Professor James Fraser


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54868



  • PhD, Mleb.
  • Bachelor of Science - Honours, University of Melbourne


  • So, Yee-Seul, Maeng, Shinae, Yang, Dong-Hoon, Kim, Hyelim, Lee, Kyung-Tae, Yu, Seong-Ryong, Tenor, Jennifer L., Giri, Vinay K., Toffaletti, Dena L., Arras, Samantha, Fraser, James A., Perfect, John R. and Bahn, Yong-Sun (2019) Regulatory mechanism of the atypical AP-1-like transcription factor Yap1 in Cryptococcus neoformans. mSphere, 4 6: e00785-19. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00785-19

  • Erpf, Paige E., Stephenson, Christina J. and Fraser, James A. (2019) amdS as a dominant recyclable marker in Cryptococcus neoformans. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 131 103241. doi:10.1016/j.fgb.2019.103241

  • Coll, Rebecca C., Hill, James R., Day, Christopher J., Zamoshnikova, Alina, Boucher, Dave, Massey, Nicholas L., Chitty, Jessica L., Fraser, James A., Jennings, Michael P., Robertson, Avril A. B. and Schroder, Kate (2019) MCC950 directly targets the NLRP3 ATP-hydrolysis motif for inflammasome inhibition. Nature Chemical Biology, 15 6: 556-559. doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0277-7

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Book Chapter

  • Fraser, J., Hsueh, Y., Findley, K. and Heitman, J. (2007). Evolution of the Mating-Type Locus: The Basidiomycetes. In Heitman, J., Kronstad, J., Taylor, J. and Casselton, L. (Ed.), Sex in Fungi: Molecular Determination and Evolutionary Implications (pp. 19-34) Washington, DC: ASM Press. doi:10.1037/11499-002

  • Fraser, James A. and Heitman, Joseph (2006). Sex, MAT, and the Evolution of Fungal Virulence. In Heitman, J, Filler, SG, Edwards, JE and Mitchell, AP (Ed.), Sex, MAT, and the Evolution of Fungal Virulence (pp. 13-33) WASHINGTON: AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY.

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Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision