Dr Ronan Kapetanovic

Senior Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
r.kapetanovic@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 62078

Overview

  • Senior Research Officer April 2013 - present Uni. Of Queensland - IMB (Brisbane, Australia)

“Understanding mechanisms and functions of evolutionary divergence in innate immune genes” Supervisor/Mentor: Prof Matt Sweet

  • Research Fellow April 2009 - Feb 2013 Roslin Institute (Edinburgh, UK)

“Transcriptional control of macrophage function in the pig and its relationship to infectious disease susceptibility” Supervisor/Mentor: Prof David A Hume

  • PhD in Immunology Oct 2004 – Oct 2008 Paris V / Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) - Unit « Cytokines & Inflammation » of Pr Jean-Marc Cavaillon

“Role of TLR2 and phagocytosis in Staphylococcus aureus-induced cytokines production by phagocytic mononuclear cells” Supervisor : Dr Minou Adib-Conquy

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Paris

Publications

  • Groenen, Martien A. M., Archibald, Alan L., Uenishi, Hirohide, Tuggle, Christopher K., Takeuchi, Yasuhiro, Rothschild, Max F., Rogel-Gaillard, Claire, Park, Chankyu, Milan, Denis, Megens, Hendrik-Jan, Li, Shengting, Larkin, Denis M., Kim, Heebal, Frantz, Laurent A. F., Caccamo, Mario, Ahn, Hyeonju, Aken, Bronwen L., Anselmo, Anna, Anthon, Christian, Auvil, Loretta, Badaoui, Bouabid, Beattie, Craig W., Bendixen, Christian, Berman, Daniel, Blecha, Frank, Blomberg, Jonas, Bolund, Lars, Bosse, Mirte, Botti, Sara, Zhan Bujie and Bystrom, Megan (2012). Analyses of pig genomes provide insight into porcine demography and evolution. Nature, 491 (7424), 393-398. doi: 10.1038/nature11622

  • Schroder, Kate, Irvine, Katharine M., Taylor, Martin S., Bokil, Nilesh J., Le Cao, Kim-Anh, Masterman, Kelly-Anne, Labzin, Larisa I., Semple, Colin A., Kapetanovic, Ronan, Fairbairn, Lynsey, Akalin, Altuna, Faulkner, Geoffrey J., Baillie, John Kenneth, Gongora, Milena, Daub, Carsten O., Kawaji, Hideya, McLachlan, Geoffrey J., Goldman, Nick, Grimmond, Sean M., Carninci, Piero, Suzuki, Harukazu, Hayashizaki, Yoshihide, Lenhard, Boris, Hume, David A. and Sweet, Matthew J. (2012). Conservation and divergence in Toll-like receptor 4-regulated gene expression in primary human versus mouse macrophages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 109 (16), E944-E953. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1110156109

  • Kapetanovic, Ronan, Fairbairn, Lynsey, Beraldi, Dario, Sester, David P., Archibald, Alan L., Tuggle, Christopher K. and Hume, David A. (2012). Pig bone marrow-derived macrophages resemble human macrophages in their response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide. The Journal of Immunology, 188 (7), 3382-3394. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1102649

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Groenen, Martien A. M., Archibald, Alan L., Uenishi, Hirohide, Tuggle, Christopher K., Takeuchi, Yasuhiro, Rothschild, Max F., Rogel-Gaillard, Claire, Park, Chankyu, Milan, Denis, Megens, Hendrik-Jan, Li, Shengting, Larkin, Denis M., Kim, Heebal, Frantz, Laurent A. F., Caccamo, Mario, Ahn, Hyeonju, Aken, Bronwen L., Anselmo, Anna, Anthon, Christian, Auvil, Loretta, Badaoui, Bouabid, Beattie, Craig W., Bendixen, Christian, Berman, Daniel, Blecha, Frank, Blomberg, Jonas, Bolund, Lars, Bosse, Mirte, Botti, Sara, Zhan Bujie and Bystrom, Megan (2012). Analyses of pig genomes provide insight into porcine demography and evolution. Nature, 491 (7424), 393-398. doi: 10.1038/nature11622

  • Schroder, Kate, Irvine, Katharine M., Taylor, Martin S., Bokil, Nilesh J., Le Cao, Kim-Anh, Masterman, Kelly-Anne, Labzin, Larisa I., Semple, Colin A., Kapetanovic, Ronan, Fairbairn, Lynsey, Akalin, Altuna, Faulkner, Geoffrey J., Baillie, John Kenneth, Gongora, Milena, Daub, Carsten O., Kawaji, Hideya, McLachlan, Geoffrey J., Goldman, Nick, Grimmond, Sean M., Carninci, Piero, Suzuki, Harukazu, Hayashizaki, Yoshihide, Lenhard, Boris, Hume, David A. and Sweet, Matthew J. (2012). Conservation and divergence in Toll-like receptor 4-regulated gene expression in primary human versus mouse macrophages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 109 (16), E944-E953. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1110156109

  • Kapetanovic, Ronan, Fairbairn, Lynsey, Beraldi, Dario, Sester, David P., Archibald, Alan L., Tuggle, Christopher K. and Hume, David A. (2012). Pig bone marrow-derived macrophages resemble human macrophages in their response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide. The Journal of Immunology, 188 (7), 3382-3394. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1102649

Book Chapter

  • Kapetanovic, Ronan, Ariffin, Juliana K. and Sweet, Matthew J. (2014). Evolutionary divergence in human versus mouse innate immune genes. Evolutionary biology: genome evolution, speciation, coevolution and origin of life. (pp. 115-155) edited by Pierre Pontarotti. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-07623-2_6

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Stocks, C. J., Kapetanovic, R., Bokil, N., Phan, M. -D, Lo, A., Schembri, M. and Sweet, M. J. (2016). The role of zinc in macrophage antimicrobial responses. International Congress of Immunology (ICI), Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 21-26 August 2016. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley - VCH. doi: 10.1002/eji.201670200

  • Kapetanovic, R., Fairbairn, L., Sester, D. P., Archibald, A. L. and Hume, D. A. (2012). Gene expression analysis of pig macrophages reveals similarities to humans. European Congress of Immunology, Glasgow, Scotland, 5-8 September 2012. Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/imm.12002

  • Kapetanovic, R., Fairbairn, L., Sester, D. P., Archibald, A. L. and Hume, D. A. (2012). Gene expression analysis of pig macrophages reveals similarities to humans. European Congress of Immunology, Glasgow, Scotland, 5-8 September 2012. West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/imm.12002

  • Gow, D. J., Garceau, V., Moffat, L., Kapetanovic, R., Sester, D. and Hume, D. A. (2012). The production of porcine anti-CSF-1R antibodies: reagents to evaluate the effects of CSF-1 on postnatal growth. European Congress of Immunology, Glasgow Scotland, 5-8 September 2012. Chichester, West Sussex United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision