Miss Jacqueline Heath

PhD Student
Melbourne Dental School
University of Melbourne

Techniques/Expertise

Growth of aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultures and aseptic technique; DNA, RNA and protein extraction; mutagenesis, cloning, sequencing and bioinformatic analysis; recombinant protein expression, size-exclusion and affinity protein purification, high-performance liquid chromatography; PCR and real-time PCR; gel electrophoresis and immunoblotting; whole-cell enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays; co-immunoprecipitation assays; transmission electron microscopy; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry and proteomic analysis; human cell line tissue culture; flow cytometry for cell counting; in vitro assays of bacteria:bacteria cell binding, human:bacteria cell binding,  phagocystosis, NF-kB and TLR activation, cytokine production.

Genetically Modified Organisms

Porphyromonas gingivalis
Escherichia coli

Other Lab Members

A/Prof Neil O'Brien-Simpson
Prof Stuart Dashper
Prof Eric Reynolds
Dr Christine Seers
Dr Catherine Butler
Dr Paul Veith

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Hudson Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

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Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

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