Professor Mark Walker


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 334 61623



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Edgar, Rebecca J., van Hensbergen, Vincent P., Ruda, Alessandro, Turner, Andrew G., Deng, Pan, Le Breton, Yoann, El-Sayed, Najib M., Belew, Ashton T., McIver, Kevin S., McEwan, Alastair G., Morris, Andrew J., Lambeau, Gérard, Walker, Mark J., Rush, Jeffrey S., Korotkov, Konstantin V., Widmalm, Göran, van Sorge, Nina M. and Korotkova, Natalia (2019) Discovery of glycerol phosphate modification on streptococcal rhamnose polysaccharides. Nature Chemical Biology, . doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0251-4

  • Turner, Andrew G., Djoko, Karrera Y., Ong, Cheryl-Lynn Y., Barnett, Timothy C., Walker, Mark J. and McEwan, Alastair G. (2019) Group A Streptococcus co-ordinates manganese import and iron efflux in response to hydrogen peroxide stress. Biochemical Journal, 476 3: 595-611. doi:10.1042/BCJ20180902

  • Osowicki, Joshua, Azzopardi, Kristy I., McIntyre, Liam, Rivera-Hernandez, Tania, Ong, Cheryl-Lynn Y., Baker, Ciara, Gillen, Christine M., Walker, Mark J., Smeesters, Pierre R., Davies, Mark R. and Steer, Andrew C. (2019) A controlled human infection model of Group A Streptococcus pharyngitis: which strain and why?. mSphere, 4 1: e00647-18. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00647-18

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Book Chapter

  • Turner, Andrew G., Ong, Cheryl-lynn Y., Walker, Mark J., Djoko, Karrera Y. and McEwan, Alastair G. (2017). Transition Metal Homeostasis in Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae. In Poole, R. K. (Ed.), Transition Metal Homeostasis in Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae (pp. 123-191) Maryland Heights, MO United States: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/bs.ampbs.2017.01.002

  • Henningham, Anna, Gillen, Christine M. and Walker, Mark J. (2013). Group A streptococcal vaccine candidates: potential for the development of a human vaccine. In G. Singh Chhatwal (Ed.), Host-pathogen interactions in streptococcal diseases (pp. 207-242) New York, NY, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/82_2012_284

  • Cole, J. N., Sanderson-Smith, M. L., Cork, A. J., Henningham, A., Conlan, F., Ranson, M., McArthur, J. D. and Walker, M. J. (2007). Gene expression and tagging of streptococcal proteins. In Regine Hakenbeck and Singh Chhatwal (Ed.), Molecular Biology of Streptococci 1st ed. (pp. 359-378) Norfold, United Kingdom: Horizon Bioscience.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision