Dr Mark Prescott

Research Fellow
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash University

mark.prescott@monash.edu

Research Activities

The molecular cell biology of autophagy with a particular focus on organelle turnover in yeast and mammalian cells
Molecular cell biology of autophagy in human stem cells during development
Structural studies on novel genetically encoded all-protein chromophores (APCs) including chromoproteins and fluorescent proteins
The development and application of APCs as biotechnological tools

Techniques/Expertise

Yeast molecular biology
Cell biology
Development and use of novel genetically encoded fluorescent probes
Novel imaging applications and techniques

Collaborations

Dr. Sophie Dove (Centre for Marine Studies, UQ).
Dr. Andrew Bradbury (Biosciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
Prof. Sean Smith , (Centre for Computational Molecular Science, UQ)
Dr. Ernst Wolvetang (Australian Stem Cell Centre)
Prof Jamie Rossjohn

Other Lab Members

Anne Pettikiriarachchi (PhD)
Kristina Turcic (PhD)
Jion Battad (PhD)
Tim Tra (Masters Pt I)
Michael Stanley (Hons Student)

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 20

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

    Cumberland Lorne Resort MORE INFO
  • Feb 21

    Antimicrobials 2019

    Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park MORE INFO
  • Mar 24

    World Tuberculosis Day