Dr Deanne Whitworth

Senior Lecturer (Anatomy)

School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Senior Research Fellow

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
d.whitworth@uq.edu.au
+61 7 54601 972

Overview

Education

  • BSc (Hons), University of Melbourne (1990)
  • PhD, University of Melbourne (1996)
  • BVSc (Hons), University of Queensland (2006)

Employment

  • Post-doctoral researcher, University of California, Berkeley, USA (1996-1997)
  • Post-doctoral researcher, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA (1997-2002)
  • Veterinary Surgeon (2006-present)
  • Lecturer, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland (2010-present)

Research Interests

  • Induced pluripotent stem cells from domestic and native Australian species
    Our research uses induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from domestic and native Australian species to address several key areas of research including regenerative medicine, reproduction, species conservation and mammalian evolution.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • PhD, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Melbourne

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Whitworth, Deanne J. and Behringer, Richard R. (2001). The transgenic mouse in studies of mammalian sexual differentiation.. In Martin M. Matzuk, Chester W. Brown, T. Rajendra Kumar and P. Michael Conn (Ed.), Transgenics in Endocrinology (pp. 19-39) Totowa, NJ, U.S.A.: Humana Press.

  • Shaw, Geoffrey, Harry, Jenny L., Whitworth, Deanne J. and Renfree, Marilyn B. (1997). Sexual determination and differentiation in the marsupial Macropus eugenii. In N. R. Saunders and L. A. Hinds (Ed.), Marsupial biology : Recent research, new perspectives (pp. 132-141) Sydney, NSW, Australia: University of NSW Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Deanne Whitworth is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor