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November 2019

Personalised analytics for rare disease diagnostics

Here we focus on the problem of prioritising variants with respect to the observed disease phenotype

Published research Computational Biology Genetics and Health
November 2019

Corynebacterium and Dolosigranulum: Future probiotic candidates for upper respiratory tract infections

We recently identified C. pseudodiphtheriticum and D. pigrum as the major nasopharyngeal species associated with resistance to recurrent ear infections

Published research Genetics and Health
September 2019

Meta-taxonomic analysis of prokaryotic and eukaryotic gut flora in stool samples from visceral leishmaniasis cases and endemic controls in Bihar State India

We evaluate a meta-taxonomic approach to determine the composition of prokaryotic and eukaryotic gut microflora using sequencing of 16S RNA and 18S rRNA

Published research Infectious Diseases Genetics and Health
August 2019

Transketolase and vitamin B1 influence on ROS-dependent neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) formation

The regulation of Transketolase by oxythiamine and/or vitamin B1 may therefore be associated with response to the modulation of NET formation

Published research Genetics and Health
February 2013

Common variants in the HLA-DRB1-HLA-DQA1 HLA class II region are associated with susceptibility to visceral leishmaniasis

A conditional analysis provided evidence for multiple associations within the HLA-DRB1-HLA-DQA1 region,and a model in which risk differed between three...

Published research Genetics and Health
January 2016

The rare and undiagnosed diseases diagnostic service – application of massively parallel sequencing in a state-wide clinical service

The Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases Diagnostic Service refers to a genomic diagnostic platform operating within the Genetic Services of Western Australia

Published research Computational Biology Genetics and Health
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Professor Jenefer Blackwell, Australian Academy of Science Fellow

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The Goanna and the Journey of the Genes