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Mr Michael Morici

Senior Research Assistant

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5789, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO17.109
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5789
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO17.109  


Michael is a Senior Research Assistant in Neuroscience within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.


Recent Research Grants

  • Continuation of the 15M S.A work & In vitro testing of the Phylomers,  Alzhyme Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2015,  $111,674.
  • Neon Transfection System and Biomedical Research Grade -30oC Freezer for Alzheimer’s and Melanoma Research,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Equipment Grant 2011,  2011 - 2012,  $10,927.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Elaskalani, O., Khan, I., Morici, M., Matthysen, C., Sabale, M., Martins, R., Verdile, G., Metharom, P., (2018), Oligomeric and fibrillar amyloid beta 42 induce platelet aggregation partially through GPVI. Platelets (London), 29(4), 415-420, London, Taylor & Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/09537104.2017.1401057.
  • Khan, I., Krishnaswamy, S., Sabale, M., Groth, D., Wijaya, L., Morici, M., Berger, I., Schaffitzel, C., Fraser, P., Martins, R., Verdile, G., (2018), Efficient production of a mature and functional gamma secretase protease. Scientific Reports, 8(1), Article no. 12834, United Kingdom, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30788-w.
  • Barr, R., Verdile, G., Wijaya, L., Morici, M., Taddei, K., Gupta, V., Pedrini, S., Jin, L., Nicolazzo, JA., Knock, E., Fraser, P., Martins, R., (2016), Validation and characterization of a novel peptide that binds monomeric and aggregated β-Amyloid and inhibits the formation of neurotoxic oligomers. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291(2), 547-559, Bethesda, USA, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inc., DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.679993.
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