Dr Emily Wong

ARC Early Career Research Fellow

School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
emily.wong@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57084

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Wong, Emily S., Lillie, Mette and Belov, Katherine (2010). Genome analysis of the platypus. In eLS (pp. 1-8) Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0021554

Journal Article

  • Zepeda-Mendoza, Cinthya J., Mukhopadhyay, Swagatam, Wong, Emily S., Harder, Nathalie, Splinter, Erik, de Wit, Erik, Eckersley-Maslin, Melanie A., Ried, Thomas, Eils, Roland, Rohr, Karl, Mills, Alea, de Laat, Wouter, Flicek, Paul, Sengupta, Anirvan M. and Spector, David L. (2015) Quantitative analysis of chromatin interaction changes upon a 4.3 Mb deletion at mouse 4E2. BMC Genomics, 16 982: 1-17. doi:10.1186/s12864-015-2137-5

  • Wong, Emily S., Thybert, David, Schmitt, Bianca M., Stefflova, Klara, Odom, Duncan T. and Flicek, Paul (2015) Decoupling of evolutionary changes in transcription factor binding and gene expression in mammals. Genome Research, 25 167-178.

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Nicol, Stewart, Warren, Wesley C. and Belov, Katherine (2013) Echidna venom gland transcriptome provides insights into the evolution of monotreme venom. PLoS One, 8 11: e79092.1-e79092.7. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079092

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Hardy, Margaret C., Wood, David, Bailey, Timothy and King, Glenn F. (2013) SVM-based prediction of propeptide cleavage sites in spider toxins identifies toxin innovation in an Australian tarantula. PLoS ONE, 8 7: e66279.1-e66279.11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066279

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Morgenstern, David, Mofiz, Ehtesham, Gombert, Sara, Morris, Katrina M., Temple-Smith, Peter, Renfree, M.B., Whittington, Camilla M., King, Glenn F., Warren, Wesley C., Papenfuss, Anthony T. and Belov, Katherine (2012) Proteomics and deep sequencing comparison of seasonally active venom glands in the platypus reveals novel venom peptides and distinct expression profiles. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 11 11: 1354-1364. doi:10.1074/mcp.M112.017491

  • Wong, Emily S. W. and Belov, Katherine (2012) Venom evolution through gene duplications. Gene, 496 1: 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2012.01.009

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Whittington, Camilla M., Warren, Wesley C. and Belov, Katherine (2012) A limited role for gene duplications in the evolution of platypus venom. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29 1: 167-177. doi:10.1093/molbev/msr180

  • Wang, Jianghui, Wong, Emily S. W., Whitely, Jane C., Li, Jian, Stringer, Jessica M., Short, Kirsty R., Renfree, Marilyn B., Belov, Katherine and Cocks, Benjamin G. (2011) Ancient antimicrobial peptides kill antibiotic-resistant pathogens: Australian mammals provide new options. PLoS One, 6 8: e24030.1-e24030.8. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024030

  • Renfree, Marilyn B., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Deakin, Janine E., Lindsay, James, Heider, Thomas, Belov, Katherine, Rens, Willem, Waters, Paul D., Pharo, Elizabeth A., Shaw, Geoff, Wong, Emily S. W., Lefevre, Christopher M., Nicholas, Kevin R., Kuroki, Yoko, Wakefield, Matthew J., Zenger, Kyall R., Wang, Chenwei, Ferguson-Smith, Malcolm, Nicholas, Frank W., Hickford, Danielle, Yu, Hongshi, Short, Kirsty R., Siddle, Hannah V., Frankenberg, Stephen R., Chew, Keng Yih, Menzies, Brandon R., Stringer, Jessica M., Suzuki, Shunsuke, Hore, Timothy A., Delbridge, Margaret L., Mohammadi, Amir, Schneider, Nanette Y., Hu, Yanqiu, O'Hara, William, Al Nadaf, Shafagh, Wu, Chen, Feng, Zhi-Ping, Cocks, Benjamin G., Wang, Jianghui, Flicek, Paul, Searle, Stephen M. J., Fairley, Susan, Beal, Kathryn, Herrero, Javier, Carone, Dawn M., Suzuki, Yutaka, Sugano, Sumio, Toyoda, Atsushi, Sakaki, Yoshiyuki, Kondo, Shinji, Nishida, Yuichiro, Tatsumoto, Shoji, Mandiou, Ion, Hsu, Arthur, McColl, Kaighin A., Lansdell, Benjamin, Weinstock, George, Kuczek, Elizabeth, McGrath, Annette, Wilson, Peter, Men, Artem, Hazar-Rethinam, Mehlika, Hall, Allison, Davis, John, Wood, David, Williams, Sarah, Sundaravadanam, Yogi, Muzny, Donna M., Jhangiani, Shalini N., Lewis, Lora R., Morgan, Margaret B., Okwuonu, Geoffrey O., Ruiz, San Juana, Santibanez, Jireh, Nazareth, Lynne, Cree, Andrew, Fowler, Gerald, Kovar, Christie L., Dinh, Huyen H., Joshi, Vandita, Jing, Chyn, Lara, Fremiet, Thornton, Rebecca, Chen, Lei, Deng, Jixin, Liu, Yue, Shen, Joshua Y., Song, Xing-Zhi, Edson, Janette, Troon, Carmen, Thomas, Daniel, Stephens, Amber, Yapa, Lankesha, Levchenko, Tanya, Gibbs, Richard A., Cooper, Desmond W., Speed, Terence P., Fujiyama, Asao, Graves, Jennifer A. M., O'Neill, Rachel J., Pask, Andrew J., Forrest, Susan M. and Worley, Kim C. (2011) Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development. Genome Biology, 12 8: R81.1-R81.25. doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-8-r81

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Papenfuss, Anthony T. and Belov, Katherine (2011) Immunome database for marsupials and monotremes. BMC Immunology, 12 48-1-48-6. doi:10.1186/1471-2172-12-48

  • Wong, Emily S.W., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Heger, Andreas, Hsu, Arthur L., Ponting, Chris P., Miller, Robert D., Fenelon, Jane C., Renfree, Marilyn B., Gibbs, Richard A. and Belov, Katherine (2011) Transcriptomic analysis supports similar functional roles for the two thymuses of the tammar wallaby. BMC Genomics, 12 420-1-420-12. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-420

  • Wong, Emily S., Papenfuss, Anthony T. and Belov, Katherine (2011) Genomic identification of chemokines and cytokines in Opossum. Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research, 31 3: 317-330. doi:10.1089/jir.2010.0045

  • Whittington, Camilla M., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Locke, Devin P., Mardis, Elaine R., Wilson, Richard K., Abubucker, Sahar, Mitreva, Makedonka, Wong, Emily S. W., Hsu, Arthur L., Kuchel, Philip W., Belov, Katherine and Warren, Wesley C. (2010) Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus. Genome Biology, 11 9: R95.1-R95.13. doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-r95

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Sanderson, Claire E., Deakin, Janine E., Whittington, Camilla M., Papenfuss, Anthony T. and Belov, Katherine (2009) Identification of natural killer cell receptor clusters in the platypus genome reveals an expansion of C-type lectin genes. Immunogenetics, 61 8: 565-579. doi:10.1007/s00251-009-0386-7

  • Siddle, Hannah V., Deakin, Janine E., Coggill, Penny, Hart, Elizabeth, Cheng, Yuanyuan, Wong, Emily S. W., Harrow, Jennifer, Beck, Stephan and Belov, Katherine (2009) MHC-linked and un-linked class I genes in the wallaby. BMC Genomics, 10 310.1-310.15. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-310

  • Cao, Huan, de Bono, Bernard, Belov, Katherine, Wong, Emily S., Trowsdale, John and Barrow, Alexander D. (2009) Comparative genomics indicates the mammalian CD33rSiglec locus evolved by an ancient large-scale inverse duplication and suggests all Siglecs share a common ancestral region. Immunogenetics, 61 5: 401-417. doi:10.1007/s00251-009-0372-0

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Miller, Robert D. and Belov, Katherine (2009) Hatching time for monotreme immunology. Australian Journal of Zoology, 57 3-4: 185-198. doi:10.1071/ZO09042

  • Whittington, Camilla M., Papenfuss, Anthony T., Bansal, Paramjit, Torres, Allan M., Wong, Emily S. W., Deakin, Janine E., Graves, Tina, Alsop, Amber, Schatzkamer, Kyriena, Kremitzki, Colin, Ponting, Chris P., Temple-Smith, Peter, Warren, Wesley C., Kuchel, Phillip W. and Belov, Katherine (2008) Defensins and the convergent evolution of platypus and reptile venom genes. Genome Research, 18 6: 986-994. doi:10.1101/gr.7149808

  • Robinson, Mark W., Tort, Jose F., Lowther, Jonathan, Donnelly, Sheila M., Wong, Emily, Xu, Weibo, Stack, Colin M., Padula, Matthew, Herbert, Ben and Dalton, John P. (2008) Proteomics and phylogenetic analysis of the cathepsin L protease family of the helminth pathogen Fasciola hepatica: Expansion of repertoire of virulene-associated factors. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 7 6: 1111-1123. doi:10.1074/mcp.M700560-MCP200

  • Warren, W. C., Hillier, L. W., Graves, J. A. M., Birney, E., Ponting, C. P., Grutzner, F., Belov, K., Miller, W., Clarke, L., Chinwalla, A. T., Yang, S. P., Heger, A., Locke, D. P., Miethke, P., Waters, P. D., Veyrunes, F., Fulton, L., Fulton, B., Graves, T., Wallis, J., Puente, X. S., Lopez-Otin, C., Ordonez, G. R., Eichler, E. E., Chen, L., Cheng, Z., Deakin, J. E., Alsop, A., Thompson, K., Kirby, P., Papenfuss, A. T., Wakefield, M. J., Olender, T., Lancet, D., Huttley, G. A., Smit, A. F. A., Pask, A., Temple-Smith, P., Batzer, M. A., Walker, J. A., Konkel, M. K., Harris, R. S., Whittington, C. M., Wong, E. S. W., Gemmell, N. J., Buschiazzo, E., Jentzsch, I. M. V., Merkel, A., Schmitz, J., Zemann, A., Churakov, G., Kriegs, J. O., Brosius, J., Murchison, E. P., Sachidanandam, R., Smith, C., Hannon, G. J., Tsend-Ayush, E., McMillan, D., Attenborough, R., Rens, W., Ferguson-Smith, M., Lefevre, C. M., Sharp, J. A., Nicholas, K. R., Ray, D. A., Kube, M., Reinhardt, R., Pringle, T. H., Taylor, J., Jones, R. C., Nixon, B., Dacheux, J. L., Niwa, H., Sekita, Y., Huang, X. Q., Stark, A., Kheradpour, P., Kellis, M., Flicek, P., Chen, Y., Webber, C., Hardison, R., Nelson, J., Hallsworth-Pepin, K., Delehaunty, K., Markovic, C., Minx, P., Feng, Y. C., Kremitzki, C., Mitreva, M., Glasscock, J., Wylie, T., Wohldmann, P., Thiru, P., Nhan, M. N., Pohl, C. S., Smith, S. M., Hou, S. F., Renfree, M. B., Mardis, E. R. and Wilson, R. K. (2008) Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution. Nature, 453 7192: 175-183. doi:10.1038/nature06936

  • Belov, Katherine, Sanderson, Claire E., Deakin, Janine E., Wong, Emily S. W., Assange, Daniel, McColl, Kaighin A., Gout, Alex, de Bono, Bernard, Barrow, Alexander D., Speed, Terence P., Trowsdale, John and Papenfuss, Anthony T. (2007) Characterization of the opossum immune genome provides insights into the evolution of the mammalian immune system. Genome Research, 17 7: 982-991. doi:10.1101/gr.6121807

  • Wong, Emily S. W., Young, Lauren J., Papenfuss, Anthony T. and Belov, Katherine (2006) In silico identification of opossum cytokine genes suggests the complexity of the marsupial immune system rivals that of eutherian mammals. Immunome Research, 2 4: 1-16. doi:10.1186/1745-7580-2-4

Conference Publication

  • Pineda, Sandy S., Wong, Emily S., Fry, Bryan G., Binford, Greta J. and King, Glenn F. (2012). Understanding the chemical diversity and evolution of spider venoms using comparative transcriptomics. In: 17th World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology & Venom Week 2012, 4th International Scientific Symposium on All Things Venomous, 17th World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology & Venom Week 2012, 4th International Scientific Symposium on All Things Venomous. 17th World Congress of the International-Society-on-Toxinology (IST)/Venom Week/4th International Scientific Symposium on All Things Venomous, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, (234-234). 8-13 July 2012. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2012.04.270

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