Dr Kate Bowerman

Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
k.bowerman@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54956

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Science (Advanced), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Budden, Kurtis F, Shukla, Shakti D, Bowerman, Kate L, Vaughan, Annalicia, Gellatly, Shaan L, Wood, David L A, Lachner, Nancy, Idrees, Sobia, Rehman, Saima Firdous, Faiz, Alen, Patel, Vyoma K, Donovan, Chantal, Alemao, Charlotte A, Shen, Sj, Amorim, Nadia, Majumder, Rajib, Vanka, Kanth S, Mason, Jazz, Haw, Tatt Jhong, Tillet, Bree, Fricker, Michael, Keely, Simon, Hansbro, Nicole, Belz, Gabrielle T, Horvat, Jay, Ashhurst, Thomas, van Vreden, Caryn, McGuire, Helen, Fazekas de St Groth, Barbara ... Hansbro, Philip M (2024). Faecal microbial transfer and complex carbohydrates mediate protection against COPD. Gut, 73 (5), gutjnl-2023. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2023-330521

  • Field, Christian J., Bowerman, Kate L. and Hugenholtz, Philip (2024). Multiple independent losses of sporulation and peptidoglycan in the Mycoplasmatales and related orders of the class Bacilli. Microbial Genomics, 10 (1) 001176. doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.001176

  • Budden, K., Rehman, S. F., Shukla, S., Bowerman, K., Donovan, C., Gomez, H., Alemao, C., Wood, L., Dennis, P., Hugenholtz, P., Wark, P. and Hansbro, P. (2022). Association between dietary fibre, microbial metabolites and airway obstruction in COPD patients and murine models. ERS International Congress 2022, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 September 2022. Sheffield, United Kingdom: European Respiratory Society. doi: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2022.3289

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Budden, Kurtis F, Shukla, Shakti D, Bowerman, Kate L, Vaughan, Annalicia, Gellatly, Shaan L, Wood, David L A, Lachner, Nancy, Idrees, Sobia, Rehman, Saima Firdous, Faiz, Alen, Patel, Vyoma K, Donovan, Chantal, Alemao, Charlotte A, Shen, Sj, Amorim, Nadia, Majumder, Rajib, Vanka, Kanth S, Mason, Jazz, Haw, Tatt Jhong, Tillet, Bree, Fricker, Michael, Keely, Simon, Hansbro, Nicole, Belz, Gabrielle T, Horvat, Jay, Ashhurst, Thomas, van Vreden, Caryn, McGuire, Helen, Fazekas de St Groth, Barbara ... Hansbro, Philip M (2024). Faecal microbial transfer and complex carbohydrates mediate protection against COPD. Gut, 73 (5), gutjnl-2023. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2023-330521

  • Field, Christian J., Bowerman, Kate L. and Hugenholtz, Philip (2024). Multiple independent losses of sporulation and peptidoglycan in the Mycoplasmatales and related orders of the class Bacilli. Microbial Genomics, 10 (1) 001176. doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.001176

  • Bowerman, Kate L., Knowles, Sarah C. L., Bradley, Janette E., Baltrūnaitė, Laima, Lynch, Michael D. J., Jones, Kathryn M. and Hugenholtz, Philip (2021). Effects of laboratory domestication on the rodent gut microbiome. ISME Communications, 1 (1) 49, 49. doi: 10.1038/s43705-021-00053-9

  • Henden, Andrea S., Koyama, Motoko, Robb, Renee J., Forero, Adriana, Kuns, Rachel D., Chang, Karshing, Ensbey, Kathleen S., Varelias, Antiopi, Kazakoff, Stephen H., Waddell, Nicole, Clouston, Andrew D., Giri, Rabina, Begun, Jakob, Blazar, Bruce R., Degli-Esposti, Mariapia A., Kotenko, Sergei V., Lane, Steven W., Bowerman, Kate L., Savan, Ram, Hugenholtz, Philip, Gartlan, Kate H. and Hill, Geoffrey R. (2021). IFN-λ therapy prevents severe gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease. Blood, 138 (8), 722-737. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020006375

  • Moentadj, Rabia, Wang, Yiwen, Bowerman, Kate, Rehaume, Linda, Nel, Hendrik, O Cuiv, Paraic, Stephens, Juliette, Baharom, Amalina, Maradana, Muralidhara, Lakis, Vanessa, Morrison, Mark, Wells, Timothy, Hugenholtz, Philip, Benham, Helen, Le Cao, Kim-Anh and Thomas, Ranjeny (2021). Streptococcus species enriched in the oral cavity of patients with RA are a source of peptidoglycan-polysaccharide polymers that can induce arthritis in mice. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 80 (5) annrheumdis-2020-219009, annrheumdis-2020. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-219009

  • Bowerman, Kate L., Rehman, Saima Firdous, Vaughan, Annalicia, Lachner, Nancy, Budden, Kurtis F., Kim, Richard Y., Wood, David L. A., Gellatly, Shaan L., Shukla, Shakti D., Wood, Lisa G., Yang, Ian A., Wark, Peter A., Hugenholtz, Philip and Hansbro, Philip M. (2020). Disease-associated gut microbiome and metabolome changes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nature Communications, 11 (1) 5886, 1-15. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19701-0

  • Bowerman, Kate L., Varelias, Antiopi, Lachner, Nancy, Kuns, Rachel D., Hill, Geoffrey R. and Hugenholtz, Philip (2020). Continuous pre- and post-transplant exposure to a disease-associated gut microbiome promotes hyper-acute graft-versus-host disease in wild-type mice. Gut Microbes, 11 (4), 1-17. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2019.1705729

  • Budden, Kurtis F., Shukla, Shakti D., Rehman, Saima Firdous, Bowerman, Kate L., Keely, Simon, Hugenholtz, Philip, Armstrong-James, Darius P. H., Adcock, Ian M., Chotirmall, Sanjay H., Chung, Kian Fan and Hansbro, Philip M. (2019). Functional effects of the microbiota in chronic respiratory disease. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 7 (10), 907-920. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30510-1

  • Rehaume, Linda M., Matigian, Nicholas, Mehdi, Ahmed M., Lachner, Nancy, Bowerman, Kate L., Daly, Joshua, Lê Cao, Kim-Anh, Hugenholtz, Philip and Thomas, Ranjeny (2019). IL-23 favours outgrowth of spondyloarthritis-associated pathobionts and suppresses host support for homeostatic microbiota. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 78 (4), 494-503. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214381

  • Varelias, Antiopi, Bunting, Mark, Ormerod, Kate, Koyama, Motoko, Olver, Stuart, Straube, Jasmin, Kuns, Rachel, Robb, Renee, Henden, Andrea, Cooper, Leanne, Lachner, Nancy, Gartlan, Kate, Lantz, Olivier J., Kjer-Nielsen, Lars, Mak, Jeffrey, Fairlie, David, Clouston, Andrew, McCluskey, James, Rossjohn, Jamie, Lane, Steven, Hugenholtz, Phil and Hill, Geoff (2018). Recipient mucosal-associated invariant T cells control graft-versus-host-disease within the colon. The Journal of Immunology, 200 (1_Supplement), 55.15-55.15. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.200.supp.55.15

  • Varelias, Antiopi, Bunting, Mark D., Ormerod, Kate L., Koyama, Motoko, Olver, Stuart D., Straube, Jasmin, Kuns, Rachel D., Robb, Renee J., Henden, Andrea S., Cooper, Leanne, Lachner, Nancy, Gartlan, Kate H., Lantz, Olivier, Kjer-Nielsen, Lars, Mak, Jeffrey Y. W., Fairlie, David P., Clouston, Andrew D., McCluskey, James, Rossjohn, Jamie, Lane, Steven W., Hugenholtz, Philip and Hill, Geoffrey R. (2018). Recipient mucosal-associated invariant T cells control GVHD within the colon. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 128 (5), 1919-1936. doi: 10.1172/JCI91646

  • Arras, Samantha D. M., Ormerod, Kate L., Erpf, Paige E., Espinosa, Monica I., Carpenter, Alex C., Blundell, Ross D., Stowasser, Samantha R., Schulz, Benjamin L., Tanurdzic, Milos and Fraser, James A. (2017). Convergent microevolution of Cryptococcus neoformans hypervirulence in the laboratory and the clinic. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) 17918, 1-14. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18106-2

  • Upadhya, Rajendra, Lam, Woei C., Maybruck, Brian T., Donlin, Maureen J., Chang, Andrew L., Kayode, Sarah, Ormerod, Kate L., Fraser, James A., Doering, Tamara L. and Lodge, Jennifer K. (2017). A fluorogenic C. neoformans reporter strain with a robust expression of m-cherry expressed from a safe haven site in the genome. Fungal Genetics and Biology : FG & B, 108, 13-25. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2017.08.008

  • Varelias, Antiopi, Ormerod, Kate L, Bunting, Mark D, Koyama, Motoko, Gartlan, Kate H, Kuns, Rachel D, Lachner, Nancy, Locke, Kelly R, Lim, Chun Y, Henden, Andrea S, Zhang, Ping, Clouston, Andrew D, Hasnain, Sumaira Z, McGuckin, Michael A, Blazar, Bruce R, MacDonald, Kelli PA, Hugenholtz, Philip and Hill, Geoff R (2017). Acute graft-versus-host disease is regulated by an IL-17-sensitive microbiome. The Journal of Immunology, 198 (1_Supplement), 82.8-82.8. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.198.supp.82.8

  • Varelias, Antiopi, Ormerod, Kate L., Bunting, Mark D., Koyama, Motoko, Gartlan, Kate H., Kuns, Rachel D., Lachner, Nancy, Locke, Kelly R., Lim, Chun Y., Henden, Andrea S., Zhang, Ping, Clouston, Andrew D., Hasnain, Sumaira Z., McGuckin, Michael A., Blazar, Bruce R., MacDonald, Kelli P. A ., Hugenholtz, Philip and Hill, Geoffrey R. (2017). Acute graft-versus-host disease is regulated by an IL-17-sensitive microbiome. Blood, 129 (15), 2172-2185. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-08-732628

  • Ormerod, Kate L., Wood, David L. A., Lachner, Nancy, Gellatly, Shaan L., Daly, Joshua N., Parsons, Jeremy D., Dal’Molin, Cristiana G. O., Palfreyman, Robin W., Nielsen, Lars K., Cooper, Matthew A., Morrison, Mark, Hansbro, Philip M. and Hugenholtz, Philip (2016). Genomic characterization of the uncultured Bacteroidales family S24-7 inhabiting the guts of homeothermic animals. Microbiome, 4 (1) 36, 36.1-36.17. doi: 10.1186/s40168-016-0181-2

  • Gerstein, Aleeza C., Fu, Man Shun, Mukaremera, Liliane, Li, Zhongming, Ormerod, Kate L., Fraser, James A, Berman, Judith and Nielsen, Kirsten (2015). Polyploid Titan Cells Produce Haploid and Aneuploid Progeny To Promote Stress Adaptation. mBio, 6 (5) e01340-15, e01340-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01340-15

  • Ormerod, Kate L., George, Narelle M., Fraser, James A., Wainwright, Claire and Hugenholtz, Philip (2015). Comparative genomics of non-pseudomonal bacterial species colonising paediatric cystic fibrosis patients. PeerJ, 3 (9) e1223, e1223.1-e1223.27. doi: 10.7717/peerj.1223

  • Janbon, Guilhem, Ormerod, Kate L., Paulet, Damien, Byrnes III, Edmond J., Yadav, Vikas, Chatterjee, Gautam, Mullapudi, Nandita, Hon, Chung-Chau, Billmyre, R. Blake, Brunel, François, Bahn, Yong-Sun, Chen, Weidong, Chen, Yuan, Chow, Eve W. L., Coppée, Jean-Yves, Floyd-Averette, Anna, Gaillardin, Claude, Gerik, Kimberly J., Goldberg, Jonathan, Gonzalez-Hilarion, Sara, Gujja, Sharvari, Hamlin, Joyce L., Hsueh, Yen-Ping, Ianiri, Giuseppe, Jones, Steven, Kodira, Chinnappa D., Kozubowski, Lukasz, Lam, Woei, Marra, Marco ... Dietrich, Fred S. (2014). Analysis of the genome and transcriptome of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii reveals complex RNA expression and microevolution leading to virulence attenuation. PLoS Genetics, 10 (4) e1004261, e1004261.1-e1004261.26. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004261

  • Ormerod, Kate L. and Fraser, James A. (2013). Balancing stability and flexibility within the genome of the pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS Pathogens, 9 (12) e1003764, 1-4. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003764

  • Ormerod, Kate L., Morrow, Carl A., Chow, Eve W. L., Lee, I. Russel, Arras, Samantha D. M., Schirra, Horst Joachim, Cox, Gary M., Fries, Bettina C. and Fraser, James A. (2013). Comparative Genomics of Serial Isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans Reveals Gene Associated With Carbon Utilization and Virulence. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 3 (4), 675-686. doi: 10.1534/g3.113.005660

  • Morrow, Carl A., Lee, I. Russell, Chow, Eve W. L., Ormerod, Kate L., Goldinger, Anita, Byrnes III, Edmond J., Nielsen, Kirsten, Heitman, Joseph, Schirra, Horst Joachim and Fraser, James A. (2012). A unique chromosomal rearrangement in the Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii type strain enhances key phenotypes associated with virulence. mBio, 3 (2) e00310-11, e00310.1-e00310.11. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00310-11

  • Lee, I. Russel, Lim, Jonathan W. C., Ormerod, Kate L., Morrow, Carl A. and Fraser, James A. (2012). Characterization of an Nmr homolog that modulates gata factor-mediated nitrogen metabolite repression in Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS One, 7 (3) e32585, e32585.1-e32585.15. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032585

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor