Dr Rachael Murray

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Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences


Personal details

Positions

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Biomedical Sciences
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects

Keywords

Cell migration, Cytokine secretion, Inflammation, Tissue Repair, Wound Healing, Macrophages, Intracellular trafficking, MMP secretion, Diabetes, Dendritic cells

Discipline

Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Immunology, Other Medical and Health Sciences

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD in Biochemistry (University of Leicester)

Professional memberships and associations

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Immediate Past President: Australasian Wound & Tissue Repair Society (2019- present)

President: Australasian Wound & Tissue Repair Society (2012- 2018)

Editor, Research: Wound Practice and Research (2016 - present)

Member: Editorial Board for Frontiers in Immunology (2015 - present)

Member: Editorial Board for Frontiers Cell and Developmental Biology (2014 - present)

QUT LS40 Biomedical Sciences Work Integrated Learning Discipline Leader

School of Biomedical Sciences Gender equity and Athena Swan Representative (2019 - present)

School of Biomedical Sciences Operations Committee Member (2019- present)

School of Biomedical Sciences Post Graduate Committee Member (2019 - present)

Member, Queensland University Biosafety Committee 2015-2019

Prospective PhD students

See here for projects and for more information about enrolling, please visit the QUT student Gateway. If you already have a scholarship please contact us now about submitting an application to do your PhD with us.

PhD Scholarship opportunities: Applications for the QUT annual PhD scholarship round (QUT Postgraduate Research Awards (QUTPRA) close at 11:59 PM on 30 September 2020. Interested students should familiarise themselves with the application process and requirements (especially eligibility) outlined in the step-by-step details for applying for a PhD and research degree at https://www.qut.edu.au/study/applying/phd-and-research-degree-applications. We are interested to hear from PhD applicants at any time.

Teaching

Teaching discipline: Cell & Molecular Biotechnology

UNDERGRADUATE

Work Integrated Learning Discipline Leader

Summer Semester


  • Unit coordinator - LQB502 Work Integrated Learning A
  • Unit coordinator - LQB503 Work Integrated Learning B


Semester 2

  • Unit coordinator - LQB485 Cell Biology


RESEARCH TEACHING PhD Students

Current

  • Lucas Wager (produced 2 publications)
  • Zoe West (produced 3 publications)


Past

  • 2017 Joan Rohl (produced 2 publications)
  • 2016 Dario Stupar
  • 2011 Carolin Offenhauser (produced 8 publications)
  • 2009 Stephanie Wood (produced 4 publications)
  • 2007 Jason Kay (produced 9 publications)


Master students

  • 2019 Savannah Aichenson
  • 2015 Maren Rudolph (QUT) (produced 1 publication)


Honours

  • 2018 Rachael Baartz (QUT)
  • 2018 Sheridan Helman (QUT)
  • 2017 Mark Hesketh (QUT)
  • 2017 Joshua Reilly (QUT)
  • 2017 Katherine Sahin (QUT)
  • 2013 Andreea Zaharia (QUT)
  • 2004 Stephanie Wood (UQ)


Awards/Honours to Students Under My Supervision

  • Zoe West, Light Microscopy Conference 2019 Bursary Award
  • Zoe West, Light Microscopy Conference 2019, Best Poster Prize (2nd place)
  • Zoe West, Cutaneous Biology 2018, conference Travel Award
  • Lucas Wager, AWTRS-MEPSA 2016 Conference Best Poster Prize (2nd place)
  • Lucas Wager, AWTRS-MEPSA 2016 Conference Travel Award S500
  • Joan Rohl - ASMR 2nd Place Poster Presentation, 2015 ASMR Queensland Postgraduate Student Conference
  • Joan Rohl - ANZCBD2015 International Travel Award S1000
  • Joan Rohl - AWTRS 2015 International Travel Award S1000
  • Joan Rohl – AWTRS 2014 Best Poster Prize (runner up)
  • Joan Rohl - AWTRS 2014 Travel Award S500
  • Joan Rohl - 2nd place poster prize Brisbane Cell and Developmental Meeting
  • Andreea Zaharia - AWTRS Travel Award $500
  • Jay Kay - University of Queensland Medal for his PhD thesis.
  • Kelly Veale - Tissue Therapies Travel Award $500

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Rachael, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Investigating inflammatory biomarkers for prediction of Diabetes Mellitus related complications
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Katie Edwards, Dr Danica Hickey
  • Evolutionary processes and emergence of novel dengue virus lineages
    PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Francesca Frentiu