Dr Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann

Senior Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Copenhagen


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Book Chapter

  • Mackenzie, J. S., Hall, R. A., Lindsay, M., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H. and Poidinger, M. (2000). Molecular epidemiology and phylogeny of Australian arboviruses. Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases. (pp. 297-315) edited by GL Hammer, N Nichols, C Mitchell and R. C. Andrew Thompson. London: Oxford University Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Gemiarto, Adrian T., Sinha, Roma, Sajiir, Haressh, Hailu, Semira, Bartlett, Stacey, Ngo, Minh Dao, Foo, Cheng Xiang, Kleynhans, Leanie, Tshivhula, Happy, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Schlesinger, Larry S., Walzl, Gerhard, Rosenkilde, Mette M., Mandrup-Poulsen, T and Ronacher, Katharina (2020). A cholesterol receptor regulates interferons and bacterial growth during M. tuberculosis infection. Keystone Symposia: Tuberculosis Immunity and Immune Evasion, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 16-21 January 2020.

  • Chimankar, Vrushali, Pickles, Sophie, Donovan, Chantal, Sahu, Priyanka, Rahman, Atiqur, Gomez, Henry, Malyla, Vamshikrishna, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Wark, Peter, Watkins, Neil and Hansbro, Philip M. (2019). Using experimental mouse models to understand the pathogenesis of lung adenocarcinoma. 2019 Hunter Cancer Research Symposium, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 8 November 2019. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/ajco.13251

  • Walton, S. L., Singh, R. R., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., Li, J., Paravicini, T. M., Little, M. H. and Moritz, K. M. (2017). Prenatal Hypoxia and a Postnatal High Salt Diet Predisposes Mouse Offspring to Cardiovascular and Renal Impairments in Adulthood. 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia, Hobart, Australia, 7-10 December 2016. Philadelphia, PA, United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

  • Hoang, Jennifer Que Phuong, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, O'Donoghue, Peter, You, Hong and Jones, Malcolm (2014). Determinant of host-specificity in Schistosomiasis haematobia. 2014 ASP Annual Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 30 June - 3 July 2014.

  • Moon, Hyeongsun, Sharpe, Laura, Choi, Eunju, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Nassar, Zeyad, Parat, Marie-Odile, Francois, Mathias, Lee, C. Soon, Brown, Andrew, Russell, Pamela, Inder, Kerry and Hill, Michelle (2014). Hypercholesterolemia promotes prostate cancer PC-3 metastases in orthotopic xenograft mice. 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), San Diego, CA United States, 05-09 April 2014. Philadelphia, PA United States: American Association for Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/1538-7445.AM2014-4950

  • Uddin, Jasim M., Suen, Willy, Prow, Natalie A, Hall, Roy A. and Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle (2014). West Nile virus (WNV) infection alters the cytokines and TLRs transcriptome profiles in rabbit PBL. 2nd Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS), Melbourne, VIC Australia, 26 - 29 October 2014. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2014.07.194

  • Piper, E. K., Jackson, L.A.,, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H.,, Constantinoiu, C.C.,, Gondro, C.,, Jarrett, S.J., Jorgensen, W.K.,, Lew-Tabor, A.E.,, Moolhuijzen, P.,, Vance, M.E.,, Weiss, O., and N.N. Jonsson. (2009). Resistance to cattle tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) infestation: immunological or physiological?. 2009 ASP & ARC/NHMRC Network for Parasitology Annual Conference, University of Sydney, NSW., 12-15th July,.

  • Piper, E.K., Jackson, L.A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., Constantinoiu, C.C., Gondro, C., Jarrett, S.J., Jorgensen, W.K., Lew-Tabor, A.E., Moolhuijzen, P., Vance, M.E., Weiss, O. and Jonsson, N.N. (2009). Resistance to cattle tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) infestation: immunological or physiological?. ASP & ARC/NHMRC Network for Parasitology Annual Conference, Sydney , Australia, 12th-15th July, 2009.

  • Swasdipan, S., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., McGowan, M. R., Phillips, N. and Kirkland, P. D. (1999). Study of the mechanism of establishment of persistent bovine pestivirus infection in early pregnancy. XIth International Congress of Virology, Sydney, Australia, 9-13 August, 1999. Sydney: International Union of Microbiological Societies.

  • Robinson, B. W. S., Manning, L. S., Bowman, R. V., Christmas, T. I., Musk, A. W., Davis, M. R., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., Upham, J. and Garlepp, M. J. (1993). The scientific basis for the immunotherapy of human malignant mesothelioma. International Conference on Mesothelial Cell and Mesothelioma: Past, Present and Future, Paris, France, 20 September - 2 October 1991. European Respiratory Society: Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • Redmond, MJ, Ohmann, HB, Hughes, Hpa, Sabara, M, Frenchick, PJ, Poku, Ska, Ijaz, MK, Parker, MD, Laarveld, B and Babiuk, LA (1991). Rotavirus Particles Function as Immunological Carriers for the Delivery of Peptides From Infectious Agents and Endogenous Proteins. Vaccine Symp Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Connaught Laboratories, Toronto Canada, Oct, 1989. OXFORD: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. doi: 10.1016/0161-5890(91)90073-S

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision