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Doctor of Philosophy The University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Science (Honours) The University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Science The University of Adelaide
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Advancing Rezolve Scientific's product categories to market via undertaking further development tasks, Rezolve Scientific Pty Ltd, 21/03/2017 - 21/12/2018
Process development for SCV vector vaccine production/manufacturing, Commonwealth Department of Innovation Industry, Science and Research, 21/11/2016 - 28/12/2017
Optimisation and testing of prototype (C'Wealth funding), Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research Australia, 15/05/2017 - 08/12/2017
Innovation connections puratap development of a chemical detection device, Puratap Pty Ltd, 01/04/2016 - 30/09/2017
Development of a chemical detection device, Commonwealth Department of Innovation Industry, Science and Research, 18/04/2016 - 18/04/2017
NHMRC Equip 2015 - EPI-Fluorescence microscope for time gated imaging, NHMRC - Equipment Only Grants, 01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016
Proof of principle for the use of quantum dots for chlorine detection in tap water, Puratap Pty Ltd, 07/12/2015 - 25/03/2016
Open access indicates that an output is open access.
Du, Z, Sun, J, Bader, CA, Brooks, DA, Li, M, Li, X & Plush, SE 2018, 'Synthesis, photophysical and cellular characterisation of folate and methotrexate labelled luminescent lanthanide complexes', Journal of inorganic biochemistry, vol. 178, pp. 32-42.
Caporale, C, Bader, CA, Sorvina, A, Magee, KD, Skelton, BW, Gillam, TA, Wright, PJ, Raiteri, P, Stagni, S, Morrison, JL, Plush, SE, Brooks, DA & Massi, M 2017, 'Investigating intracellular localisation and cytotoxicity trends for neutral and cationic iridium tetrazolato complexes in live cells', Chemistry - a European journal, vol. 23, no. 62, pp. 15666-15679.
Jenie, SA, Hickey, SM, Du, Z, Sebben, D, Brooks, DA, Voelcker, NH & Plush, SE 2017, 'A europium-based 'off-on' colourimetric detector of singlet oxygen', Inorganica chimica acta, vol. 462, pp. 236-240.
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Maier, KB, Farashishiko, A, Plush, SE, Sherry, AD & Woods, M 2017, 'Crosslinked shells for nano-assembled capsules: A new encapsulation method for smaller Gd3+-loaded capsules with exceedingly high relaxivities', Chemical communications, vol. 53, no. 47, pp. 6355-6358.
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Morrison, JL, Sorvina, A, Darby, JR, Bader, CA, Lock, MC, Seed, M, Kuchel, T, Plush, SE & Brooks, DA 2017, 'Label-free imaging of redox status and collagen deposition showing metabolic differences in the heart', Journal of biophotonics, vol. online, pp. 1-7.
Sinha, S, Tong, WY, Williamson, NH, McInnes, SJ, Puttick, S, Cifuentes-Rius, A, Bhardwaj, R, Plush, SE & Voelcker, NH 2017, 'Novel Gd-loaded silicon nanohybrid: a potential epidermal growth factor receptor expressing cancer cell targeting magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent', ACS applied materials and interfaces, vol. 9, no. 49, pp. 42601-42611.
Sorvina, A, Bader, C, Lock, MC, Brooks, DA, Morrison, JL & Plush, SE 2017, 'Label-free imaging of healthy and infarcted fetal sheep hearts by two-photon microscopy', Journal of biophotonics, online, pp. 1-9.
Stevens, K, Bader, C, Sorvina, A, Plush, S & Morrison, J 2017, 'Imaging and lipidomics methods for lipid analysis in metabolic and cardiovascular disease', Journal of developmental origins of health and disease, online, pp. 1-9.
Wedding, J, Harris, H, Bader, C, Plush, S, Mak, R, Massi, M, Brooks, D, Lai, B, Vogt, S, Werrett, M, Simpson, P, Skelton, B & Stagni, S 2017, 'Intracellular distribution and stability of a luminescent rhenium(I) tricarbonyl tetrazolato complex using epifluorescence microscopy in conjunction with x-ray fluorescence imaging', Metallomics, online pp. 1-9.
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Bader, C, Carter, E, Safitri, A, Simpson, P, Wright, P, Stagni, S, Massi, M, Lay, P, Brooks, D & Plush, S 2016, 'Unprecedented staining of polar lipids by a luminescent rhenium complex revealed by FTIR microspectroscopy in adipocytes', Molecular biosystems, vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 2064-2068.
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Bader, CA, Shandala, T, Carter, EA, Ivask, A, Guinan, T, Hickey, SM, Werrett, M V, Wright, PJ, Simpson, P V, Stagni, S, Voelcker, NH, Lay, PA, Massi, M, Plush, SE & Brooks, DA 2016, 'A molecular probe for the detection of polar lipids in live cells', PLOS one, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1-24.
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Bader, CA, Sorvina, A, Simpson, P V, Wright, PJ, Stagni, S, Plush, SE, Massi, M & Brooks, DA 2016, 'Imaging nuclear, endoplasmic reticulum and plasma membrane events in real time', FEBS letters, vol. 590, no. 18, pp. 3051-3060.
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Fanning, A-M, Plush, SE & Gunnlaugsson, T 2015, 'Tri- and tetra-substituted cyclen based lanthanide(III) ion complexes as ribonuclease mimics: a study into the effect of log Ka, hydration and hydrophobicity on phosphodiester hydrolysis of the RNA-model 2-hydroxypropyl-4-nitrophenyl phosphate (HPNP)', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry.
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Bader, CA, Brooks, RD, Ng, YS, Sorvina, A, Werrett, M V, Wright, PJ, Anwer, AG, Brooks, DA, Stagni, S, Muzzioli, S, Silberstein, M, Skelton, BW, Goldys, EM, Plush, SE, Shandala, T & Massi, M 2014, 'Modulation of the organelle specificity in Re(i) tetrazolato complexes leads to labeling of lipid droplets', RSC advances, vol. 4, no. 31, pp. 16345-16351.
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Jenie, AS, Du, Z, McInnes, SJ, Ung, P, Graham, B, Plush, SE & Voelcker, N 2014, 'Biomolecule detection in porous silicon based microcavities via europium luminescence enhancement', Journal of materials chemistry B, vol. 2 no. 44, pp. 7694-7703.
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Jenie, SA, Pace, S, Sciacca, B, Brooks, RD, Plush, SE & Voelcker, N 2014, 'Lanthanide luminescence enhancements in porous silicon resonant microcavities', ACS applied materials and interfaces, vol. 6, no. 15, pp. 12012-12021.
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Plush, SE & Kehrwald, BA 2014, 'Supporting new academics' use of student centred strategies in traditional university teaching', Journal of university teaching and learning practice, vol. 11, no. 1, article no. 5, pp. 1-16.
Brooks, RD, Du, Z, Borlace, G, Brooks, D & Plush, S 2013, 'Synthesis and characterisation of first generation luminescent lanthanide complexes suitable for being adapted for uptake via the mannose receptor', Journal of inorganic chemistry, vol. 2013, pp. 1-8.
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Plush, SE, Clear, NA, Leonard, JP, Fanning, A-M & Gunnlaugsson, T 2010, 'The effect on the lanthanide luminescence of structurally simple Eu(III) cyclen complexes upon deprotonation of metal bound water molecules and amide based pendant arms', Dalton Transactions, vol. 39, no. 15, pp. 3644-3652.
Plush, SE & Gunnlaugsson, T 2008, 'Solution studies of trimetallic lanthanide luminescent anionn sensors: towards ratiometric sensing using an internal reference channel', Dalton Transactions, vol. 29, pp. 3801-3804.
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|Flinders Medical Centre||AUSTRALIA|
|Portland State University||UNITED STATES|
|SickKids Research Institute||CANADA|
|Trinity College Dublin||IRELAND|
|University of Adelaide||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Bologna||ITALY|
|University of Dublin||IRELAND|
|University of South Australia||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Sydney||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Texas||UNITED STATES|
|University of Toronto||CANADA|
|University of Western Australia||AUSTRALIA|
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|Thesis title||Student status|
|Development of a fast efficient and robust bioconjugation strategy||Current|
|Improving cancer targeting through the use of highly luminescent metal ions of Re (I)||Current|
|Targeted Luminescent metal ion complexes as probes for live cell imaging||Current|
|Atg9 and the visualisation of autophagic compartments||Completed|
|Development of targeted luminescent metal complexes for cellular imaging||Completed|
|Luminescence sensing based on Tb(III) and Eu(III) macrocyclic complexes to monitor drug metabolites in urine||Completed|
|Study of luminescence enhancement by porous silicon microcavities for biosensing applications||Completed|
|Synthesis and characterisation of folate and methotrexate labelled luminescent lanthanide complexes||Completed|