Photobiology
Effect of UV Radiation on the Neonatal Skin Immune System- Implications for Melanoma
Evidence for induction of humoral and cytotoxic immune responses against devil facial tumor disease cells in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) immunized with killed cell preparations; Vaccine
Evidence that natural killer cells express mini P-glycoproteins but not classic 170 kDa P-glycoprotein; British Journal of Haematology
Expression if Small Molecular Weight P-glycoprotein in NK Cells and Association with Restricted Transport Function; The 18th Natural Killer Cell Workshop
Expression of mini-P-glycoprotein but not classical P-glycoprotein in human natural killer cells; 11th International Congress of Imunology
Expression of P-glycoprotein by Dendritic Cells is not Required for Function; 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Failure of carcinogen-altered dendritic cells to initiate T cell proliferation is associated with reduced IL-1 beta secretion; Cellular Immunology
Failure of carcinogen-altered dendritic cells to initiate T cell proliferation is associated with reduced IL-1B secretion; 9th International Congress of Immunology
Fluorescent probes lack specificity for functional P-glycoprotein detection; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Fucoidan and cancer: a multifunctional molecule with anti-tumor potential; Marine Drugs
Fucoidan enhances the therapeutic potential of arsenic trioxide and all-trans retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukemia, in vitro and in vivo; OncoTarget
Fucoidan suppresses the growth of human acute promyelocytic leukemia cells in vitro and in vivo; Journal of Cellular Physiology
Genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered marsupial Sarcophilus harrisii (Tasmanian devil); National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Genome Sequencing and Analysis of the Tasmanian Devil and Its Transmissible Cancer; Cell
Identification of dendritic cells, B cell and T cell subsets in Tasmanian devil lymphoid tissue; evidence for poor immune cell infiltration into devil facial tumors; Anatomical Record
Immature Langerhans cells: Central role in tolerance induction in carcinogen-treated and neonatal skin; 7th International Workshop on Langerhans cells
Immune protection against photocarcinogenesis
Immune response of the Tasmanian devil; The Third Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
Immunisation of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) against Devil Facial Tumour Disease Tumour Cells; The 5th International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics Conference
Immunisation of Tasmanian Devils against Devil Facial Tumour Disease Tumour Cells; 58th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association
Immunology of a transmissible cancer spreading among Tasmanian devils; Journal of Immunology
Immunology/Inflammation; 37th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Immunology
Impaired allogeneic recognition may account for establishment of Devi Facial Tumour disease cells in Tasmanian devils; The Third Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
Impaired CD40-signalling in Langerhans' cells from murine neonatal draining lymph nodes: implications for neonatally induced cutaneous tolerance; Clinical and Experimental Immunology
Induction of p121CIP1 expression and retinoblastoma activation by ceramide in leukaemia cells; 1999 ISAC Samuel A Latt Conference
Induction of p121CIP1 expression and retinoblastoma activation by ceramide in leukaemia cells; 1999 ISAC Samuel A Latt Conference
Induction of peripheral tolerance in neonatally thymectomized mice by immunization through chemical carcinogen-altered skin; Cellular Immunology
Is P-glycoprotein involved in Langerhans cell function?; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Langerhans cell depletion is a key component of cutaneous tumour promotion; Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania
Langerhans cell function during carcinogen induced immunosuppression; Langerhans Cells, 4th International Workshop
Langerhans cell function during carcinogenesis; Australasian Society for Experimental Pathology
Langerhans cell function during the early stages of carcinogenesis; 5th International Workshop on Langerhans cells
Maturation of antigen presenting cell function in neonatal Langerhans cells; 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Mitochondrial cytochrome c release precedes transmembrane depolarisation and caspase-3 activation during ceramide-induced apoptosis of Jurkat T cells; Apoptosis
Mitogen activated Tasmanian devil blood mononuclear cells kill devil facial tumour disease cells; Immunology and Cell biology
Mitogen induced lymphocyte proliferation and mixed lymphocyte reaction in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii); The thirty-sixth Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Mitogen-induced responses in lymphocytes from platypus, the Tasmanian devil and the eastern barred bandicoot; Australian Veterinary Journal
Modification of dendritic cell function -Implications for autoimmunity; 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Modification of skin immune system function by dietary vitamin D3 is influenced by age and gender; The Third Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
Modifying skin immunity; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Modulation of Langerhans cell function: A role for antigen dose; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Mouse Model of Devil Facial Tumour Disease Establishes That an Effective Immune Response Can be Generated Against the Cancer Cells; Frontiers in Immunology
Multidrug resistance and resistance to natural killer cells; 9th International Congress of Immunology
Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxic Responses in the Tasmanian Devil; PL o S One
Neonatal exposure to solar simulated radiation alters development of skin immune system, resulting in long-term changes in lymph node cell populations; The Third Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
Neonatal exposure to UV-B radiation leads to a large reduction in Langerhans cell density, but by maturity, there is an enhanced ability of dendritic cells to stimulate T cells; Immunology and Cell Biology
Neonatal exposure to UVR alters skin immune system development, and suppresses immunity in adulthood; Immunology and Cell Biology
Neonatal Langerhans cell are more susceptible to ultraviolet radiation than adult Langerhans cells; 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Neonatal Langerhans cells and maturation of antigen presenting cells; 6th International Workshop on Langerhans cells
Neonatal Langerhans cells are defective in uptake and presentation of antigen and induce immunosuppression; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Neonatal Langerhans cells induce antigen specific suppression; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Neonatal Langerhans cells process, but do not effectively present, antigen resulting in impaired immunity; 9th International workshop on Langerhans cells
Non-apoptotic activation induced cell death of NK cells; 11th International Congress of Imunology
Non-apoptotic death of activated NK cells; 31st Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Novel application of a fish gill cell line assay to assess ichthyotoxicity of harmful marine microalgae; Harmful Algae
P-Glycoprotein is involved in the secretion of cytotoxic factors during the terminal stage of natural killer cell cytotoxicity; Australasian Society for Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting
P-glycoprotein mediated multidrug resistance and its implications for pathology; Pathology
PD-L1 is not constitutively expressed on Tasmanian devil facial tumor cells but is strongly upregulated in response to IFN-γ and can be expressed in the tumor microenvironment; Frontiers in Immunology
Phenotype of migrating murine antigen presenting cells in cutaneous carcinogenesis; Australasian Society for Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting
Phenotypic analysis of migrating epidermal dendritic cells in carcinogen and contact sensitiser induced immunosuppression; 5th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells in Fundamental and Clinical Immunology
Phenotypic analysis of migrating murine antigen presenting cells in a model of cutaneous carcinogenesis; Australasian Flow Cytometry Group 18th Annual Meeting
Poverty of inflammation in neonatal skin; 7th World congress on inflammation
Presentation by antigen following topical DMBA treatment is mediated by newly arrived Langerhans cells; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Prevention of Autoimmunity by Induction of Cutaneous Tolerance; Cellular Immunology
Processing of complex antigens and simple hapten-like molecules by epidermal Langerhans cells; Leukocyte Biology
Protection Against Autoimmune Disease by Immunisation Through Skin Containing Immature Langerhans Cells; 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Proteomics identifies enhanced expression of stefin A in neonatal murine skin compared with adults: functional implications; British Journal of Dermatology
Proteomics identifies enhanced expression of stefinA in neonatal murine skin compared to adult skin: Functional implications; 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Recent immigrants to the skin present antigen following carcinogen treatment; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Reduced dendritic cell function during the early stages of chemical carcinogenesis; 27th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Reduced effect of Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease at the disease front; Conservation Biology
Reducing the toxicity of autologous stem cell transplants; Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand, Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion, Australasian Society of Thrombosis & Haemostasis
Regression of devil facial tumour disease following immunotherapy in immunised Tasmanian devils; Scientific Reports
Regulation and function of P-glycoprotein in human natural killer cells; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Reversible epigenetic down-regulation of MHC molecules by devil facial tumour disease illustrates immune escape by a contagious cancer; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Selective involvement of P-glycoprotein in the granule pathway of cell mediated cytotoxicity; 27th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Session Co-chair; 31st Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Solar simulated ultraviolet radiation damages murine neonatal skin and alters Langerhans cell development, but does not induce inflammation; Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
The absence of TNF permits myeloid Arginase 1 expression in experimental L. monocytogenes infection; Immunobiology
The Devilís Details
The effect of season on cytokine expression in multiple sclerosis and healthy subjects; Journal of Neuroimmunology
The humoral immune response of the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) against horse red blood cells ; Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology: An International Journal of Comparative Immunology
The humoral immune response of the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) against two cellular antigens; Proceedings of the International Congress of Immunology
The humoral immune response of the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) against two cellular antigens; 37th Annual Scientific Meeting for the Australasian Society for Immunology
The immune response of Tasmanian devils to devil facial tumour disease cell preparations; The 5th Australasian Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics Development Meeting
The Immune Response of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) and Devil Facial Tumour Disease; EcoHealth
The immune responses of the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) and the Devil Facial Tumour Disease; Proceedings of the 8th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium
The immunomodulatory small molecule imiquimod induces apoptosis in devil facial tumour cell lines; PL o S One
The role of mast cells in neonatally induced suppression; 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
The skin immune system and immunosurveillance; Skin immune system (SIS)
The skin immune system and the challenge of tumour immunosurveillance
The skin immune system and tumor immunosurveillance; The Skin Immune System
The Tasmanian Devil Transcriptome Reveals Schwann Cell Origins of a Clonally Transmissible Cancer ; Science
The two faces of metallothionein in carcinogenesis: photoprotection against UVR-induced cancer and promotion of tumour survival
Toll-like receptor signaling is functional in immune cells of the endangered Tasmanian devil; Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Transmission of a fatal clonal tumor by biting occurs due to depleted MHC diversity in a threatened carnivorous marsupial; National Academy of Sciences Proceedings
Tumor-specific diagnostic marker for transmissible facial tumors of Tasmanian devils: immunohistochemistry studies; Veterinary Pathology
Ultraviolet radiation effects on the proteome of skin cells; Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology: Radiation Proteomics
Uni work may help beat diseases
UV-B-induced immune suppression: implications for infection; The health consequences of ozone depletion
UV-induced immunosuppression and the efficacy of vaccination
Vitamin D deficiency alters the contact sensitivity response in BALB/c mice; 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Vitamin D promotes neonatal tolerance induction to contact sensitisers; Australasian Society for Immunology Meeting
Vitamin D3 deficiency enhances contact hypersensitivity in male but not in female mice ; Cellular Immunology
Vitamin D3 influences skin draining lymph node dendritic cells in neonatal male mice; National Health and Medical Research Congress
Vitamin D3 nutrition influences regulatory T cell induction in neonatal tolerance and adult immunity; MEPSA Conference
Vitamin D3, the skin immune system and cutaneous carcinogenesis; UV Workshop, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
What's new in photoimmunology
What's new in photoimmunology?
What's new in photoimmunology?

Research Projects

A live-attenuated vaccine (DFT-Off) to promote long-term anti-DFTD immunity; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Multiple Non-melanoma Skin Cancers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Second and Subsequent Non-melanoma Skin Cancers in People with a History of Skin Cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
A Proteomics Approach to the Identification of Novel Immune Suppressor Factors in Neonatal Skin; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Activation of innate immune cells to promote a protective immune response against devil facial tumour cells in murine model of DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
An immunological and immunogenetic approach to protect Tasmanian devils against Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD); University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
An Immunological and Immunogenetic Approach to Understand and to Protect Tasmanian Devils against Devil Facial Tumour Disease; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Analysis of a Lentivirus-delivered shRNA to Prevent Leukaemic Cell Growth; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Analysis of antigen presenting cells and T cells during carcinogen induced immunosuppression.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Analysis of Devil Tumour Disease to identify unique tumour antigens for diagnosis and vaccination; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Analysis of Langerhans cell function during chemically and physically induced carcinogenesis; Tasmanian Cancer Council & W P Holman Clinics (TCC/WPH)
Analysis of Langerhans cell function during chemically and physically induced carcinogenesis; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Analysis of Mini-P-Glycoprotein in Normal and Leukaemic Cells; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Analysis of Reduced IFN-y and Increased IL-12 (p40) as a Mechanism Contributing to Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Antigen Handling Costimulatory Molecule Expression and Intracellular Signalling of IL-10 Induced Human Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Assessing the role of metallothionein in the development of non-melanoma skin cancer; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Biohazard Cabinet; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Can DFTD cells be made visible to the Tasmanian devil immune system?; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression: A Critical Role for Immature Epidermal Langerhans Cells; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Characterisation and Molecular Cloning of a Novel P-glycoprotein Homologue; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Characterisation of DFTD tumour proteins eliciting immune responses in Tasmanian devils; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Characterising Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression and Tumor Escape; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Characterization and Molecular Cloning of a Novel and Ubiquitous P-glycoprotein Homologue; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Co-signalling immunotherapy to treat DFTD; Morris Animal Foundation (MorrisAF)
Co-signalling immunotherapy to treat DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
CRISPR screen to identify key genes driving DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Cutaneous tolerance induction. Down-regulation of autoimmunity; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Cytotoxic devil lymphocytes as a therapy against Devil Facial Tumour Disease; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Deciphering the cellular origin of the second Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFT2); University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Denskometer/2D Database Analysis & IEF System (Proteomics); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Detection of activated Tasmanian devil cytotoxic lymphocytes by a rapid RNA detection assay; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Detrimental alterations of antigen presenting cells and T cells during carcinogenesis; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Developing DFTD vaccination approaches to favour cell mediated anti-tumour immunity; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Development of a Laser Confocal Microscope System; Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation (CVRF)
Development of an immune enhancing vaccine to protect Tasmanian devils against a contagious cancer; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of methods for therapeutic vaccines against Devil facial tumour disease; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Development of the Skin Immune System and the Effect of Exposure to Sunlight; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Distribution, prevalence and epidemiology of DFTD and DFT2 on the d Entrecasteaux channel area; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Down-regulation of Autoimmunity Utilising Modified Dendritic Cells; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
Effects of carcinogens on NK cells and other immune defence cells; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Effects of UV radiation and vitamin D deficiency on the development of the skin immune system; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Elite workstation for Flow Cytometry (single user); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
EPICS large laser elite flow cytometer; Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation (CVRF)
Establishment of a Confocal/multiphoton Microscope for Imaging of Living Systems; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Establishment of a mouse model to study the biology of Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD); University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Evaluating the benefits in Tasmanian devils of immune responses to transmissible cancer; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Evaluation of the ability of vitamin D and metallothionein to protect against UV-radiation induced skin cancer ; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Evaluation of the role natural killer (NK) cells in protection against DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Flow cytometer and ancillary assay kits; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Funding for Small Equipment - Microradiance Laser Confocal Imaging System; Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)
Gene therapy in Human Cells Mediated by Integrase from a Yeast Retrotransposon; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Host-tumour Interplay in Tasmanian Devils with Devil Facial Tumour Disease: Can Immune Cells be Harnessed for Therapy?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Identifying a Specific and Sensitive Probe for Assessing P-glycoprotein Function; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Immunohistochemistry as a tool to search for evidence of immunity against Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD); University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Immunology of healthy and diseased platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus).; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Immunosuppression by Carcinogen Induced Immature Dendritic Cells: Gene Activation and Intervention Strategies; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Immunosuppression by Carcinogen Induced Immature Dendritic Cells: Signalling Molecules, Potential Pathways and Intervention Strategies; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Immunosuppression by Carcinogen Induced Immature Dendritic Cells: Signalling Molecules, Potential Pathways and Intervention Strategies; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Improving the DFTD vaccine by targeting key immune signalling molecules; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Induction of immuno-suppression by functionality immature Langerhans cells; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
Influence of vitamin D and gender on UVB-induced DNA damage, immunoregulation and development of melanoma; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Infrastructure Grant - Expansion of captivity facility in Fern Tree; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Investigating the role of metallothionein in ultraviolet radiation-induced skin cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Investigation of the potential of lentivirus-delivered shRNA in inhibiting the proliferation of human leukemic cells in vivo; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Involvement of P-glycoprotein in the resistance to cancer chemotherapy and cytotoxicity; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Langerhans cells and carcinogens; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Langerhans Cells: From Birth to Maturity; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Localisation of genes responsible for multiple endocrine neoplasia type-1; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Long Term Effects of UV-B Irradiation on the Developing Skin Immune System; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Long Term Effects of UVB Irradiation on Neonatal Langerhans Cells; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Maintenance of a post-insurance population of Tasmanian devils for research and welfare; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
MHC-I expression on DFTD tumour cells and monoclonal antibodies as a strategy to induce and analyse an immune response to DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Microscopic, Biochemical and Functional Characterisation of Natural Killer Cell Invasion into Tumour Target Cells - Emperipolesis; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Microscopic, Biochemical and Functional Characterisation of NK Cell Invasion into Tumour Cells; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Molecular biological studies of leukaemia; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Molecular Identification and Characterisation of Mini P-glycoproteins; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Molecular Identification and Characterisation of Mini P-glycoproteins; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Mucor Amphibiorum Infection of Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in Tasmania - What is the Threat to Platypus and Other Wildlife?; Norske-Skog (Australasia) Pty Ltd (NS Pty Ltd)
Multidrug resistance and natural killer cells; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
New vaccination strategy to protect Tasmanian Devils against the devil facial tumour disease; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Paul Mackay Bolton Scholarship for Cancer Research; Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Platypus Partnership - A Community and Science-based Conservation Programme; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Production of monoclonal antibodies to identify important immune cell populations of the Tasmanian Devil; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Professional Development Application - N Casey; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Refrigerated centrifuge for immunological and microbiological studies; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Role of vitamin D3 and metallothionein in protection against melanoma; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Save the Tasmanian Devil - identification of genetically resistant devils; Turner Foundation Inc (TF Inc)
Selection of devil facial tumour associated antigens as a tool for the development of a prophylactic vaccine; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Shandon Cytopsin 4 Cytocentrifuge; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Silencing the AML1/ETO fusion gene as a treatment strategy for acute myeloid leukaemia; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Skin Cancer and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: What is the Risk of Developing both Primary Cancers in Tasmania?; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Spectramax M2 Multimode ELISA Plate Reader with Softmax Pro Software; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Superspeed Centrifuge.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Superspeed Refrigerated Centrifuge; Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation (CVRF)
Tasmanian Devil Research Scholarship - A Kreiss; Qantas Airways Ltd (QANTAS)
The effect of UV radiation and vitamin D deficiency on the development of the skin immune system; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
The immune system of the Tasmanian Devil and how it is affected by Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
The involvement of tumour cytokine production in the pathogenesis of Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus Harrisii) Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD); University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
The Molecular Basis of Ceramide-Mediated Growth Arrest and Terminal Differentiation; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
The Molecular Basis of Ceramide-Mediated Growth Arrest and Terminal Differentiation; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
The Skin Immune System in Cutaneous Carcinogenesis; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Tolerogenic dendritic cells as a potential therapy for autoimmune disease; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
Tolerogenic dendritic cells as a potential therapy for autoimmune disease (combined with 106924: Immature cells induce suppressive immune responses); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Towards a Novel Differentiation Therapy of Leukaemia using Ceramide; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Towards a Novel Differentiation Therapy of Leukemia Using Ceramide; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Ultracentrifuge for molecular biological studies; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Up-regulating MHC expression of DFTD cells in vivo by treating established tumours with imiquimod; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Upgrade of the flow cytometry facility of the Menzies Research Institute with a multi-parameter analytical flow cytometer CyAn ADP 9 Color for key applications ; Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation (CVRF)
Use of a murine model to investigate devil facial tumour disease; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Vaccination as a potential strategy to protect Tasmanian devil against extinction in the wild due to a transmissible cancer; Mazda Foundation (MAZDA)
Vaccination of Tasmanian devils to induce a memory response against DFTD; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Vitamin D Deficiency in Skin Cancer Development; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Vitamin D in the Skin Immune System; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Evaluation of Abalone Haemocyanin and Blood Extracts on the Immune Response and other related health parameters
Greg Woods - Discretionary Account
Immunological approach to protect Tasmanian devils against devil facial tumour disease
Marinova Consultancy
Novel strategies to protect Tasmanian devils against Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease
Tasmanian Devil Vaccine
Tasmanian Wildlife Research Advisory Committee Devil Facial Tumour grant
Translating human cancer immunotherapy techniques for use in pets and Tasmanian devils

Research Candidate Supervision

A multifaceted approach towards the development of a protective vaccine for DFTD
Analysis of Antigen Handling by Epidermal Langerhans' Cells during the Early Neonatal Period
Anaylysis of antigen hancling by IL-10 induced tolerogenic dendritic cells
Change in the skin immune system during the development of skin cancer
Clinical Haemopoietic Implications of Fucoidan Treatment
Denoritic cells in cervical cancer
Devil Face Tumour Disease- In vivo studies in mice
Dietary Vitamin D3, the Skin Immune System and Implications for Skin Cancer
Differential Expression of the GM-CSF Gene in the Immune System is Regulated By Epigenetic Factors
Diseases and immunity in perameles gunnii
Effects of stress on the immune system
Evaluate the ability of neonatal Langerhans cells to process and present antigen.
Experimental immunotheray for metastatic liver cancers
Immune Reconstitution in HIV-I Infection- The Effects of Antiretroviral and Immune Therapy
Immunology of platypus and echidna "Humoral immunity of monotremes"
In Vitro Identification of Vaccination Strategies for the Stimulation of an Immune Response against Devil Facial Tumour Disease
Insights into the Nature and Immune Escape of a Transmissible Cancer in Tasmanian Devils
Investigate the role of tumour necrosis factor (TNF) in the defense against bacterial infection and cancer cells
Investigation of the effect of chemical carcinogens upon epidermal and dermal cell populations
Iron and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Chronic Infection
Langerhans cells- from birth to maturity.
Manipulating the Immune Response of Tasmanian Devils to Target Devil Facial Tumour Disease
Mating system - behavioural ecology of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
Neonatal Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation- Implications for Development and Function of the Skin Immune System
Proteomic Analysis of Breast Cancer
Re-evaluation of P-glycoprotein in Natural Killer Cells
Reducing the Toxicity of Autologous Haemopoetic Stem Cell Transplants
Regulation of auto immune diseases
Regulation of Gene Expression by the RUNX1 Transcription Factor
Study of the Role of Fucoidan on Leukemia Cells and on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Release
The Cellular Mechanism Underlying Neuronal Changes in Alzheimer's Disease
The CNS injury response and its relationship to Alzheimer's Disease
The epidemiology of ulcerative mycosis of the platypus
The Immune Responses of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarchphilus harrissi) and the Devil Facial Tumour Disease
THE MOLECULAR GENETICS OF FAMILIAL NON-MEDULLARY THYROID CANCER
The Role of Ceramide in Growth arrest and terminal differentiation of Human Leukaemia Cells
The Therapeutic Potential of Lentivector-Delivered RNAi
Therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer's disease
Unique Features of the Neonatal Immune System