Dr Cassy Spiller

UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine



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


  • 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

  • Spiller, Cassy, Koopman, Peter and Bowles, Josephine (2017) Sex Determination in the Mammalian Germline. Annual Review of Genetics, 51 265-285. doi:10.1146/annurev-genet-120215-035449

  • Spiller, Cassy, Burnet, Guillaume and Bowles, Josephine (2017) Regulation of fetal male germ cell development by members of the TGFβ superfamily. Stem cell research, 24 174-180. doi:10.1016/j.scr.2017.07.016

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  • 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, 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

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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