User:Marcus McHale

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Marcus McHale
Marcus McHale

Education

Research interests

  • Epigenetics and Gene Silencing
  • Agricultural biodiversity
  • Fisheries depletion

Projects

Current

  • Investigating transitive silencing of endogenes in plants [1]

Past

  • Investigating the expression of genes related to ovary activation in honey bees (Apis mellifera) using real-time PCR [2]
  • Gender assignment (sexing) of dugong tissue biopsies [3]
  • Population genetics of dugong in and around Moreton Bay (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Genetic mark-recapture of Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) and dugong (Dugong dugon) [4][5]
  • Durable RNA silencing mediated transgenic virus resistance in plants (Honours project)[6]

Publication

  • A PCR assay for gender assignment in dugong (Dugong dugon) and West-Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). M. MCHALE, D. BRODERICK, J . R. OVENDEN and J . M. LANYON. [7]

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