Dr Natsumi Maruta

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science



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


  • Maruta, Natsumi, Burdett, Hayden, Lim, Bryan Y. J., Hu, Xiahao, Desa, Sneha, Manik, Mohammad Kawsar and Kobe, Bostjan (2022). Structural basis of NLR activation and innate immune signalling in plants. Immunogenetics, 74 (1), 5-26. doi: 10.1007/s00251-021-01242-5

  • Nimma, Surekha, Gu, Weixi, Maruta, Natsumi, Li, Yan, Pan, Mengqi, Saikot, Forhad Karim, Lim, Bryan Y. J., McGuinness, Helen Ying, Zaoti, Zannati Ferdous, Li, Sulin, Desa, Sneha, Manik, Mohammad Kawsar, Nanson, Jeffrey D. and Kobe, Bostjan (2021). Structural evolution of TIR-domain signalosomes. Frontiers in Immunology, 12 784484, 784484. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.784484

  • Maruta, Natsumi, Trusov, Yuri, Jones, Alan M. and Botella, Jose R. (2021). Heterotrimeric G proteins in plants: canonical and atypical Gα subunits. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22 (21) 11841. doi: 10.3390/ijms222111841

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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