Australian National University

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Organization: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Nonequilibrium dynamics and umbrella sampling
    Stephen R Williams
    Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Phys Rev Lett 105:110601. 2010
  2. pmc Colouration and colour changes of the fiddler crab, Uca capricornis: a descriptive study
    Tanya Detto
    Centre for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1629. 2008
  3. doi Multiple Rubisco forms in proteobacteria: their functional significance in relation to CO2 acquisition by the CBB cycle
    Murray Ronald Badger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Exp Bot 59:1525-41. 2008
  4. doi Sex determination in platypus and echidna: autosomal location of SOX3 confirms the absence of SRY from monotremes
    M C Wallis
    Comparative Genomics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Chromosome Res 15:949-59. 2007
  5. ncbi 'Crowded suburbs' and 'killer cities': a brief review of the relationship between urban environments and mental health
    Helen L Berry
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:222-7. 2007
  6. pmc Evolution of the vertebrate eye: opsins, photoreceptors, retina and eye cup
    Trevor D Lamb
    Australian National University, Division of Neuroscience, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Garran Road, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Australia
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:960-76. 2007
  7. ncbi Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  8. ncbi Greenhouse-gas costs of clinical trials
    Anthony J McMichael
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Lancet 369:1584-5. 2007
  9. ncbi Seasonal variation in acute hospital admissions and emergency room presentations among children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:359-65. 2007
  10. ncbi The role of perceived control in explaining depressive symptoms associated with driving cessation in a longitudinal study
    Timothy D Windsor
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Gerontologist 47:215-23. 2007

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Nonequilibrium dynamics and umbrella sampling
    Stephen R Williams
    Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Phys Rev Lett 105:110601. 2010
    ..The umbrella weight, which is related to the nonequilibrium work, is easy to obtain and efficient to compute. Furthermore, its average may be obtained from the existing nonequilibrium free energy theorem...
  2. pmc Colouration and colour changes of the fiddler crab, Uca capricornis: a descriptive study
    Tanya Detto
    Centre for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1629. 2008
    ..The extreme colour polymorphism and the relative stability of the colour patterns in Uca capricornis are consistent with their use in visually mediated mate recognition...
  3. doi Multiple Rubisco forms in proteobacteria: their functional significance in relation to CO2 acquisition by the CBB cycle
    Murray Ronald Badger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Exp Bot 59:1525-41. 2008
    ....
  4. doi Sex determination in platypus and echidna: autosomal location of SOX3 confirms the absence of SRY from monotremes
    M C Wallis
    Comparative Genomics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Chromosome Res 15:949-59. 2007
    ..Sex determination in platypus and echidna must therefore depend on another male-determining gene(s) on the Y chromosomes, or on the different dosage of a gene(s) on the X chromosomes...
  5. ncbi 'Crowded suburbs' and 'killer cities': a brief review of the relationship between urban environments and mental health
    Helen L Berry
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:222-7. 2007
    ..This paper briefly reviews recent studies linking disadvantaged urban environments with mental health and proposes a hypothetical model to help guide future research...
  6. pmc Evolution of the vertebrate eye: opsins, photoreceptors, retina and eye cup
    Trevor D Lamb
    Australian National University, Division of Neuroscience, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Garran Road, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Australia
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:960-76. 2007
    ..Here, we review a wide range of findings that capture glimpses of the gradations that appear to have occurred during eye evolution, and provide a scenario for the unseen steps that have led to the emergence of the vertebrate eye...
  7. ncbi Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  8. ncbi Greenhouse-gas costs of clinical trials
    Anthony J McMichael
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Lancet 369:1584-5. 2007
  9. ncbi Seasonal variation in acute hospital admissions and emergency room presentations among children in the Australian Capital Territory
    Rennie M D'Souza
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:359-65. 2007
    ..To examine seasonal variation in hospital use for five paediatric conditions of the Australian Capital Territory residents...
  10. ncbi The role of perceived control in explaining depressive symptoms associated with driving cessation in a longitudinal study
    Timothy D Windsor
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Gerontologist 47:215-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to investigate the role of control beliefs in mediating the relationship between driving cessation and change in depressive symptoms in a population-based sample of older adults...
  11. ncbi Comparative roles of IL-4, IL-13, and IL-4Ralpha in dendritic cell maturation and CD4+ Th2 cell function
    Dianne C Webb
    Division of Molecular Bioscience, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Immunol 178:219-27. 2007
    ..The affinity of IL-4Ralpha also appears to be a determinant in the balance between Th2 and IFN-gamma responses and thus the severity of allergic disease...
  12. ncbi Homo floresiensis: microcephalic, pygmoid, Australopithecus, or Homo?
    Debbie Argue
    School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Hum Evol 51:360-74. 2006
    ..Based on these comparisons, we conclude that it is unlikely that LB1 is a microcephalic human, and it cannot be attributed to any known species. Its attribution to a new species, Homo floresiensis, is supported...
  13. ncbi Autapses
    Kaori Ikeda
    Division of Neuroscience, John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Curr Biol 16:R308. 2006
  14. ncbi A little (more) knowledge: comments on Wood et Al. (2006)
    Michael Smithson
    Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Addiction 101:622-3; author reply 623-5. 2006
  15. doi A simple, integrative assay to quantify nutritional quality of browses for herbivores
    Jane L Degabriel
    School of Botany and Zoology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Oecologia 156:107-16. 2008
    ..Thus, our assay provides a useful tool for understanding how food resources influence herbivore populations at different scales...
  16. doi Autophagy generates retrogradely transported organelles: a hypothesis
    Selma K Kaasinen
    Developmental Neurobiology Group, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Box 334, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Int J Dev Neurosci 26:625-34. 2008
    ..This sample of cytoplasmic contents relays a reliable snapshot of the totality of signalling events occurring in the nerve terminal at that instant in time...
  17. pmc Oxytocin-induced antinociception in the spinal cord is mediated by a subpopulation of glutamatergic neurons in lamina I-II which amplify GABAergic inhibition
    Jean Didier Breton
    Department Nociception and Pain, Institut des Neurosciences Cellulaires et Integratives, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7168, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
    Mol Pain 4:19. 2008
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  18. ncbi Reducing injustice from recent legislation subsidising insurance and restricting civil liability?: Baker-Morrison v NSW [2009] Aust Torts Reports 81-999; Amaca Pty Ltd v Novek [2009] Aust Torts Reports 82-001
    Thomas Faunce
    Australian National University, College of Law and Medical School
    J Law Med 17:729-35. 2010
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  19. doi Nanosilver and global public health: international regulatory issues
    Thomas Faunce
    Australian Research Council, Canberra, Australia
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 5:617-32. 2010
    ..The conclusion includes a set of recommendations for improving international regulation of nanosilver...
  20. doi A multi-stage anti-predator response increases information on predation risk
    Jan M Hemmi
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science and Centre for Visual Sciences, Evolution, Ecology and Genetics, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Exp Biol 213:1484-9. 2010
    ..By concentrating on sensory limitations, we can quantify such information deficits and investigate how improving risk assessment helps prey optimise the balance between predation risk and escape costs...
  21. doi Phylogeny and evolution of the Meliphagoidea, the largest radiation of Australasian songbirds
    Janet L Gardner
    Division of Evolution, Ecology and Genetics, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:1087-102. 2010
    ..This is one of several unexpected alignments of taxa as sisters that probably reflects the age of the Meliphagoidea. We find no evidence for separate radiations of New Guinean and Australian members of the Meliphagoidea...
  22. ncbi Correlation energy of two electrons in the high-density limit
    Pierre François Loos
    Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    J Chem Phys 131:241101. 2009
    ..We conjecture that for large D, the limiting correlation energy E(c) approximately -delta(2)/8 in any confining external potential, where delta = 1/(D-1)...
  23. doi The hippocampal system as the cortical resource manager: a model connecting psychology, anatomy and physiology
    L Andrew Coward
    Department of Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 657:315-64. 2010
    ..This model matches a wide range of neuropsychological observation better than alternative hippocampal models. The information mechanisms required by the model are consistent with known brain anatomy and neuron physiology...
  24. pmc Promoting gene expression in plants by permissive histone lysine methylation
    Christopher I Cazzonelli
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Plant Signal Behav 4:484-8. 2009
    ..This review will focus on the function of these two classes and the processes that they control, highlighting the huge potential this regulatory mechanism has in plants...
  25. doi Predicting early reading skills from pre-reading measures of dorsal stream functioning
    Alison Kevan
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 47:3174-81. 2009
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  26. doi Financial hardship, socio-economic position and depression: results from the PATH Through Life Survey
    Peter Butterworth
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:229-37. 2009
    ..The evidence of the contemporaneous association between hardship and depression suggests that addressing deprivation may be an effective strategy to moderate socio-economic inequalities in mental health...
  27. doi Pandethics
    M J Selgelid
    Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics CAPPE, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Public Health 123:255-9. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi A two-state Raman coupler for coherent atom optics
    J E Debs
    Australian Centre for Quantum Atom Optics, Department of Quantum Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, 0200
    Opt Express 17:2319-25. 2009
    ..As our laser system couples just two hyperfine ground states, it has also been used as an internal state beamsplitter, taking the next major step towards free space Ramsey interferometry with an atom laser...
  29. pmc Architectural phenotypes in the transparent testa mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Charles S Buer
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, School of Science, College of Medicine, Biology, and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 60:751-63. 2009
    ..The regulatory genes affected in architectural traits may provide useful molecular targets for examination in other plants...
  30. doi Microhabitat heterogeneity influences offspring sex allocation and spatial kin structure in possums
    Sam C Banks
    The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, ACT, Australia
    J Anim Ecol 77:1250-6. 2008
    ..5. Spatial variation in dispersal via sex allocation responses to environmental heterogeneity can potentially contribute to spatial patterns in population dynamics...
  31. ncbi Engineered wettability in tree capillaries
    Mika M Kohonen
    Department of Applied Mathematics, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Langmuir 22:3148-53. 2006
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  32. ncbi Glutathione transferases: new functions
    Aaron J Oakley
    Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Curr Opin Struct Biol 15:716-23. 2005
    ..Recent structural studies of integral membrane glutathione S-transferases from microsomes have revealed common patterns of tertiary and quaternary structure...
  33. ncbi Antigen-dependent release of IFN-gamma by cytotoxic T cells up-regulates Fas on target cells and facilitates exocytosis-independent specific target cell lysis
    Arno Mullbacher
    Division of Immunology and Cell Biology, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Immunol 169:145-50. 2002
    ..The results are discussed as to the possible relevance of the phenomenon in efficiency and regulation of the Tc cell response to infections by viruses...
  34. ncbi The role of Fas ligand in beta cell destruction in autoimmune diabetes of NOD mice
    N Petrovsky
    Autoimmunity Research Unit, Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, Canberra ACT 2606, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 958:204-8. 2002
    ..Interventions that block the Fas-FasL pathway may be useful, therefore, in the prevention or treatment of type 1 diabetes...
  35. ncbi Embryo implantation and embryonic stem cell development in primates
    J P Hearn
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Reprod Fertil Dev 13:517-22. 2001
    ..Embryonic stem cells, from the inner cell mass of marmoset and rhesus monkeys, were the first primate embryonic stem cells to be isolated and characterized, enabling the subsequent isolation of human embryonic stem cells...
  36. ncbi From attentional gating in macaque primary visual cortex to dyslexia in humans
    T R Vidyasagar
    Psychobiology Laboratory, Center for Visual Sciences, School of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Prog Brain Res 134:297-312. 2001
    ..This framework is used to provide a neural explanation of the processes involved in reading and in learning to read. This scheme also explains how a magnocellular deficit could cause the common reading impairment, dyslexia...
  37. ncbi Protein aggregation and deposition: implications for ion channel formation and membrane damage
    J I Kourie
    Membrane Transport Group, Department of Chemistry, The Faculties, Building 33, Science Road, The Australian National University, Canberra City, ACT 0200, Australia
    Croat Med J 42:359-74. 2001
    ..This mechanism of membrane damage is a general mechanism that may explain other malfunctioning protein processing-related pathologies...
  38. ncbi Mental health nurses' beliefs about likely outcomes for people with schizophrenia or depression: a comparison with the public and other healthcare professionals
    T M Caldwell
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ment Health Nurs 10:42-54. 2001
    ..Given the potential impact on consumers and the public, all practitioners need to be aware of their own beliefs and those of their professional colleagues...
  39. ncbi Talk about cancer: environment and health in Oceanpoint
    A Whittaker
    Gender Relations Project, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, ACT, Australia
    Health Place 4:313-25. 1998
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  40. ncbi The impact on retention of expansion of an Australian public methadone program
    G Bammer
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT
    Drug Alcohol Depend 58:173-80. 2000
    ..Methadone programs should monitor retention as part of on-going evaluation and improvement of treatment policy...
  41. ncbi Calcium dependence of C-type natriuretic peptide-formed fast K(+) channel
    J I Kourie
    Membrane Transport Group, Department of Chemistry, The Faculties, The Australian National University, Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Am J Physiol 277:C43-50. 1999
    ..g., ischemic heart and muscle fatigue. The channel could modify a cascade of physiological functions that are dependent on the Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channels, e.g., vasodilation and salt secretion...
  42. ncbi By women, for women: the continuing appeal of women's health centres
    D H Broom
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Women Health 28:5-22. 1998
    ..These twin aims of supplying gender-specific services and enriching the mainstream continue to guide the work of WHCs...
  43. ncbi DNA vaccination against virus infection and enhancement of antiviral immunity following consecutive immunization with DNA and viral vectors
    A J Ramsay
    Division of Immunology and Cell Biology, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Immunol Cell Biol 75:382-8. 1997
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  44. ncbi Is facilitation responsible for the "motion induction" effect
    J M Zanker
    Department of Psychology, University College London, U K
    Vision Res 37:1953-9. 1997
    ..High-level attentional mechanisms or changes in transmission speed are not required to explain these phenomena. The implications of such local gain-control mechanisms for our understanding of second-order motion perception are discussed...
  45. ncbi The best medicine: women using community health centres
    D H Broom
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra
    Aust N Z J Public Health 21:275-80. 1997
    ..Instead, it appears that the centres offer a distinctive array of services to a socioeconomically vulnerable clientele, not a substitute for care available elsewhere...
  46. ncbi Mortality risk varies according to gender and change in depressive status in very old adults
    Kaarin J Anstey
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Psychosom Med 64:880-8. 2002
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether gender and different patterns of change in depressive status over 2 years were associated with different risks of mortality in the subsequent 6 years...
  47. ncbi Orientation and spatiotemporal tuning of cells in the primary visual cortex of an Australian marsupial, the wallaby Macropus eugenii
    M R Ibbotson
    Center for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, ACT 2601 Canberra, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 189:115-23. 2003
    ..In general, the physiology of the wallaby cortex was similar to well studied eutherian mammals suggesting either convergent evolution or a highly conserved architecture that stems from a common therian ancestor...
  48. ncbi Total synthesis of (+/-)-rhazinal, an alkaloidal spindle toxin from Kopsia teoi
    Martin G Banwell
    Research School of Chemistry, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Org Biomol Chem 1:296-305. 2003
    ..The title alkaloid 1 and its B-nor-congener 3, both of which display potent and unusual anti-mitotic properties, have been synthesized in racemic form and characterised by single-crystal X-ray analysis...
  49. ncbi Development of a robust central auditory synapse in congenital deafness
    M Youssoufian
    Division of Neuroscience, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, PO Box 334, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
    J Neurophysiol 94:3168-80. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that early development at this robust synapse proceeds normally with congenital deafness, suggesting that auditory nerve activity does not affect the development of synaptic strength at the calyx of Held...
  50. ncbi The power of an integrated informatic and molecular approach to type 1 diabetes research
    Nikolai Petrovsky
    Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1037:216-24. 2004
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  51. ncbi The cochlear amplifier as a standing wave: "squirting" waves between rows of outer hair cells?
    Andrew Bell
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:1016-24. 2004
    ..Viscous drag at the two surfaces potentially limits SLR wave propagation at low frequencies, but this can perhaps be overcome by invoking hydrophobic effects...
  52. ncbi When silence threatens safety: lessons from the first Canberra Hospital neurosurgical inquiry
    Thomas Faunce
    Law Faculty, The Australian National University, Fellows Rd, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Law Med 12:112-8. 2004
    ..Such reformulation may need to commence in medical education and involve new strategies including the use of portable digital technology to facilitate self-assessment of performance and immediate reporting of adverse incidents...
  53. pmc Mental health first aid training in a workplace setting: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN13249129]
    Betty A Kitchener
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 4:23. 2004
    ..This article reports the first randomized controlled trial of this course...
  54. ncbi Reply to the discussion of our paper 'explanations of the fertility crisis in modern societies: a search for commonalities'
    John Caldwell
    Demography and Sociology Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
    Popul Stud (Camb) 58:93-4. 2004
  55. ncbi A simple frequency-scaling rule for animal communication
    Neville H Fletcher
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:2334-8. 2004
    ..6 power of the animal's mass. There is, however, a wide spread of observed results because of the different emphasis placed upon vocal effort in the evolution of different animal species...
  56. ncbi Fracture incidence in relation to the pattern of use of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, England
    JAMA 291:2212-20. 2004
    ..Evidence is limited on the effects of different patterns of use of postmenopausal hormone therapy on fracture incidence and particularly on the effects of ceasing use...
  57. ncbi Controlling diabetes, controlling diabetics: moral language in the management of diabetes type 2
    Dorothy Broom
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 58:2371-82. 2004
    ..Efforts to protect themselves from the stigmatising potential of diabetes may inadvertently undermine the agency of people who are already coping with a demanding discipline and a potentially disabling or life-threatening disease...
  58. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of five abundance estimators for high-density oligonucleotide microarrays
    Andrew C James
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Bioinformatics 20:1060-5. 2004
    ..We present here a study of performance over a large number (thousands) of transcripts for which there is strong evidence of differential expression, with corresponding false positive rates controlled by comparisons between replicates...
  59. ncbi Limitations with in vitro production of dendritic cells using cytokines
    Helen C ONeill
    School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Leukoc Biol 75:600-3. 2004
    ..However, use of cells produced in cytokine-dependent cultures for the study of DC differentiation is limited, as DC development in vivo differs in cytokine dependency...
  60. ncbi Origin and migration of the Alpine Iceman
    Wolfgang Muller
    Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Science 302:862-6. 2003
    ..This demonstrates that the Alpine valleys of central Europe were permanently inhabited during the terminal Neolithic...
  61. ncbi What we don't know about the structure of ryanodine receptor calcium release channels
    Angela F Dulhunty
    The Muscle Research Group, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 30:713-23. 2003
    ..4. A model of the RyR pore based on the Streptomyces lividans KcsA channel structure is presented. Protein/protein interactions between the RyR and other regulatory proteins, as well as within the RyR subunit, are discussed...
  62. pmc Predicted structure of the extracellular region of ligand-gated ion-channel receptors shows SH2-like and SH3-like domains forming the ligand-binding site
    J E Gready
    Computational Molecular Biology and Drug Design Group, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Protein Sci 6:983-98. 1997
    ..A site for interaction of the extracellular ligand-binding domain with the activation of the M2 transmembrane helix is also suggested...

Research Grants8

  1. Genes for Tolerance and Immunity Consortium
    Christopher Goodnow; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. CD8+ T cell specificity in mouse models of smallpox vaccination and challenge
    David Tscharke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide basic information about the immune response to poxviruses and will help us know how best to use immunological knowledge and tools to design and test new smallpox: vaccines. ..