Dr Yuanyuan Cheng

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Overview

Current projects:

  • Evolution of vertebrate circannual clock using comparative genomics and transcriptomics
  • The role of T cell receptor diversity in Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease
  • Koala pouch microbiome and pouch young mortality

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney

Publications

  • Johnson, Rebecca N., O'Meally, Denis, Chen, Zhiliang, Etherington, Graham J., Ho, Simon Y. W., Nash, Will J., Grueber, Catherine E., Cheng, Yuanyuan, Whittington, Camilla M., Dennison, Siobhan, Peel, Emma, Haerty, Wilfried, O'Neill, Rachel J., Colgan, Don, Russell, Tonia L., Alquezar-Planas, David E., Attenbrow, Val, Bragg, Jason G., Brandies, Parice A., Chong, Amanda Yoon-Yee, Deakin, Janine E., Di Palma, Federica, Duda, Zachary, Eldridge, Mark D. B., Ewart, Kyle M., Hogg, Carolyn J., Frankham, Greta J., Georges, Arthur, Gillett, Amber K., Govendir, Merran, Greenwood, Alex D., Hayakawa, Takashi, Helgen, Kristofer M., Hobbs, Matthew, Holleley, Clare E., Heider, Thomas N., Jones, Elizabeth A., King, Andrew, Madden, Danielle, Graves, Jennifer A. Marshall, Morris, Katrina M., Neaves, Linda E., Patel, Hardip R., Polkinghorne, Adam, Renfree, Marilyn B., Robin, Charles, Salinas, Ryan, Tsangaras, Kyriakos, Waters, Paul D., Waters, Shafagh A., Wright, Belinda, Wilkins, Marc R., Timms, Peter and Belov, Katherine (2018) Adaptation and conservation insights from the koala genome. Nature Genetics, 50 8: 1102-1111. doi:10.1038/s41588-018-0153-5

  • Cheng, Yuanyuan and Burt, David W. (2018) Chicken genomics. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 62 1-2-3: 265-271. doi:10.1387/ijdb.170276yc

  • Peel, Emma, Cheng, Yuanyuan, Djordjevic, Julianne T., Kuhn, Michael, Sorrell, Tania and Belov, Katherine (2017) Marsupial and monotreme cathelicidins display antimicrobialactivity, including against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus. Microbiology (United Kingdom), 163 10: 1457-1465. doi:10.1099/mic.0.000536

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