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Researcher: Whittock, LD (Dr Lucy Whittock)

Fields of Research

Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Probability Theory
Immunological and Bioassay Methods
Neurogenetics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Nervous System and Disorders
Human Diagnostics
Expanding Knowledge in Economics
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Infectious Diseases
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Preventive Medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Sam, Sahh and Map gene expression during cell division and paralytic shellfish toxin production of Alexandrium catenella (Dinophyceae); Phycologia
A novel, simplified technique for preservation and rapid isolation of total RNA from the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella (Dinophyceae); Phycologia
An ultrastructural and functional assessment of nasal cilia and spermatozoa in an infertile human male and healthy controls; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart.
Australian duststorm associated with extensive Aspergillus sydowii fungal “bloom” in coastal waters; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Comparing genotyping algorithms for Illumina's Infinium whole-genome SNP BeadChips; BMC Bioinformatics
CTLA-4 and multiple sclerosis: The A49G single nucleotide polymorphism shows no association with multiple sclerosis in a Southern Australian population; Journal of Neuroimmunology
DNA Sequence and Expression Variation of Hop (Humulus lupulus) Valerophenone Synthase (VPS), a Key Gene in Bitter Acid Biosynthesis; Annals of Botany
Molecular investigation of candidate genes involved in the biosynthesis of dinoflagellate paralytic shellfish toxins
Photosysnthetic pigment and genetic differences between two Southern Ocean morphotypes of Emiliania Huxleyi (Haptophyta); Journal of Phycology
S-adenosylmethionine synthesase genes from eleven marine dinoflagellates; Phycologia
Saliva-Derived DNA Performs Well in Large-Scale, High-Density Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Microarray Studies; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Sequencing and expression of the s-adenosylmethionine synthetase gene in toxic dinoflagellates; Genomes > The linkage to Life

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision