Professor Melissa Fitzgerald

Chair in Food Science and Tech

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science

Deputy Associate Dean,Research

Faculty of Science
m.fitzgerald2@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68893
+61 7 344 32648

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2021) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Concepcion, Jeanaflor Crystal T., Proud, Christopher and Fitzgerald, Melissa A. (2020). Genomics and molecular markers for rice grain quality: a review. The Future of Rice Demand: Quality Beyond Productivity. (pp. 425-444) edited by Antonio Costa de Oliveira, Camila Pegoraro and Vívian Ebeling Viana. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-37510-2_18

  • Fitzgerald, Melissa, Resurreccion, Adoracion and Pua Ferraz, Julie (2017). Advances in understanding the role of rice in nutrition. Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice, Vol 1: breeding for higher yield and quality. (pp. 167-183) edited by Takuji Sasaki. Sawston, Cambridge, United Kingdom: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. doi: 10.19103/AS.2016.0003.30

  • Fitzgerald, Melissa (2017). Rice: grain-quality characteristics and management of quality requirements. Cereal grains: assessing and managing quality. (pp. 291-316) edited by Colin Wrigley, Ian Batey and Diane Miskelly. Kidlington, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing (Elsevier).

  • Daygon, Venea Dara and Fitzgerald, Melissa Anne (2013). Application of metabolomics for providing a new generation of selection tools for crop improvement. Hot topics in metabolomics: food and nutrition. (pp. 6-16) edited by Bernd Markus Lange. London, United Kingdom: Future Medicine. doi: 10.4155/EBO.13.458

  • Cuevas, Rosa Paula and Fitzgerald, Melissa A. (2012). Genetic diversity of rice grain quality. Genetic diversity in plants. (pp. 285-310) edited by Mahmut Çalışkan. Rijelka, Croatia: Intech.

  • Cuevas, Rosa Paula and Fitzgerald, Melissa A. (2012). Genetic diversity of rice grain quality. Genetic diversity in plants. (pp. 285-310) edited by Mahmut Caliskan. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. doi: 10.5772/35119

  • Fitzgerald, M. A. (2010). Rice: characteristics and quality requirements. Cereal grains: assessing and managing quality. (pp. 212-236) edited by C.W. Wrigley and I.L. Batey. Cambridge, MA, United States: Woodhead Publishing. doi: 10.1533/9781845699529.2.212

  • Fitzgerald, Melissa (2004). Chapter 5: starch. RICE: chemistry and technology. (pp. 109-141) St. Paul, MN USA: American Association of Cereal Chemists. doi: 10.1094/1891127349.005

  • Anderson, J. W. and Fitzgerald, M. A. (2003). Sulphur distribution and redistribution in vegetative and generative plants. Sulphur in plants. (pp. 113-134) edited by Yash P. Abrol and Altaf Ahmad. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-0289-8_6

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Patil, A., Fitzgerald, M., Shaw, Paul N. and Parat, M. O. (2017). Bioactivity in Australian native willow: comparative analysis of leaf extracts on cell viability. International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA 2017), Basel, Switzerland, 3-7 September 2017. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme Verlag KG. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1608430

  • Bryceson, K., Fitzgerald, M. and Annison, G. (2016). 'Stakeholder views in the development of food and nutrition public policy in Australia'. OXFORD: OXFORD UNIV PRESS.

  • Zhao, Dule, Ford, Russell, Makara, Ouk, Chhay, Ngin, Fitzgerald, Melissa and Snell, Peter (2014). Developing rice cultivars for Cambodia and Australia. A policy dialogue on rice futures: rice-based farming systems research in the Mekong region, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 7–9 May 2014. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

  • Butardo, Vito Jr. M., Fitzgerald, Melissa A., Rahman, Sadequr and Gidley, Michael J. (2008). Efforts to capture high amylose in rice. AACC International Annual Meeting 2008, Hawaii Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, 21-24 September, 2008. St. Paul, Minn., U.S.A.: American Association of Cereal Chemists.

  • Zondanos, Hollie S., Chiou, Herbert, Gilbert, Robert G., Martin, Margrit and Fitzgerald, Melissa A. (2002). Relating synthetic processes of amylose synthesis to amylose structure in rice. TheScientificWorld Ltd.

  • Anderson, John W. and Fitzgerald, Melissa A. (2001). Physiological and metabolic origin of sulphur for the synthesis of seed storage proteins. 8th International Symposium on Plant Seeds/5th Gatersleben Research Conference, Gatersleben, Germany, 27-31 August 2000. Muenchen, Germany: Elsevier. doi: 10.1078/0176-1617-00356

Other Outputs

  • Daygon, Venea, Fitzgerald, Melissa and McCouch, Susan R. (2017). Rice Aroma - 33, 275 SNP Matrix. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.14264/uql.2017.174

  • Calingacion, Mariafe, Fitzgerald, Melissa, Hall, Robert D and Quiatchon-Baeza, Lenie (2017). Rice biparental population GBS dataset. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.14264/uql.2017.374

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision