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Peta Clode

Assoc/Prof Peta Clode

Associate Professor (CMCA@Physics)
Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, Centre for (CMCA)

Contact details
Address
Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA)
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 8098
Fax
+61 8 6488 1087
Email
peta.clode@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 1.81, Physics Building, Perth campus

Associate Professor
Biological Sciences, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 8098
Fax
+61 8 6488 1087
Email
peta.clode@uwa.edu.au

Associate Professor
UWA Oceans Institute

Contact details
Address
UWA Oceans Institute
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 8098
Fax
+61 8 6488 1087
Email
peta.clode@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc PhD La Trobe
Biography
PhD La Trobe 2002 (APA Scholarship)
Lecturer UWA 2003-2007
Senior Lecturer UWA 2007-2015
Associate Professor UWA 2015 - current
Key research
Metals in biology
Biomineralisation / calcification
Cell structure-function relationships
Element and nutrient acquisition strategies
Symbiotic, parasitic, diseased systems
Publications
For full list of publications see: Google Scholar - Peta Clode or https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=7X_ccrQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Botero A, Kapeller I, Clode PL, Cooper C, Shlomai J, Thompson RCA (2018). The kinetoplast DNA of the Australian trypanosome, Trypanosoma copemani shares features with Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma lewisi. International Journal for Parasitology Available online.

Cooper C, Keatley S, Northover A, Gofton A, Lymbery A, Briggs F, Pallant L, Clode PL, Thompson RCA (2018). Next generation sequencing reveals widespread trypanosome diversity and polyparasitism in marsupials from Western Australia. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 7:58-67.

Curson ARJ, Williams BT, Pinchbeck BJ, Sims LP, Bermejo Martinez A, Riviera PPL, Kumaresan D, Mercade E, Spurgin LG, Carrion O, Moxon S, Cattolico RA, Guagliardo P, Clode PL, Raina J-B, Todd JD (2018). DSYB catalyses the key step of dimethylsulfoniopropionate biosynthesis in many phytoplankton. Nature Microbiology 3:430-439.

Ding W, Clode PL, Clemments J, Lambers H (2018). The sensitivity of different Lupinus species to calcium under a low phosphorus supply. Plant, Cell and Environment Available online.

Ding W, Clode PL, Clemments J, Lambers H (2018). Effects of calcium and its interaction with phosphorus on the nutrient status and growth of three Lupinus species. Physiologica Plantarium (Special Issue) Available online.

Guilherme-Pereira C, Clode PL, Oliveira RS, Lambers H (2018). Eudicots from severely phosphorus-limited environments preferentially allocate phosphorus to their mesophyll. New Phytologist 218:959-973.

Hayes PE, Clode PL, Oliveira RS, Lambers H (2018). Proteaceae from phosphorus-impoverished habitats preferentially allocate phosphorus to photosynthetic cells: an adaptation improving phosphorus-use efficiency. Plant, Cell and Environment 41:605-619. Front Cover.

Høj L, Levy N, Baillie BK, Clode PL, Strohmaier RC, Siboni N, Webster NS, Uthicke S, Bourne DG (2018). Crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster cf. solaris, have tissue-characteristic microbiomes with potential roles in health and reproduction. Applied and Environmental Microbiology Available online.

Ash A, Elliot A, Godfrey S, Burmej H, Abdad MY, Northover A, Wayne A, Morris K, Clode P, Lymbery A, Thompson RCA (2017). Morphological and molecular description of a new species of tick (Ixodes woyliei sp. nov.) with consideration for co-extinction with its critically endangered marsupial host. Parasites and Vectors 10:70.

Bessell-Browne P, Negri AP, Fisher R, Clode PL, Duckworth A, Jones R (2017). Impacts of turbidity on corals: the relative importance of light limitation and suspended sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 117(1-2):161-170.

Bessell-Browne P, Negri AP, Fisher R, Clode PL, Jones R (2017). Cumulative impacts: thermally bleached corals have reduced capacity to clear deposited sediment. Scientific Reports 7:2716.

Bessell-Browne P, Negri AP, Fisher R, Clode PL, Jones R (2017). Impacts of light limitation on corals and crustose coralline algae. Scientific Reports 7:11553.

Cooper C, Clode PL, Peacock C, Thompson RCA (2017). Host-parasite relationships and life histories of trypanosomes in Australia. Advances in Parasitology 97:47-109. Invited Review.

Cooper C, Thompson RCA, Kirilak L, Krisinac A, Botero A, Peacock C, Clode PL (2017). A comparative molecular and 3-dimensional structural investigation into cross-continental and novel avian Trypanosoma spp. in Australia. Parasites and Vectors 10:234.

Gunasinghe N, You MP, Clode P, Cawthray G, Barbetti M (2017). Unique infection structures produced by Pseudocercosporella capsellae on oilseed crops Brassica carinata, B. juncea and B. napus in Western Australia. Plant Pathology 66:304-315.

Raina J-B, Clode PL, Cheong S, Bougoure J, Kilburn MR, Reeder A, Foret S, Stat M, Beltran V, Thomas-Hall P, Tapiolas D, Motti CM, Gong B, Pernice M, Marjo CE, Seymore JR, Willis BL, Bourne DG (2017). Subcellular tracking reveals rapid dimethylsulfoniopropionate cycling among marine microbes. eLife 6:e23008.

Strehlow BW, Pineda M-C, Duckworth A, Kendrick GA, Renton M, Wahab MAA, Webster NS, Clode PL (2017). Sediment tolerance mechanisms identified in sponges using advanced imaging techniques. Peer J. 5:e3904.

Weynberg K, Neave M, Clode PL, Voolstra CR, Brownlee C, Laffy P, Webster N, Levin RA, Wood-Charlson EM, van Oppen MJH (2017). Prevalent and persistent viral infection in cultures of the coral algal endosymbiont Symbiodinium. Coral Reefs 36(3):773-784.

Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Expertise:
Various biological systems (plant, animal, microbial)
Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
Electron microscopy
Cell and tissue imaging
Biological microanalysis (EDS element analysis)
Future research
Contact me for possible student projects currently available!
Funding received
DAFF Carbon Farming Futures: Filling the Research Gap, 2013-17: Gleeson et al. Managing biological, physical and chemical constraints to soil carbon storage.

ARC Discovery 2018-21: Swaminatha et al. Establishing nanoscale design principles for nonviral genome engineering.

EuroBioimaging Job Shadowing 2018: Clode

ARC Discovery, 2013-15: Lambers et al. Does calcium toxicity explain the absence of most Proteaceae from calcareous habitats?

ARC LIEF, 2015: Millar et al. High resolution mass spectrometry for metabolomics and proteomics research.

ARC LIEF, 2015: Low et al. A STM/AFM facility for electroactive materials characterisation.
Teaching
GEOS5507 Analytical Techniques for the Geosciences
SCIE5516 Materials Characterisation for Bioengineering Applications
MSCI4006 Advanced Techniques in Molecular Sciences
SEM&M Training Course (CMCA) Co-ordinator
TEM&M Training Course (CMCA)
TEM Bio-sample Preparation Workshops (CMCA) Co-ordinator
SEM Bio-sample Preparation Workshops (CMCA) Co-ordinator
Useful links
UWA Oceans Institute - www.oceans.uwa.edu.au
CMCA - www.cmca.uwa.edu.au
Australian Microscopy Society - www.microscopy.org.au
Current projects
Vectors of parasites in Australian wildlife
Nutrient dynamics in the rhizosphere
Ca and P sensitivity in crop and native plants
Salinity tolerance in important crops
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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