Dr Christine Duplancic

Research Officer

Child Health Research Centre
Faculty of Medicine



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours), University of Wollongong


  • Shewell, Lucy K., Day, Christopher J., Jen, Freda E.-C., Haselhorst, Thomas, Atack, John M., Reijneveld, Josephine F., Everest-Dass, Arun, James, David B. A., Boguslawski, Kristina M., Brouwer, Stephan, Gillen, Christine M., Luo, Zhenyao, Kobe, Bostjan, Nizet, Victor, von Itzstein, Mark, Walker, Mark J., Paton, Adrienne W., Paton, James C., Torres, Victor J. and Jennings, Michael P. (2020). All major cholesterol-dependent cytolysins use glycans as cellular receptors. Science Advances, 6 (21) EAAZ4926, eaaz4926. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz4926

  • 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, e00647-18. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00647-18

  • Rox, Katharina, Jansen, Rolf, Loof, Torsten G., Gillen, Christine M., Bernecker, Steffen, Walker, Mark J., Chhatwal, Gursharan Singh and Müller, Rolf (2017). Linoleic and palmitoleic acid block streptokinase-mediated plasminogen activation and reduce severity of invasive group A streptococcal infection. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) 11798, 1-12. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11276-z

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