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Dr Merrilee Harris

Conjoint Fellow

School of Environmental and Life Sciences (Biological Sciences)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
Focus Area: Biological Sciences

Qualifications

  • PhD (Biological Science), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Development
  • Immunology
  • Marsupial Reproduction
  • Reproduction

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified 15
110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified 15
060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified 70
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2000 Harris MS, 'Fertilization in monotreme, marsupial and eutherian mammals.', , Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 223-267 (2000) [B1]

Journal article (10 outputs)

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2015 Clulow S, Harris M, Mahony MJ, 'Optimization, validation and efficacy of the phytohaemagglutinin inflammation assay for use in ecoimmunological studies of amphibians', Conservation Physiology, 3 (2015) [C1]
DOI 10.1093/conphys/cov042
Citations Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Simon Clulow
2012 Keeley T, Harris MS, McGreevy PD, Hudson DS, O'Brien JK, 'Development and evaluation of electroejaculation techniques in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 24 1008-1018 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1
2009 Czarny NA, Garnham JI, Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Comparison of the production, quality, and in vitro maturation capacity of oocytes from untreated cycling and intermediate phase equine serum gonadotropin-treated fat-tailed dunnarts (Sminthopsis crassicaudata)', Reproduction, 138 23-31 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1530/rep-09-0064
Citations Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authors John Rodger
2009 Rodger JC, Paris DBBP, Czarny NA, Harris MS, Molinia FC, Taggart DA, et al., 'Artificial insemination in marsupials', Theriogenology, 71 176-189 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2008.09.006
Citations Scopus - 22Web of Science - 17
Co-authors John Rodger
2009 Czarny NA, Harris MS, De Iuliis GN, Rodger JC, 'Acrosomal integrity, viability, and DNA damage of sperm from dasyurid marsupials after freezing or freeze drying', Theriogenology, 72 817-825 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2009.05.018
Citations Scopus - 11Web of Science - 9
Co-authors John Rodger, Geoffry DeiuliIs
2009 Czarny NA, Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Dissociation and preservation of preantral follicles and immature oocytes from female dasyurid marsupials', Reproduction Fertility and Development, 21 640-648 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1071/rd08303
Citations Scopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authors John Rodger
2007 McCartney CA, Harris MS, Rodger JC, Mate KE, 'Towards a ZP-Based contraceptive for marsupials: Comparative analysis and developmental expression of marsupial ZP genes', Molecular Reproduction and Development, 74 1581-1589 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/mrd.20707
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Karen Mate, John Rodger
2005 Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Characterisation of an epitope shared by an acrosomal acrosin-like protein and the surface of tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) spermatozoa', Journal of Experimental Zoology Part a-Comparative Experimental Biology, 303A 713-721 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/jez.a.193
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authors John Rodger
1998 Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Characterisation of fibrous sheath and midpiece fibre network polypeptides of marsupial spermatozoa with a monoclonal antibody.', Mol Reprod Dev, 50 451-460 (1998) [C1]
1998 Lin M, Zhang X, Wade MA, Harris MS, Nickel M, 'Isolation of proteins from subacrosomal region of spermatozoa from a marsupial, the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)', Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 113 257-267 (1998) [C1]
Citations Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Minjie Lin
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Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Clulow S, Harris MS, Mahony MJ, 'Measuring amphibian immunocompetence: Validation of the Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity (DTH) assay in multiple Australian frogs', 2012 World Congress of Herpetology (2012) [E3]
Co-authors Simon Clulow
2009 Czarny NA, Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Enzymatic dissociation and vitrification of preantral follicles from threatened carnivorous maruspials', Reproduction Fertility and Development (2009) [E3]
Co-authors John Rodger
2007 Moberg A, Richardson RT, Rodger JC, O'Rand MG, Harris MS, 'Cloning and functional analysis of proacrosin from a marsupial, the Tammar Wallaby (Macropus eugenii)', Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive Biology (2007) [E3]
Co-authors John Rodger
2007 Czarny NA, Harris MS, Rodger JC, 'Preservation of spermatozoa from Dasyurid marsupials', Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive Biology (2007) [E3]
Co-authors John Rodger
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed1
Current0

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2009 PhD Advances in Assisted Reproductive Techniques for Conservation of Australian Carnivorous Marsupials
PhD (Biological Sciences), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
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Dr Merrilee Harris

Positions

Conjoint Fellow
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Casual Lecturer
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Biological Sciences

Contact Details

Email merrilee.harris@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 7784
Fax (02) 4921 6923

Office

Room BG02d
Building Biology
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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