Dr Michael Mason

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
michael.mason@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 59172

Overview

Research Interests

  • Diagnostic assay development
    I am passionate about creating new diagnostic tools and assays that are simple, practical and fast and are suitable for both field and laboratory use
  • Electronic engineering
    I have a passion for developing electronic platforms and mobile phone apps to support research and to create new diagnostic and laboratory tools
  • Plant Biology

Qualifications

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

Publications

  • Brewer, Philip B., Yoneyama, Kaori, Filardo, Fiona, Meyers, Emma, Scaffidi, Adrian, Frickey, Tancred, Akiyama, Kohki, Seto, Yoshiya, Dun, Elizabeth A., Cremer, Julia E., Kerr, Stephanie C., Waters, Mark T., Flematti, Gavin R., Mason, Michael G., Weiller, Georg, Yamaguchi, Shinjiro, Nomura, Takahito, Smith, Steven M., Yoneyama, Koichi and Beveridge, Christine A. (2016) Lateral branching oxidoreductase acts in the final stages of strigolactone biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, 113 22: 6301-6306. doi:10.1073/pnas.1601729113

  • Brewer, Philip B., Dun, Elizabeth A., Gui, Renyi, Mason, Michael G. and Beveridge, Christine A. (2015) Strigolactone inhibition of branching independent of polar auxin transport. Plant Physiology, 168 4: 1820-1829. doi:10.1104/pp.15.00014

  • Mason, Michael G., Ross, John J., Babst, Benjamin A., Wienclaw, Brittany N. and Beveridge, Christine A. (2014) Sugar demand, not auxin, is the initial regulator of apical dominance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111 16: 6092-6097. doi:10.1073/pnas.1322045111

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Mason, M., Downey, M., Ealing, P. M., Von Wiren, N., Critchley, C., Schmidt, S. and Stewart, G. (2000). Efficient nutrient acquisition by Australian native plants. In: Combined Conference Abstracts: 44th Annual ASBMB, 40th Annual ASPP, Annual NZSBMB, 22nd Annual NZSPP. Com Bio 2000, Wellington, NZ, (). 11-14 Dec, 2000.

  • Mason, M. and Botella, J. R. (2000). Plant heterotrimeric G-Protein pathways exposed. In: Combined Conference Abstracts: 44th Annual ASBMB, 40th Annual ASPP, Annual NZSBMB, 22nd Annual NZSPP. Com Bio 2000, Wellington, NZ, (). 11-14 Dec, 2000.

  • Botella, J. R., Cruz-Hernandez, A., Mason, M., Leeton, P. R. J., Cavallaro, A. S. and Labrie, P. (1999). Control of ripening in papaya and mango by genetic engineering. In: Elfos Scientiae, International Symposium on Plant Genetic engineering: Towards the Third Millennium. Int'l Symp on Plant Genetic Eng: Towards the Third Millen, Cuba, (199). 6-10 Dec, 99.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision