Dr Cassy Spiller

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle


  • Bowles, Josephine, Feng, Chun-Wei, Ineson, Jessica, Miles, Kim, Spiller, Cassy M., Harley, Vincent R., Sinclair, Andrew H. and Koopman, Peter (2018) Retinoic acid antagonizes testis development in mice. Cell Reports, 24 5: 1330-1341. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2018.06.111

  • Zhao, Liang, Wang, Chenwei, Lehman, Melanie L., He, Mingyu, An, Jiyuan, Svingen, Terje, Spiller, Cassy M., Ng, Ee Ting, Nelson, Colleen C. and Koopman, Peter (2018) Transcriptomic analysis of mRNA expression and alternative splicing during mouse sex determination. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, . doi:10.1016/j.mce.2018.07.010

  • Feng, Chun-Wei Allen, Spiller, Cassy, Merriner, Donna J., O'Bryan, Moira K., Bowles, Josephine and Koopman, Peter (2017) SOX30 is required for male fertility in mice. Scientific Reports, 7 1: 1-12. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-17854-5

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Spiller, Cassy M., Burnet, Guillaume and Bowles, Josephine (2017). Mouse fetal germ cell isolation and culture techniques. In Michael Buszczak (Ed.), Germline stem cells Second edition ed. (pp. 173-183) New York, NY, United States: Humana Press. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-4017-2_13

  • Spiller, Cassy M. and Koopman, Peter (2011). Cell cycle control of germ cell differentiation. In Jacek Z. Kubiak (Ed.), Cell cycle in development (pp. 269-308) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19065-0

  • Combes, Alexander, Spiller, Cassy and Koopman, Peter (2010). Sex Determination and Gonadal Development. In Oogenesis: The Universal Process (pp. 27-79) : John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9780470687970.ch2

  • Combes, Alexamder, Spiller. Cassy and Koopman, Peter (2010). Sex determination and Gonadal Development. In Marie-Hélène Verlhac and Anne Villeneuve (Ed.), Oogenesis : The universal process (pp. 27-80) Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Journal Article

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision