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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
060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified 70
060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified 15
110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified 15
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 7
Total funding $226,557

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20084 grants / $50,818

Development of a protective chlamydia vaccine for the koala$37,500

Funding body: Port Stephens Council

Funding body Port Stephens Council
Project Team Professor John Rodger, Conjoint Professor Kenneth Beagley, Professor Peter Timms, Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme Collaborative Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G0189223
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Local
Category 2OPL
UON Y

Development of a protective chlamydia vaccine for the koala$10,000

Funding body: Landcom

Funding body Landcom
Project Team Professor John Rodger, Conjoint Professor Kenneth Beagley, Professor Peter Timms, Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme Collaborative Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189224
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Chlamydia Vaccine for the Koala$1,818

Funding body: Hunter Koala Preservation Society Inc

Funding body Hunter Koala Preservation Society Inc
Project Team Professor John Rodger, Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188679
Type Of Funding Donation - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFD
UON Y

Marsupial Research$1,500

Funding body: Pioneer Film and Television Productions Ltd

Funding body Pioneer Film and Television Productions Ltd
Project Team Professor John Rodger, Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme Consultancy
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189680
Type Of Funding International - Non Competitive
Category 3IFB
UON Y

20072 grants / $17,465

Toward a chlamydia vaccine for the koala$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187711
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Short and long term preservation and fertility of dasyurid sperm$7,465

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Merrilee Harris, Professor John Rodger
Scheme Pilot Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187900
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20041 grants / $158,274

Sperm-based contraception for marsupials$158,274

Funding body: Morris Animal Foundation

Funding body Morris Animal Foundation
Project Team Professor John Rodger, Doctor Merrilee Harris
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0184010
Type Of Funding International - Competitive
Category 3IFA
UON Y
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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

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 BG.02D
Building Biology
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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