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  Marilyn Renfree     Manage my data Listed since: 21.03.2014  
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  Position:   Principal investigator   Highest Degree(s):   PhD; D.Sc; DSc Hon; LLD ( Hon)
  Official position:   University Laureate Professor and Ian Potter Chair of Zoology   Date of PhD/MD:   PhD 1972; DSc 1988
The Department of Zoology
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
  PhD/MD mentor:   Dr C.H.Tyndale-Biscoe
  Country:   Australia   PhD/MD Institution:   Austrralian National University
  Nationality:   Australian   Postdoc mentor:   JC Daniel
  Homepage:    http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person12974#tab-overview   Postdoc Institution:   University of Tennessee
  Postdoc 2 Mentor:   Anne McLaren FRS  Postdoc 2 Institution:   University of Edinburgh
  e-mail:    Send Mail to Marilyn Renfree ua.ude.bleminu@eerfner.m   Independent group leader since:   1974
  Society Memberships:   Society for Reproductive Biology; Society for the Study of Reproduction; Society for Reproduction and Fertility; Endocrine Society; Endocrine Society of Australia, Australia and NEw Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental BIology; Australian Mammal Soc

  Discipline:   developmental biology
reproductive physiology, developmental biology, molecular and evolutionary development, comparative genomics; genomic imprinting, marsupial mammals,eutherian mammals, monotreme mammals,
  Hottest papers:

1. Renfree, M.B. (1979) Initiation of development of diapausing embryo by mammary denervation during lactation in a marsupial. Nature, Lond. 278, 549-551
2. O, W.S., Short, R.V., Renfree, M.B. & Shaw, G. (1988) Primary genetic control of somatic sexual differentiation in a mammal. Nature.(Lond) 331, 716-717.
3. Pask AJ, Behringer, RR and Renfree, MB. (2008) Resurrection of DNA function in vivo from an extinct genome. PLoS One 3(5): e2240
4. Renfree MB, Papenfuss AT, Deakin JE, Lindsay J, Heider T, Belov K, Rens W, Waters PD, Pharo EA, Shaw G, Wong ES, Lefevre CM, Nicholas KR, Kuroki Y, Wakefield MJ, Zenger KR, Wang C, Ferguson-Smith M, Nicholas FW, Hickford D, Yu H, Short KR, Siddle HV, Frankenberg SR, Chew KY, Menzies BR, Stringer JM, Suzuki S, Hore TA, Delbridge ML, Mohammadi A, Schneider NY, Hu Y, O'Hara W, Al Nadaf S, Wu C, Feng ZP, Cocks BG, Wang J, Flicek P, Searle SM, Fairley S, Beal K, Herrero J, Carone DM, Suzuki Y, Sugano S, Toyoda A, Sakaki Y, Kondo S, Nishida Y, Tatsumoto S, Mandiou I, Hsu A, McColl KA, Lansdell B, Weinstock G, Kuczek E, McGrath A, Wilson P, Men A, Hazar-Rethinam M, Hall A, Davis J, Wood D, Williams S, Sundaravadanam Y, Muzny DM, Jhangiani SN, Lewis LR, Morgan MB, Okwuonu GO, Ruiz SJ, Santibanez J, Nazareth L, Cree A, Fowler G, Kovar CL, Dinh HH, Joshi V, Jing C, Lara F, Thornton R, Chen L, Deng J, Liu Y, Shen JY, Song XZ, Edson J, Troon C, Thomas D, Stephens A, Yapa L, Levchenko T, Gibbs RA, Cooper DW, Speed TP, Fujiyama A, JA MG, O'Neill RJ, Pask AJ, Forrest SM, Worley KC. (2011) Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development. Genome Biology 12:R81
5. Wilson, J.D. Auchus, R.J.; Leihy, M.W., Guryev, O.L., Estabrook, R.W, Osborn, S.M.; Shaw, G. and Renfree M.B. (2003) 5?-androstane-3a, 17b-diol is formed in tammar wallaby pouch young testes by a pathway involving 5a-pregnane-3?a, 17a-diol-20-one as a key intermediate. Endocrinology 144: 575-580

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