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Dr Jemma Berry

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3498
Email: j.berry@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.505  

Jemma is a senior lecturer in Genetics in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • SCH1133 Human Genetics
  • SCH2142 Forensic Genetics

Background

Jemma has over 10 years of experience in the field of medical research, focusing mainly on studying the genetic basis of human disease. Her experience with high-throughput sequencing techniques also saw her involved in determining the draft Cane Toad genome sequence.

Awards and Recognition

Other

  • 2016 ECU Learning and Teaching Conference Scholarship
  • 2015 ECUlture (presentation title = Teaching students the value of laboratory safety, both while studying and in the workforce)
  • 2016 Teaching and Learning Forum (presentation title = Teaching students the value of laboratory safety, both while studying and in the workforce)
  • 2016 The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (poster title = Introducing Authentic Research Experience at the Undergraduate Level)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Genetics of human disease, Melanoma

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Biotechnology, Murdoch University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2004.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Walsh, JP., Berry, J., Liu, S., Panicker, V., Dayan, CM., Brix, TH., Hegedus, L., Hou, P., Shi, B., Morahan, G. (2011). The clinical presentation of autoimmune thyroid disease in men associated with IL12B genotype. Clinical Endocrinology, 74(4), 508-512.

Journal Articles

  • Morahan, G., McKinnon, E., Berry, J., Browning, B., Julier, C., Pociot, F., James, I. (2009). Evaluation of IL12B as a candidate type 1 diabete susceptibility gene using data from the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium. Genes and Immunity, 10(1), S64-S68. https://doi.org/10.1038/gene.2009.94.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Public Health, Bloodmeal analysis of urban Western Australian mosquito species for improved public health outcomes
  • Master of Medical and Health Science by Research, Is the presence of high-risk human papillomavirus in placental tissue associated with an increased risk of pre-eclampsia in a cohort of Western Australian pregnancies?
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