Miss Agathe Colmant

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54648



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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Journal Article

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Ritchie, Scott A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Harrison, Jessica J., Newton, Natalee D., O’Brien, Caitlin A., Cazier, Chris, Johansen, Cheryl A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Hall, Roy A. and van den Hurk, Andrew F. (2018) The recently identified flavivirus Bamaga virus is transmitted horizontally by Culex mosquitoes and interferes with West Nile virus replication in vitro and transmission in vivo. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12 10: e0006886. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0006886

  • Prow, Natalie A., Mah, Marcus G., Deerain, Joshua M., Warrilow, David, Colmant, Agathe M. G., O'Brien, Caitlin A., Harrison, Jessica J., McLean, Breeanna J., Hewlett, Elise K., Piyasena, Thisun B. H., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Watterson, Daniel, Huang, Bixing, Schulz, Benjamin L., Webb, Cameron E., Johansen, Cheryl A., Chow, Weng K., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Cazier, Chris, Coffey, Lark L., Faddy, Helen M., Suhrbier, Andreas, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle and Hall, Roy A. (2018) New genotypes of Liao ning virus (LNV) in Australia exhibit an insect-specific phenotype. The Journal of General Virology, 99 4: 596-609. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.001038

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G. , Etebari, Kayvan, Webb, Cameron E., Ritchie, Scott A., Jansen, Cassie C. , van den Hurk, Andrew F., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Asgari, Sassan and Hall, Roy A. (2017) Discovery of new orbiviruses and totivirus from Anopheles mosquitoes in Eastern Australia. Archives of Virology, 162 11: 1-6. doi:10.1007/s00705-017-3515-x

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Chow, Weng Kong, Johansen, Cheryl A., Fros, Jelke, Simmonds, Peter, Watterson, Daniel, Cazier, Chris, Etebari, Kayvan, Asgari, Sassan, Schulz, Benjamin L., Beebe, Nigel, Vet, Laura J., Piyasena, Thisun B. H., Nguyen, Hong-Duyen, Barnard, Ross T. and Hall, Roy A. (2017) A new clade of insect-specific flaviviruses from Australian Anopheles mosquitoes displays species-specific host-restriction. mSphere, 2 4: e00262-17.1-e00262-17.19. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00262-17

  • O'Brien, Caitlin A., McLean, Breeanna J., Colmant, Agathe M. G., Harrison, Jessica J., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Johansen, Cheryl A., Watterson, Daniel, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Newton, Natalee D., Schulz, Benjamin L., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2017) Discovery and characterisation of castlerea virus, a new species of Negevirus isolated in Australia. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 13 1176934317691269. doi:10.1177/1176934317691269

  • Hall, Roy A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, McLean, Breeanna J., O'Brien, Caitlin A., Colmant, Agathe M.G., Piyasena, Thisun B.H., Harrison, Jessica J., Newton, Natalee D., Barnard, Ross T., Prow, Natalie A., Deerain, Joshua M., Mah, Marcus G.K.Y. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2017) Commensal viruses of mosquitoes: Host restriction, transmission, and interaction with arboviral pathogens. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 12 Suppl 2: 35-44. doi:10.4137/EBO.S40740

  • Harrison, Jessica J., Warrilow, David, McLean, Breeanna J., Watterson, Daniel, O'Brien, Caitlin A., Colmant, Agathe M.G., Johansen, Cheryl A., Barnard, Ross T., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Davis, Steven S., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2016) A new Orbivirus isolated from mosquitoes in north-western Australia shows antigenic and genetic similarity to Corriparta virus but does not replicate in vertebrate cells. Viruses, 8 5: e141.1-e141.15. doi:10.3390/v8050141

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Suen, Willy W., O'Brien, Caitlin A., van den Hurk, Andrew F. and Hall, Roy A. (2016) A newly discovered flavivirus in the yellow fever virus group displays restricted replication in vertebrates. Journal of General Virology, 97 5: 1087-1093. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.000430

  • Huang, Bixing, Firth, Cadhla, Watterson, Daniel, Allcock, Richard, Colmant, Agathe M. G., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Kirkland, Peter, Hewitson, Glen, McMahon, Jamie, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F. and Warrilow, David (2016) Genetic characterization of archived bunyaviruses and their potential for emergence in Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22 5: 833-840. doi:10.3201/eid2205.151566

  • Hobson-Peters, Jody, Warrilow, David, McLean, Breeanna J., Watterson, Daniel, Colmant, Agathe M.G., van den Hurk, Andrew F., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Hastie, Marcus L., Gorman, Jeffrey J., Harrison, Jessica J., Prow, Natalie A., Barnard, Ross T., Allcock, Richard, Johansen, Cheryl A. and Hall, Roy A. (2016) Discovery and characterisation of a new insect-specific bunyavirus from Culex mosquitoes captured in northern Australia. Virology, 489 269-281. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2015.11.003

  • O'Brien, Caitlin A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Yam, Alice Wei Yee, Colmant, Agathe M. G., McLean, Breeanna J., Prow, Natalie A., Watterson, Daniel, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Warrilow, David, Ng, Mah-Lee, Khromykh, Alexander A. and Hall, Roy A. (2015) Viral RNA intermediates as targets for detection and discovery of novel and emerging mosquito-borne viruses. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 3: 1-27. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003629

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