Difference between revisions of "User:Marcus McHale"

From OpenWetWare
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 40: Line 40:
*[http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/potd/ Botany Photo of the Day]
*[http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/potd/ Botany Photo of the Day]
*[http://okeylabimac.med.utoronto.ca/PUNS/ Primer-UniGene Selectivity Testing] This useful for PCR development in well studied species
*[http://okeylabimac.med.utoronto.ca/PUNS/ Primer-UniGene Selectivity Testing] Useful for PCR development in well studied species
[[Category:User Australia]]
[[Category:User Australia]]

Revision as of 03:43, 26 June 2008

Contact Info

Marcus McHale


Research interests

  • Development and application of molecular technologies
  • Epigenetics and gene regulation (particularly small RNA mediated)
  • Agricultural biodiversity
  • Fisheries depletion



  • Investigating the expression of genes related to ovary activation in honey bees (Apis mellifera) using real-time PCR [1]


  • Gender assignment (sexing) of dugong tissue biopsies [2]
  • Population genetics of Dugong in and around Moreton Bay (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Genetic mark-recapture of Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) and dugong (Dugong dugon) [3][4]
  • Durable RNA silencing mediated transgenic virus resistance in plants (Honours project)[5]


  1. A multiplex PCR assay for gender assignment in dugong (Dugong dugon) and West-Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). M. MCHALE, D. BRODERICK, J . R. OVENDEN and J . M. LANYON. Molecular Ecology Resources (2008) 8, 669–670