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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle

Research

Research keywords

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Drug Development
  • Dynamin
  • Glioblastoma
  • PP2A

Research expertise

Dr Sakoff is an experienced cell biologist and Chief Hospital Scientist in the Department of Medical Oncology at the Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital. Dr Sakoff is the leader of the Experimental Therapeutics Group. She has made significant contributions to cancer research particularly in the development of small molecules for the treatment of cancer. Areas of expertise includes cell culture, drug screening, cell biology, proteomics, cell cycle analysis, drug combination studies, clinical toxicity.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111200Oncology And Carcinogenesis100

Awards

Research Award.

2000Young medical researcher of the year
Hunter Medical Insitute (Australia)
Young medical researcher of the year

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Cancer

Teaching expertise

Selected lectures in drug development.

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Publications

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Journal article (49 outputs)

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2014Gordon CP, Hizartzidis L, Tarleton M, Sakoff JA, Gilbert J, Campbell BE, et al., 'Discovery of acrylonitrile-based small molecules active against Haemonchus contortus', MEDCHEMCOMM, 5 159-164 (2014) [C1]
2014Al Otaibi A, Gordon CP, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'The influence of ionic liquids on the Knoevenagel condensation of 1H-pyrrole-2-carbaldehyde with phenyl acetonitriles-cytotoxic 3-substituted-(1H-pyrrol-2-yl)acrylonitriles', RSC Advances, 4 19806-19813 (2014)
2014Dyson L, Young KA, McCluskey A, Wright AD, Sakoff JA, 'Synthesis and anticancer activity of focused compound libraries from the natural product lead, oroidin', Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 22 1690-1699 (2014)
2013Deane FM, O'Sullivan EC, Maguire AR, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, McCarthy FO, 'Synthesis and evaluation of novel ellipticines as potential anti-cancer agents', Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 11 1334-1344 (2013) [C1]
2013McGeachie AB, Odell LR, Quan A, Daniel JA, Chau N, Hill TA, et al., 'Pyrimidyn compounds: Dual-action small molecule pyrimidine-based dynamin inhibitors', ACS Chemical Biology, 8 1507-1518 (2013) [C1]
2013Tarleton M, Dyson L, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Focused library development of 2-phenylacrylamides as broad spectrum cytotoxic agents', BIOORGANIC & MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, 21 333-347 (2013) [C1]
2013McCluskey A, Daniel JA, Hadzic G, Chau N, Clayton EL, Mariana A, et al., ' Building a Better Dynasore: The Dyngo Compounds Potently Inhibit Dynamin and Endocytosis', Traffic, 14 1272-1289 (2013) [C1]
2013McCluskey A, Daniel JA, Hadzic G, Ngoc C, Clayton EL, Mariana A, et al., 'Building a Better Dynasore: The Dyngo Compounds Potently Inhibit Dynamin and Endocytosis', TRAFFIC, 14 1272-1289 (2013)
2012Tarleton MJ, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Cytotoxic 2-phenyacrylnitriles, the importance of the cyanide moiety and discovery of potent broad spectrum cytotoxic agents', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 57 65-73 (2012) [C1]
2012Garg MB, Lincz L, Adler K, Scorgie FE, Ackland S, Sakoff JA, 'Predicting 5-Fluorouracil toxicity in colorectal cancer patients from peripheral blood cell telomere length - A multivariate analysis', British Journal of Cancer, 107 1525-1533 (2012) [C1]
2012Tarleton MJ, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Synthesis and anticancer activity of a series of norcantharidin analogues', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 54 573-581 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Adam McCluskey

2011Robertson MJ, Gordon CP, Gilbert J, McCluskey A, Sakoff JA, 'Norcantharimide analogues possessing terminal phosphate esters and their anti-cancer activity', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 19 5734-5741 (2011) [C1]
2011Tarleton MJ, Gilbert J, Robertson MJ, McCluskey A, Sakoff JA, 'Library synthesis and cytotoxicity of a family of 2-phenylacrylonitriles and discovery of an estrogen dependent breast cancer lead compound', MedChemComm, 2 31-37 (2011) [C1]
2011Garg MB, Sakoff JA, Ackland S, 'A simple HPLC method for plasma level monitoring of mitotane and its two main metabolites in adrenocortical cancer patients', Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, 879 2201-2205 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephen Ackland

2011Campbell BE, Tarleton MJ, Gordon CP, Sakoff JA, Gilbert J, McCluskey A, Gasser RB, 'Norcantharidin analogues with nematocidal activity in Haemonchus contortus', Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 21 3277-3281 (2011) [C1]
2010De Bock CE, Garg ML, Scott NM, Sakoff JA, Scorgie FE, Ackland S, Lincz L, 'Association of thymidylate synthase enhancer region polymorphisms with thymidylate synthase activity in vivo', Pharmacogenomics Journal, 1-8 (2010) [C1]
2010Joshi S, Perera S, Gilbert J, Smith CM, Mariana A, Gordon CP, et al., 'The Dynamin inhibitors MiTMAB and OcTMAB induce Cytokinesis failure and inhibit cell proliferation in human cancer cells', Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 9 1995-2006 (2010) [C1]
2010Thaqi A, Scott JL, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Synthesis and biological activity of Delta-5,6-norcantharimides: Importance of the 5,6-bridge', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 45 1717-1723 (2010) [C1]
2009Hill TA, Gordon CP, McGeachie AB, Venn-Brown B, Odell L, Chau N, et al., 'Inhibition of dynamin mediated endocytosis by the dynoles-synthesis and functional activity of a family of indoles', Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 52 3762-3773 (2009) [C1]
2009Holland IP, McCluskey A, Sakoff JA, Gilbert J, Chau N, Robinson PJ, et al., 'Steroids from an Australian Sponge Psammoclema sp', Journal of Natural Products, 72 102-106 (2009) [C1]
2009Sauer B, Gilbert J, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Synthesis of 4-substituted-3-hydroxy-5-oxo-10-oxa-4-azatricyclo[5.2.1]dec-3-yl Acetic Acid Ethyl Esters as Norcantharidin Analogues', Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 6 1-7 (2009) [C1]
2008Lincz L, Mudge L-M, Scorgie FE, Sakoff JA, Hamilton C, Seldon MR, 'Quantification of hTERT splice variants in melanoma by SYBR green real-time polymerase chain reaction indicates a negative regulatory role for the [beta symbol] deletion variant', Neoplasia, 10 1131-1137 (2008) [C1]
2008Hill TA, Stewart SG, Gordon CP, Ackland SR, Gilbert J, Sauer B, et al., 'Norcantharidin analogues: Synthesis, anticancer activity and protein phosphatase 1 and 2A inhibition', ChemMedChem, 3 1878-1892 (2008) [C1]
2007Hill TA, Stewart SG, Sauer B, Gilbert J, Ackland S, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Heterocyclic substituted cantharidin and norcantharidin analogues-synthesis, protein phosphatase (1 and 2A) inhibition, and anti-cancer activity', Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 17 3392-3397 (2007) [C1]
2007Hill TA, Stewart SG, Ackland S, Gilbert J, Sauer B, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Norcantharimides, synthesis and anticancer activity: Synthesis of new norcantharidin analogues and their anticancer evaluation', Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 15 6126-6134 (2007) [C1]
2007Stewart SG, Hill TA, Gilbert J, Ackland S, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Synthesis and biological evaluation of norcantharidin analogues: Towards PP1 selectivity', Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 15 7301-7310 (2007) [C1]
2005Hill TA, Sakoff JA, Robinson PJ, McCluskey A, 'Parallel solution-phase synthesis of targeted tyrphostin libraries with anticancer activity', Australian Journal of Chemistry, 58 94-103 (2005) [C1]
2004Hart ME, Chamberlin AR, Walkom CC, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Modified norcantharidins: synthesis, protein phosphatases 1 and 2A inhibition, and anticancer activity', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 14 1969-1973 (2004) [C1]
2004Lincz L, Scorgie F, Sakoff J, Fagan K, Ackland S, Enno A, 'Telomere length predicts neutrophil recovery in absence of G-CSF after autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation', Bone Marrow Transplant, 34 439-445 (2004) [C1]
2004Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Protein Phosphatase Inhibition: Structure Based Design. Towards New Therapeutic Agents', Current Pharmaceutical Design, 10 1139-1159 (2004) [C1]
2004Sakoff JA, Howitt IJ, Ackland S, McCluskey A, 'Serine/threonine protein phosphatase inhibition enhances the effect of thymidylate synthase inhibition', Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 53 225-232 (2004) [C1]
2003Ackland S, Bowyer MC, Baldwin ML, Garner JA, Walkom CC, Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, 'Cantharidin analogues: synthesis and evaluation of growth inhibition in a panel of selected tumour cell lines', Bioorganic Chemistry, 31 68-79 (2003) [C1]
2002McCluskey A, Atherton MA, Walkom CC, Bowyer M, Sim A, Young D, Sakoff J, 'The first two cantharidin analogues displaying PP1 selectivity', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 12 391-393 (2002) [C1]
2002Sakoff J, De Waal E, Garg M, Denham J, Scorgie F, Enno A, et al., 'Telomere Length in Haemopoietic Stem Cells can be Determined from that of Mononuclear Blood Cells or Whole Blood', Leukemia and Lymphoma, 43(10) 2017-2020 (2002) [C1]
2002McCluskey A, Sim A, Sakoff J, 'Serine-threonine protein phosphatase inhibitors: Development of potential therapeutic strategies', Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 45 1151-1175 (2002) [C1]
2002Sakoff J, Ackland S, Baldwin ML, Atherton MA, McCluskey A, 'Anticancer activity and protein phosphatase 1 and 2A inhibition of a new generation of cantharidin analogues', Investigational New Drugs, 20 1-11 (2002) [C1]
2002McCluskey A, Ackland S, Gardiner E, Walkom CC, Sakoff J, 'The inhibition of protein phosphatases 1 and 2A: a new target for rational anti-cancer drug design?', Anti-Cancer Drug Design, 16 291-303 (2002) [C1]
2002Garg MB, Sevester JC, Sakoff JA, Ackland SP, 'Simple liquid chromatographic method for the determination of uracil and dihydrouracil plasma levels: a potential pretreatment predictor of 5-fluorouracil toxicity', JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY B-ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE BIOMEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES, 774 223-230 (2002)
2001McCluskey A, Walkom CC, Bowyer MC, Ackland SP, Gardiner E, Sakoff JA, 'Cantharimides: A new class of modified cantharidin analogues inhibiting protein phosphatases 1 and 2A', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 11 2941-2946 (2001) [C1]
2001McCluskey A, Sakoff JA, 'Small molecule inhibitors of serine/threonine protein phosphatases.', Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry, 1 43-55 (2001)

Co-authors: Adam McCluskey

2000Sakoff J, Ackland S, 'Thymidylate synthase inhibition induces S-phase arrest, biphasic mitochondrial alterations and caspase-dependent apoptosis in leukaemia cells', Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 46 477-487 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephen Ackland

2000Bowyer MC, 'Anhydride Modified Cantharidin Analogues: Synthesis, Inhibition of Protein Phosphatases 1 and 2A and Anticancer Activity', Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 10 1687-1690 (2000) [C1]
2000McCluskey A, Atherton MA, Mudgee L, Sim A, Sakoff JA, Quinn R, 'Anhydride modified cantharidin analogues. Is ring opening important in the inhibition of protein phosphatase 2A?', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 35 957-964 (2000) [C1]
2000Sakoff JA, McCluskey A, Sims ATR, Stewart JF, Ackland SP, 'A counter intuitive therapy for the treatment of cancer: Inhibition of protein phosphatases 1 and 2A by cantharidin (Spanish Fly) analogues.', CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, 6 4495S-4495S (2000)
1996Sakoff J, Dunstan RH, Murdoch RN, 'Uterine lipid alterations during early pseudopregnancy and following the artificial induction of decidualization by Concanavalin A in QS mice', Molecular reproductive Development, 44 93-102 (1996) [C1]

Co-authors: Hugh Dunstan

1996Sakoff J, Murdoch RN, 'The role of calcium ions in the Concanavalin A induced decidual cell reaction in pseudopregnant mice', Biochemical and Molecular Medicine, 57 81-90 (1996) [C1]
1996Sakoff JA, Murdoch RN, 'The role of calcium in the artificially induced decidual cell reaction in pseudopregnant mice', BIOCHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE, 57 81-90 (1996)
1995Sakoff J, Murdoch RN, 'Uterine receptivity to the artificial deciduogenic agent, Concanavalin A in pseudopregnant', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 7 1095-1100 (1995) [C1]
1994Sakoff J, Murdoch RN, 'Alterations in uterine calcium ions during the induction of the decidual cell reaction in pseudopregnant mice', journal of reproduction and fertility, 101 97-102 (1994) [C1]
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Conference (14 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Sakoff JA, Gilbert J, Tarleton M, Robertson M, McCluskey A, 'New small molecules targeting breast cancer', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE (2013) [E3]
2012Sakoff JA, Garg MB, Lincz L, Adler K, Scorgie FE, Ackland S, 'Predicting chemotherapy-induced toxicity in cancer patients from peripheral blood telomere length', European Journal of Cancer, Barcelona, Spain (2012) [E3]
2010Sakoff JA, Garg M, Adler K, Scorgie FE, Lincz L, Ackland S, 'Telomere length in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNC) predicts for leukopenia, neutropenia and mucositis in colorectal cancer patients treated with 5FU', AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010. Abstracts, Washington, DC (2010) [E3]
2010Chircop M, Perera S, Ma MPC, Lau H, Gilbert J, Jones NC, et al., 'Dynole 34-2 is a potent inhibitor of dynamin that induces cell death following cytokinesis failure and suppresses glioblastoma tumour growth in vivo', OzBio 2010: The Molecules of Life - from Discovery to Biotechnology. Poster Abstracts, Melbourne, Australia (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Adam McCluskey

2010Garg M, Sakoff JA, Ackland S, 'A simple HPLC method to measure plasma mitotane and its two main metabolites in adrenocortical cancer patients', AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010. Abstracts, Washington, DC (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Stephen Ackland

2010Joshi S, Gaddipatti S, Gilbert J, Smith CM, Gordon CP, Sakoff JA, et al., 'Dynamin inhibition: A new therapeutic approach for the treatment of cancer', AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010. Abstracts, Washington, DC (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Adam McCluskey

2010Sakoff JA, Garg M, Adler K, Scorgie FE, Lincz L, Ackland S, 'Short telomeres in PBMNC predicts for haematological toxicity in colorectal cancer patients treated with 5FU', Sydney Cancer Conference 2010. Profiling Risk, Personalising Treatment and Predicting Outcomes. Conference Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2002Sakoff JA, Ackland SP, Garg MB, Walkom CC, McCluskey A, 'Protein phosphatase 2A, a novel and unexplored anticancer target', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, FRANKFURT, GERMANY (2002)
1996Sakoff JA, Murdoch RN, 'Uterine decidualization and calcium ion alterations in pseudopregnant mice' (1996) [E1]
1995Sakoff JA, Dunstan RH, Murdoch RN, 'Alterations in uterine saturated fatty acids and cholesterol accompany induction of decidualization in pseudopregnant mice' (1995) [E1]
1995Sakoff JA, Dunstan RH, Murdoch RN, 'The n-3 and n-6 fatty acid profile of uterine tissue following the Concanavalin A induced decidual cell reaction in mice', Unknown, Unknown (1995) [E1]
1994Sakoff JA, Murdoch RN, 'The period of uterine receptivity in the pseudopregnant Quackenbush Special mouse as defined by the deciduogenic lectin, Concanavalin A' (1994) [E1]
1993Sakoff JA, Murdoch RN, Dunstan RH, 'Changes in the poly-unsaturated fatty acid composition of the uterus during induction of the decidual cell reaction in pseudopregnant mice', Changes in the poly-unsaturated fatty acid composition of the uterus during induction of the decidual cell reaction in pseudopregnant mice, Unknown (1993) [E1]
1991Sakoff J, Murdoch RN, 'Uterine decidualization and calcium ion alterations in pseudopregnant mice' (1991) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants27
Total funding$2,455,036

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2014 (2 grants)

Enhancing radiation effects for the treatment of brain cancer $25,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Dr JAYNE Gilbert, Professor Adam McCluskey
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020142014
GNo:G1301412

An Investigation on the Consensus Between Different Genomic and Transcriptomic Results in Breast Cancer$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Ms Heloisa Milioli, Professor Pablo Moscato, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Associate Professor Regina Berretta
SchemeRole
Jennie Thomas Medical Research Travel GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020142014
GNo:G1401334

2013 (1 grants)

The integration of bioinformatics, chemoinformatics, and toxicogenomics methods: a new approach for the identification of combination tailored therapies and novel drug targets in breast cancer$58,000
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Professor Pablo Moscato, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Associate Professor Regina Berretta
SchemeRole
NSW Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research: "Big Data, Big Impact" GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$58,00020132015
GNo:G1300826

2012 (7 grants)

The Hunter Cancer Biobank (HCB): Maximising community value through validation, annotation and distribution throughout NSW$292,300
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Professor John Forbes, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Professor Rodney Scott, Conjoint Associate Professor Barbara Young, Professor Hubert Hondermarck, Emeritus Professor Leonie Ashman, Professor Xu Dong Zhang, Doctor Kelly Kiejda, Doctor Nikki Verrills, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Ms Janine Lombard, Doctor Jude Weidenhofer, Doctor Pradeep Tanwar
SchemeRole
Infrastructure GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$292,30020122014
GNo:G1200798

The role of clathrin in the spindle assembly checkpoint and as an anticancer target$245,100
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Ms Megan Chircop, Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Phillip Robinson, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$245,10020122014
GNo:G1101106

High-Resolution Isoelectric Phosphoprotein Signalling System for Signalling Research, Biomarker Validation and Drug Development – Equipment Grant$143,394
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Rick Thorne, Professor Xu Dong Zhang, Professor Hubert Hondermarck, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Doctor Lisa Lincz, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Emeritus Professor Leonie Ashman
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$143,39420122012
GNo:G1200555

Identification of a novel target for the treatment of hormone positive breast cancer$30,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Dr JAYNE Gilbert, Professor Adam McCluskey
SchemeRole
Breast Cancer Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020122012
GNo:G1200716

Mitotane pharmacodynamics in Adrenocortical Cancer in children and adults $20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Ms MADHU Garg
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020122013
GNo:G1200319

The role of clathrin in the spindle assembly checkpoint and as an anticancer target$15,000
Funding Body: NSW Trade & Investment

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
TechVouchers ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020122012
GNo:G1200796

Ultrasonic Homogenizer System and -80 ºC Freezers for chemical and biological sample storage$10,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Professor Peter Lewis, Ms Belinda Nixon, Doctor Shaun Roman, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Doctor Ian Grainge
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020122012
GNo:G1100986

2011 (4 grants)

Development of pthaladyn-based dynamin I-selective inhibitors for treatment of epilepsy$544,831
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Phillip Robinson, Professor Terence O'Brien, Ms Megan Chircop, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Development GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$544,83120112013
GNo:G1000740

Chemical Biology$444,961
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Computational prediction and functional clarification of novel drug combination strategies for the treatment of brain tumours$50,000
Funding Body: Maitland Cancer Appeal Committee

Project Team
Professor Pablo Moscato, Mr Dan Johnstone, Associate Professor Regina Berretta, Doctor Luke Mathieson, Professor Manuel Graeber, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Research Project Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020112011
GNo:G1100275

Eppendorf mastercycler pro with thermomixer comfort and 5430R centrifuge$15,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Professor Peter Lewis, Professor Adam McCluskey, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones, Associate Professor Brett Nixon, Doctor Shaun Roman, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Doctor Ian Grainge, Doctor Janet Holt, Doctor Xiao Yang
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020112011
GNo:G1100028

2010 (1 grants)

New small molecules for the treatment of neuroblastoma$35,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Dr JAYNE Gilbert, Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Ms Megan Chircop
SchemeRole
Paediatric Oncology Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$35,00020102010
GNo:G0900192

2007 (2 grants)

FACSAria - Fluorescence activated cell sorter$300,000
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Doctor Nikki Verrills, Emeritus Professor Leonie Ashman, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Professor Alistair Sim, Doctor Rick Thorne, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Infrastructure GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$300,00020072007
GNo:G0187666

HMRI Contribution toward FACSAria - Fluorescence activated cell sorter$52,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Nikki Verrills, Emeritus Professor Leonie Ashman, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Professor Alistair Sim, Doctor Rick Thorne, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$52,00020072007
GNo:G0188207

2006 (1 grants)

Overcoming radiation resistance in malignant melanoma$11,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Lisa Lincz, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,00020062007
GNo:G0186528

2003 (1 grants)

High Pressure and Fluorous Approaches to fostriecin libraries: New Therapeutic Opportunities.$50,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Assoc. Prof David Young, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020032003
GNo:G0182117

2002 (1 grants)

New targets for chemotherapy: anti-cancer drugs that target protein phosphatases$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020022002
GNo:G0181459

2001 (3 grants)

Synergistic interaction between thymidylate synthase and protein phosphatase inhibition in colon cancer cells$10,450
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,45020012001
GNo:G0181233

Predicting bone marrow regeneration in cancer patients through the use of telomere quantitative (Q)-FISH$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Lisa Lincz, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Lions Club of StroudInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020012001
GNo:G0181502

Pulse Education Prize for 2001$3,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020012001
GNo:G0181503

2000 (3 grants)

A counter-intuitive anticancer treatment.$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020002000
GNo:G0180205

Influence of Haematopoetic stem cell telorase activity on bone marrow recovery following myoablative therapy.$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Lisa Lincz, Ms Kerry Fagan, Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020002000
GNo:G0180171

Young Medical Researcher of the Year.$5,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020002000
GNo:G0180182

1999 (1 grants)

Selective Inhibitors of Protein Phosphatases as Anti-cancer agents$25,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Jennette Sakoff, Professor Adam McCluskey, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00019991999
GNo:G0178390
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.3

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132016PhD (Biological Sciences)Co-SupervisorBiomarker Discovery in Breast Cancer
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Dr Jennette Sakoff

Work Phone(02) 4921 1149
Fax(02) 4968 0384
Email
PositionConjoint Lecturer
Experimental Therapeutics Group
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaChemistry
Office
Department of Medical Oncology,
Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/jennette-sakoff