Dr Kyle Upton

NHMRC Career Development Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Postdoctoral Research Fel

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine
k.upton@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54635

Overview

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Carreira, Patricia E., Ewing, Adam D., Li, Guibo, Schauer, Stephanie N., Upton, Kyle R., Fagg, Allister C., Morell, Santiago, Kindlova, Michaela, Gerdes, Patricia, Richardson, Sandra R., Li, Bo, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Wang, Jun, Brennan, Paul M. and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2016) Evidence for L1-associated DNA rearrangements and negligible L1 retrotransposition in glioblastoma multiforme. Mobile DNA, 7 1: 1-14. doi:10.1186/s13100-016-0076-6

  • Upton, Kyle R., Gerhardt, Daniel J., Jesuadian, J. Samuel, Richardson, Sandra R., Sanchez-Luque, Francisco J., Bodea, Gabriela O., Ewing, Adam D., Salvador-Palomeque, Carmen, van der Knaap, Mario S., Brennan, Paul M., Vanderver, Adeline and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2015) Ubiquitous L1 mosaicism in hippocampal neurons. Cell, 161 2: 228-239. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.03.026

  • Shukla, Ruchi, Upton, Kyle R., Muñoz-Lopez, Martin, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Fisher, Malcolm E., Thu Nguyen, Brennan, Paul M., Baillie, J. Kenneth, Collino, Agnese, Ghisletti, Serena, Sinha, Shruti, Iannelli, Fabio, Radaelli, Enrico, Dos Santos, Alexandre, Rapoud, Delphine, Guettier, Catherine, Samuel, Didier, Natoli, Gioacchino, Carninci, Piero, Ciccarelli, Francesca D., Luis Garcia-Perez, Jose, Faivre, Jamila and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2013) Endogenous retrotransposition activates oncogenic pathways in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell, 153 1: 101-111. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.02.032

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Upton, Kyle R., Gerhardt, Daniel J., Jesuadian, J. Samuel, Richardson, Sandra R., Sanchez-Luque, Francisco J., Bodea, Gabriela O., Ewing, Adam D., Salvador-Palomeque, Carmen, van der Knaap, Mario S., Brennan, Paul M., Vanderver, Adeline and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2015) Ubiquitous L1 mosaicism in hippocampal neurons. Cell, 161 2: 228-239. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.03.026

  • Shukla, Ruchi, Upton, Kyle R., Muñoz-Lopez, Martin, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Fisher, Malcolm E., Thu Nguyen, Brennan, Paul M., Baillie, J. Kenneth, Collino, Agnese, Ghisletti, Serena, Sinha, Shruti, Iannelli, Fabio, Radaelli, Enrico, Dos Santos, Alexandre, Rapoud, Delphine, Guettier, Catherine, Samuel, Didier, Natoli, Gioacchino, Carninci, Piero, Ciccarelli, Francesca D., Luis Garcia-Perez, Jose, Faivre, Jamila and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2013) Endogenous retrotransposition activates oncogenic pathways in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell, 153 1: 101-111. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.02.032

Journal Article

  • Carreira, Patricia E., Ewing, Adam D., Li, Guibo, Schauer, Stephanie N., Upton, Kyle R., Fagg, Allister C., Morell, Santiago, Kindlova, Michaela, Gerdes, Patricia, Richardson, Sandra R., Li, Bo, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Wang, Jun, Brennan, Paul M. and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2016) Evidence for L1-associated DNA rearrangements and negligible L1 retrotransposition in glioblastoma multiforme. Mobile DNA, 7 1: 1-14. doi:10.1186/s13100-016-0076-6

  • Klawitter, Sabine, Fuchs,Nina V., Upton, Kyle R., Munoz-Lopez, Martin, Shukla, Ruchi, Wang, Jichang, Garcia-Canadas, Marta, Lopez-Ruiz, Cesar, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Sebe, Attila, Grabundzija, Ivana, Merkert, Sylvia, Gerdes, Patricia, Pulgarin, J. Andres, Bock, Anja, Held, Ulrike, Witthuhn, Anett, Haase, Alexandra, Sarkadi, Balazs, Lower, Johannes, Wolvetang, Ernst J., Martin, Ulrich, Ivics, Zoltan, Izsvak, Zsuzsanna, Garcia-Perez, Jose L., Faulkner, Geoffrey J. and Schumann, Gerald G. (2016) Reprogramming triggers endogenous L1 and Alu retrotransposition in human induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature Communications, 7 1-14. doi:10.1038/ncomms10286

  • Upton, Kyle R., Gerhardt, Daniel J., Jesuadian, J. Samuel, Richardson, Sandra R., Sanchez-Luque, Francisco J., Bodea, Gabriela O., Ewing, Adam D., Salvador-Palomeque, Carmen, van der Knaap, Mario S., Brennan, Paul M., Vanderver, Adeline and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2015) Ubiquitous L1 mosaicism in hippocampal neurons. Cell, 161 2: 228-239. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.03.026

  • Upton, Kyle R. and Faulkner,Geoffrey J. (2014) Blood from 'junk': the LTR chimeric transcript Pu.2 promotes erythropoiesis. Mobile DNA, 5 1: . doi:10.1186/1759-8753-5-15

  • Shukla, Ruchi, Upton, Kyle R., Muñoz-Lopez, Martin, Gerhardt, Daniel J., Fisher, Malcolm E., Thu Nguyen, Brennan, Paul M., Baillie, J. Kenneth, Collino, Agnese, Ghisletti, Serena, Sinha, Shruti, Iannelli, Fabio, Radaelli, Enrico, Dos Santos, Alexandre, Rapoud, Delphine, Guettier, Catherine, Samuel, Didier, Natoli, Gioacchino, Carninci, Piero, Ciccarelli, Francesca D., Luis Garcia-Perez, Jose, Faivre, Jamila and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2013) Endogenous retrotransposition activates oncogenic pathways in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell, 153 1: 101-111. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.02.032

  • Solyom, Szilvia, Ewing, Adam D., Rahrmann, Eric P., Doucet, Tara, Nelson, Heather H., Burns, Michael B., Harris, Reuben S., Sigmon, David F., Casella, Alex, Erlanger, Bracha, Wheelan, Sarah, Upton, Kyle R., Shukla, Ruchi, Faulkner, Geoffrey J., Largaespada, David A. and Kazazian, Haig H. (2012) Extensive somatic L1 retrotransposition in colorectal tumors. Genome Research, 22 12: 2328-2338. doi:10.1101/gr.145235.112

  • Baillie, J. Kenneth, Barnett, Mark W., Upton, Kyle R., Gerhardt, Daniel J., Richmond, Todd A., De Sapio, Fioravante, Brennan. Paul M., Rizzu, Patrizia, Smith, Sarah, Fell, Mark, Talbot, Richard T., Gustincich, Stefano, Freeman, Thomas C., Mattick, John S., Hume, David A., Heutink, Peter, Carninci, Piero, Jeddeloh, Jeffrey A. and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2011) Somatic retrotransposition alters the genetic landscape of the human brain. Nature, 479 7374: 534-537. doi:10.1038/nature10531

  • Liu, Jun, Sumer, Huseyin, Leung, Jessie, Upton, Kyle, Dottori, Mirella, Pebay, Alice and Verma, Paul J. (2011) Late passage human fibroblasts induced to pluripotency are capable of directed neuronal differentiation. Cell Transplantation, 20 2: 193-203. doi:10.3727/096368910X514305

  • Tat, Pollyanna A., Sumer, Huseyin, Jones, Karen L., Upton, Kyle and Verma, Paul J. (2010) The efficient generation of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells from adult mouse adipose tissue-derived and neural stem cells. Cell Transplantation, 19 5: 525-536. doi:10.3727/096368910X491374

  • Sumer, Huseyin, Jones, Karen L., Liu, Jun, Heffernan, Corey, Tat, Pollyanna A., Upton, Kyle R. and Verma, Paul J. (2010) Reprogramming of somatic cells after fusion with induced pluripotent stem cells and nuclear transfer embryonic stem cells. Stem Cells and Development, 19 2: 239-246. doi:10.1089/scd.2009.0142

Conference Publication

  • Nguyen, T. H. M., Upton, K. R. and Faulkner, G. J. (2014). Line-1, a novel biomarker for high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. In: Abstracts - 15th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society. 15th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society, Melbourne, Australia, (219-219). 8 -11 November 2014. doi:10.1097/01.IGC.0000457075.08973.89

  • Upton, Kyle R., Pridans, Clare, Meek, Stephen, Sutherland, Linda, Whitelaw, Bruce, Burdon, Tom and Hume, David (2011). Gene targeting of the rat Csf1r locus using homologous recombination in ES cells. In: 10th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2011), Florida, United States, (1160-1160). 24-26 October 2011. doi:10.1007/s11248-011-9540-8

  • Upton, K, Vassiliev, I, Kues, W, McConnell, H and Verma, PJ (2006). Isolation of stem-like cells from adult somatic bovine tissue. In: Cytometry Part a. 7th Samuel A Latt Conference on Stem Cells in the Age of Fluorescence Technology, Queensland Austria, (412-412). Nov 06-09, 2005.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision