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Prof David Cahill

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean (Research)

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

Faculty Office

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 1986

Contact

david.cahill@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71299

Research interests

Interactions of plants with microorganisms, especially fungi and oomycetes

Mechanisms of plant disease resistance

Interactions of native plants with Phytophthora cinnamomi

Plant productivity in natural and agricultural systems

Use of nanoparticles in plant science

Teaching interests

Agricultural Biotechnology

Plant Biology

Plant Pathology

Units taught

SLE 132 Biology: Form and Function

SLE 208 Forensic Biology (Forensic Botany component)

SLE 703 Agricultural Biotechnology

Knowledge areas

Plant Biology

Plant Pathology

Agricultural Biotechnology

Agricultural Nanotechnology

Awards

2002 -  Certificate of Appreciation, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, in recognition of reseacrh effort and successful supervsion of higher degree by research students

2005 - Award for high achievement in unit evaluation in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2006/2007 - Certificate of Recognition for achieving the highest score in the combined research performance index in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2008 - Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, for outstanding student evaluation results, School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2009 - Certificate of Recognition, for outstanding student evaluation results, School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Publications

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2017

Plant-pathogen interactions: toward development of next-generation disease-resistant plants

N Nejat, J Rookes, N Mantri, D Cahill

(2017), Vol. 37, pp. 229-237, Critical reviews in biotechnology, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Quantitation of ascorbic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana reveals distinct differences between organs and growth phases

N Kka, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2017), Vol. 81, pp. 283-292, Plant growth regulation, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons bioavailability in industrial and agricultural soils: linking SPME and Tenax extraction with bioassays

M Guo, Z Gong, X Li, G Allinson, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2017), Vol. 140, pp. 191-197, Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Active defence by an Australian native host, lomandra longifolia, provides resistance against phytophthora cinnamomi

M Islam, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 386-399, Functional plant biology, Clayton, Australia, C1

journal

Progress on azadirachta indica based biopesticides in replacing synthetic toxic pesticides

S Chaudhary, R Kanwar, A Sehgal, D Cahill, C Barrow, R Sehgal, J Kanwar

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 1-13, Frontiers in plant science, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal

Nitrate and hydrogen peroxide generated in water by electrical discharges stimulate wheat seedling growth

M Maniruzzaman, A Sinclair, D Cahill, X Wang, X Dai

(2017), Vol. 37, pp. 1393-1404, Plasma chemistry and plasma processing, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Distribution and diversity of Phytophthora across Australia

T Burgess, D White, K McDougall, J Garnas, W Dunstan, S Català, A Carnegie, S Worboys, D Cahill, A Vettraino, M Stukely, E Liew, T Paap, T Bose, D Migliorini, B Williams, F Brigg, C Crane, T Rudman, G Hardy

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 150-162, Pacific conservation biology, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal

Microbial mechanisms controlling the rhizosphere effect of ryegrass on degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in an aged-contaminated agricultural soil

M Guo, Z Gong, R Miao, J Rookes, D Cahill, J Zhuang

(2017), Vol. 113, pp. 130-142, Soil biology and biochemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Transcriptome analysis, using RNA-seq, of Lomandra longifolia roots infected with Phytophthora cinnamomi reveals the complexity of the resistance response.

M Islam, H Hussain, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2017), Plant Biol (Stuttg), England, C1

journal
2016

Nanostructured liquid crystalline particle assisted delivery of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid to weeds, crops and model plants

P Nadiminti, J Rookes, Y Dong, C Sayer, B Boyd, D Cahill

(2016), Vol. 82, pp. 17-29, Crop protection, Amsterdam, The Nethelands, C1

journal

Acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence for the determination of antioxidant potential in three cultivars of Ocimum basilicum

S Srivastava, A Adholeya, X Conlan, D Cahill

(2016), Vol. 71, pp. 72-80, Plant foods for human nutrition, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Mesoporous silica nanoparticles enhance seedling growth and photosynthesis in wheat and lupin.

D Sun, H Hussain, Z Yi, J Rookes, L Kong, D Cahill

(2016), Vol. 152, pp. 81-91, Chemosphere, Amsterdam , The Netherlands, C1

journal

Elite hairy roots of Ocimum basilicum as a new source of rosmarinic acid and antioxidants

S Srivastava, X Conlan, A Adholeya, D Cahill

(2016), Vol. 126, pp. 19-32, Plant cell, tissue and organ culture, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Kinetic resolution of the interactions between agrochemical products and adjuvant systems upon mixing

G Webster, N Bisset, D Cahill, P Jones, A Killick, A Hawley, B Boyd

(2016), Vol. 64, pp. 6139-6147, Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Rhizophagus irregularis as an elicitor of rosmarinic acid and antioxidant production by transformed roots of Ocimum basilicum in an in vitro co-culture system

S Srivastava, X Conlan, D Cahill, A Adholeya

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 919-930, Mycorrhiza, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Ethephon increases rubber tree latex yield by regulating aquaporins and alleviating the tapping-induced local increase in latex total solid content

A Feng, J Rookes, G Xie, D Cahill, X Cai, Z Zou, L Kong

(2016), Vol. 35, pp. 701-709, Journal of plant growth regulation, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2015

Sub-lethal UV-C radiation induces callose, hydrogen peroxide and defence-related gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana

S Mintoff, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 703-711, Plant biology, London, Eng., C1

journal

The top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology

S Kamoun, O Furzer, J Jones, H Judelson, G Ali, R Dalio, S Roy, L Schena, A Zambounis, F Panabières, D Cahill, M Ruocco, A Figueiredo, X-R Chen, J Hulvey, R Stam, K Lamour, M Gijzen, B Tyler, N Grunwald, M Mukhtar, D Tome, M Tor, G Van Den Ackerveken, J Mcdowell, F Daayf, W Fry, H Lindqvist-Kreuze, H Meijer, B Petre, J Ristaino, K Yoshida, P Birch, F Govers

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 413-434, Molecular plant pathology, London, Eng., C1

journal

Ornamental exterior versus therapeutic interior of Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus): the two faces of a versatile herb

N Nejat, A Valdiani, D Cahill, Y Tan, M Maziah, R Abiri

(2015), Vol. 2015, pp. 1-19, Scientific world journal, Cairo, Egypt, C1-1

journal

Confocal laser scanning microscopy elucidation of the micromorphology of the leaf cuticle and analysis of its chemical composition

P Nadiminti, J Rookes, B Boyd, D Cahill

(2015), Vol. 252, pp. 1475-1486, Protoplasma, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Latex dilution reaction during the tapping flow course of Hevea brasiliensis and the effect of Ethrel stimulation

F An, X Cai, J Rookes, G Xie, Z Zou, D Cahill, L Kong

(2015), Vol. 38, pp. 211-221, Brazilian journal of botany, New York, N. Y., C1

journal

Transcriptomics-based analysis using RNA-Seq of the coconut (Cocos nucifera) leaf in response to yellow decline phytoplasma infection

N Nejat, D Cahill, G Vadamalai, M Ziemann, J Rookes, N Naderali

(2015), Vol. 290, pp. 1899-1910, Molecular genetics and genomics, New York , N. Y., C1

journal

Regulation of HbPIP2;3, a latex-abundant water transporter, is associated with latex dilution and yield in the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.)

F An, Z Zou, X Cai, J Wang, J Rookes, W Lin, D Cahill, L Kong

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-21, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal

Functionalized mesoporous silica nanoparticles with redox-responsive short-chain gatekeepers for agrochemical delivery.

Z Yi, H Hussain, C Feng, D Sun, F She, J Rookes, D Cahill, L Kong

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 9937-9946, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, United States, C1

journal

A facile synthesis of mesoporous silica nanoparticle and its morphology manipulation by varying pH value

Z Yi, C Feng, L Kong, D Cahill

(2015), pp. 413-418, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Materials Science and Energy Engineering; CMSEE 2014, Sanya,China, E1

conference

A new insight into growth mechanism and kinetics of mesoporous silica nanoparticles by in situ small angle x-ray scattering

Z Yi, L Dumée, C Garvey, C Feng, F She, J Rookes, S Mudie, D Cahill, L Kong

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 8478-8487, Langmuir, Washington, DC, C1

journal
2014

Uptake and cellular distribution, in four plant species, of fluorescently labeled mesoporous silica nanoparticles

D Sun, H Hussain, Z Yi, R Siegele, T Cresswell, L Kong, D Cahill

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 1389-1402, Plant cell reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

A novel in vitro whole plant system for analysis of polyphenolics and their antioxidant potential in cultivars of Ocimum basilicum

S Srivastava, D Cahill, X Conlan, A Adholeya

(2014), Vol. 62, pp. 10064-10075, Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Variation of phloem turgor pressure in Hevea brasiliensis: an implication for latex yield and tapping system optimization

F An, W Lin, D Cahill, J Rookes, L Kong

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 182-187, Industrial crops and products, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Real-time measurement of phloem turgor pressure in Hevea brasiliensis with a modified cell pressure probe

F An, D Cahill, J Rookes, W Lin, L Kong

(2014), Vol. 55, pp. 1-11, Botanical Studies, London, Eng., C1

journal

In vitro and in situ screening systems for morphological and phytochemical analysis of Withania somnifera germplasms

L Johny, X Conlan, D Cahill, A Adholeya

(2014), Vol. 120, pp. 1-12, Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Dordrecht , Netherlands, C1

journal
2013

Salicylic acid suppression of clubroot in broccoli (Brassicae oleracea var. italica) caused by the obligate biotroph Plasmodiophora brassicae

D Lovelock, C Donald, X Conlan, D Cahill

(2013), Vol. 42, pp. 141-153, Australasian plant pathology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Nanostructured liquid crystalline particles as an alternative delivery vehicle for plant agrochemicals

P Nadiminti, Y Dong, C Sayer, P Hay, J Rookes, B Boyd, D Cahill

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 1818-1826, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Transcriptional profiling of Zea mays roots reveals roles for jasmonic acid and terpenoids in resistance against Phytophthora cinnamomi

J Allardyce, J Rookes, H Hussain, D Cahill

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 217-228, Functional and integrative genomics, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Mesoporous silica nanoparticles as a biomolecule delivery vehicle in plants

H Hussain, Z Yi, J Rookes, L Kong, D Cahill

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 1-15, Journal of nanoparticle research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Profiling of secondary metabolites in blue lupin inoculated with Phytophthora cinnamomi following phosphite treatment

T Gunning, X Conlan, R Parker, G Dyson, M Adams, N Barnett, D Cahill

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 1089-1097, Functional plant biology, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Methyl jasmonate induced defense responses increase resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense race 4 in banana

D Sun, X Lu, Y Hu, W Li, K Hong, Y Mo, D Cahill, J Xie

(2013), Vol. 164, pp. 484-491, Scientia horticulturae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

Defining plant resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi : a standardized approach to assessment

J Allardyce, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2012), Vol. 160, pp. 269-276, Journal of phytopathology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

MEDIATOR25 acts as an integrative hub for the regulation of jasmonate-responsive gene expression in arabidopsis

V Cevik, B Kidd, P Zhang, C Hill, S Kiddle, K Denby, E Holub, D Cahill, J Manners, P Schenk, J Beynon, K Kazan

(2012), Vol. 160, pp. 541-555, Plant physiology, Rockville, Md., C1

journal
2011

Analysis of global host gene expression during the primary phase of the Arabidopsis thaliana-Plasmodiophora brassicae interaction

A Agarwal, V Kaul, R Faggian, J Rookes, J Ludwig-Muller, D Cahill

(2011), Vol. 38, pp. 462-478, Functional plant biology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Diverse roles of the Mediator complex in plants

B Kidd, D Cahill, J Manners, P Schenk, K Kazan

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 741-748, Seminars in cell and developmental biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2010

The role of oomycete effectors in plant-pathogen interactions

A Hardham, D Cahill

(2010), Vol. 37, pp. 919-925, Functional plant biology, Collingwood, Vic., C1-1

journal

Molecular phylogenetic relationships between Albugo candida collections on the Brassicaceae in Australia

J Petkowski, J Cunnington, E Minchinton, D Cahill

(2010), Vol. 59, pp. 282-288, Plant pathology, Oxford, U. K., C1-1

journal

Races of Albugo candida causing white blister rust on brassica vegetables in Australia

J Petkowski, E Minchinton, F Thomson, R Faggian, D Cahill

(2010), Vol. 867, pp. 133-142, Acta horticulturae, Leuven, Belgium, C1-1

journal
2009

Development and use of a model system to monitor clubroot disease progression with an Australian field collection of Plasmodiophora brassicae

A Agarwal, V Kaul, R Faggian, D Cahill

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 120-127, Australasian plant pathology, [Adelaide, S. Aust], C1

journal

A soil-free plant growth system to facilitate analysis of plant pathogen interactions in roots

T Gunning, D Cahill

(2009), Vol. 157, pp. 497-501, Journal of phytopathology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Use of high resolution digital multi-spectral imagery to assess the distribution of disease caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi on heathland at Anglesea, Victoria

R Hill, B Wilson, J Rookes, D Cahill

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 110-119, Australasian plant pathology, [Adelaide, S. Aust], C1

journal
2008

Elucidation of defence responses and signalling pathways induced in Arabidopsis thaliana following challenge with Phytophthora cinnamomi

J Rookes, M Wright, D Cahill

(2008), Vol. 72, pp. 151-161, Physiological and molecular plant pathology, London, England, C1

journal

UV-induced DNA damage promotes resistance to the biotrophic pathogen Hyaloperonospora parasitica in Arabidopsis

B Kunz, P Dando, D Grice, P Mohr, P Schenk, D Cahill

(2008), Vol. 148, pp. 1021-1031, Plant physiology, Bethesda, Md, United States, C1

journal

Phytophthora cinnamomi and Australia's biodiversity : impacts, predictions and progress towards control

D Cahill, J Rookes, B Wilson, L Gibson, K McDougall

(2008), Vol. 56, pp. 279-310, Australian journal of botany, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2007

Plant natriuretic peptide active site determination and effects on cGMP and cell volume regulation

Y Wang, C Gehring, D Cahill, H Irving

(2007), Vol. 34, pp. 645-653, Functional plant biology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

A rapid cell counting method utilising acridine orange as a novel discriminating marker for both cultured astrocytes and microglia

M Lovelace, D Cahill

(2007), Vol. 165, pp. 223-229, Journal of neuroscience methods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Comparison of chicken 7SK and U6 RNA polymerase III promoters for short hairpin RNA expression

S Bannister, T Wise, D Cahill, T Doran

(2007), Vol. 7, BMC Biotechnology, London, England, C1

journal

Suppression by ABA of salicylic acid and lignin accumulation and the expression of multiple genes, in Arabidopsis infected with Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato

P Mohr, D Cahill

(2007), Vol. 7, pp. 181-191, Functional & integrative genomics, Berlin , Germany, C1

journal

Development and application of polymerase chain reaction-based assays for Rathayibacter Toxicus and a Bacteriophage associated with annual ryegrass (Lolium Rigidum) toxicity

M Kowalski, D Cahill, T Doran, S Colegate

(2007), Vol. 47, pp. 177-183, Australian journal of experimental agriculture, East Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Dose-related, in vitro differential gene expression in rat hepatocytes exposed to tunicamycins: a model for annual ryegrass toxicity

M Kowalski, D Cahill, T Doran, S Colegate

(2007), pp. 296-302, Poisonous plants : global research and solutions, Wallingford, England, B1-1

chapter
2006

Plant responses to UV radiation and links to pathogen resistance

B Kunz, D Cahill, P Mohr, M Osmond, E Vonarx

(2006), pp. 1-40, International review of cytology: a survey of cell biology, United Kingdom, B1

chapter
2005

Potassium phosphonate alters the defence response of Xanthorrhoea australis following infection by Phytophthora cinnamomi

R Daniel, B Wilson, D Cahill

(2005), Vol. 34, pp. 541-548, Australasian plant pathology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal
2004

Spatial prediction of rufous bristlebird habitat in a coastal heathland: a GIS-based approach

L Gibson, B Wilson, D Cahill, J Hill

(2004), Vol. 41, pp. 213-223, Journal of applied ecology, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Modelling habitat suitability of the swamp antechinus (Antechinus minimus maritimus) in the coastal heathlands of southern Victoria, Australia

L Gibson, B Wilson, D Cahill, J Hill

(2004), Vol. 117, pp. 143-150, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal
2003

A PAL1 gene promoter-green fluorescent protein reporter system to analyse defence responses in live cells of Arabidopsis thaliana

J Rookes, D Cahill

(2003), Vol. 109, pp. 83-94, European journal of plant pathology, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal

Phytophthora cinnamomi in native vegetation communities of southern Victoia - morphological variation and paragyny among isolates

R Daniel, B Wilson, D Cahill

(2003), Vol. 32, pp. 403-409, Australasian plant pathology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Distribution of disease caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi in Wilsons Promontory National Park and potential for further impact

V Bluett, G Weste, D Cahill

(2003), Vol. 32, pp. 479-491, Australasian plant pathology, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

journal

In situ localization associates biologically active plant natriuretic peptide immuno-analogues with conductive tissue and stomata

M Maryani, M Morse, G Bradley, H Irving, D Cahill, C Gehring

(2003), Vol. 54, pp. 1553-1564, Journal of experimental botany, London, England, C1

journal

Abscisic acid influences the susceptibility of Arabidopsis thaliana to Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato and Peronospora parasitica

P Mohr, D Cahill

(2003), Vol. 30, pp. 461-469, Functional plant biology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Ecotypic variation in the response of Arabidopsis thaliana to Phytophthora cinnamomi

L Robinson, D Cahill

(2003), Vol. 32, pp. 53-64, Australasian plant pathology, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

journal
2002

Microtubule dynamics in compatible and incompatible interactions of soybean hypocotyl cells with Phytophthora sojae

D Cahill, J Rookes, A Michalczyk, K McDonald, A Drake

(2002), Vol. 51, pp. 629-640, Plant pathology, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2001

Relative roles of glyceollin, lignin and the hypersensitive response and the influence of ABA in compatible and incompatible interactions of soybeans with Phytophthora sojae

P Mohr, D Cahill

(2001), Vol. 58, pp. 31-41, Physiological and molecular plant pathology, London, England, C1

journal

Natriuretic peptides and immunoreactants modify osmoticum-dependent volume changes in Solanum tuberosum L. mesophyll cell protoplasts

M Maryani, G Bradley, D Cahill, C Gehring

(2001), Vol. 161, pp. 443-452, Plant science, Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, C1

journal

Development of disease caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi in mature Xanthorrhoe australis

M Aberton, B Wilson, J Hill, D Cahill

(2001), Vol. 49, pp. 209-219, Australian journal of botany, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2000

Relationships between site factors and distribution of Phytophthora cinnamomi in the Eastern Otway Ranges, Victoria

B Wilson, J Aberton, D Cahill

(2000), Vol. 48, pp. 247-260, Australian journal of botany, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal
1999

Evidence for a transmissible factor that causes rapid stomatal closure in soybean at sites adjacent to and remote from hypersensitive cell death induced by Phytophthora sojae

K McDonald, D Cahill

(1999), Vol. 55, pp. 197-203, Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The use of potassium phosphonate to control Phytophthora cinnamomi in native vegetation at Anglesea, Victoria

M Aberton, B Wilson, D Cahill

(1999), Vol. 28, pp. 225-234, Australasian Plant Pathology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Influence of abscisic acid and the abscisic acid biosynthesis inhibitor, norflurazon, on interactions between Phytophthora sojae and soybean (Glycine max)

K McDonald, D Cahill

(1999), Vol. 105, pp. 651-658, European Journal of Plant Pathology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Detection, identification and disease diagnosis of soilborne pathogens

D Cahill

(1999), Vol. 28, pp. 34-44, Australasian Plant Pathology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Development of a quantitative immunodipstick assay for Phytophthora nicotianae

Y Gautam, D Cahill, A Hardham

(1999), Vol. 11, pp. 229-242, Food and Agricultural Immunology, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

A novel link between plant pathogen defence and DNA repair capability

Prof David Cahill, Prof Bernard Kunz, Dr Peer Schenk, Dr Daniel Klessig

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2008: $78,132
  • 2007: $75,358
  • 2006: $126,356

Nanostructured liquid crystal particles as Next Generation agricultural bioactive delivery systems

Dr Benjamin Boyd, Prof David Cahill, Dr Ian Larson, Mr Phillip Hay

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2 APAI

  • 2013: $11,965
  • 2012: $27,651
  • 2011: $27,436
  • 2010: $26,681

Mediator: A new concept for controlled gene expression in plant biotechnology

Dr Peer Schenk, Prof David Cahill

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2014: $2,500
  • 2013: $5,000
  • 2012: $3,750
  • 2011: $2,500

Nanoassembling agrochemicals - a new paradigm in delivery for enviro-friendly crop treatment

Dr Benjamin Boyd, Dr Bimbil Graham, Dr Yao Dong, Mr Phillip Hay, Prof David Cahill

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $30,000
  • 2015: $30,000
  • 2014: $30,000

Bio-nanotechnology applications to improve plant productivity and ecosystems services.

Prof Tes Toop, Prof Andrew Parratt, Prof David Cahill

DIISR/AISRF Grant - AISRF/India-Australian Strategic Research Fund - Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research

  • 2014: $56,280

Other Public Sector Funding

PhD Scholarship - Investigation of Plasmodiophora brassicae (clubroot) in vegetable brassica using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system

Prof David Cahill, Dr Arati Agarwal

  • 2007: $13,523
  • 2006: $18,983

Monitoring the control and spread of Phytophthora cinnamomi in the fire affected areas of Brisbane Ranges National Park

Prof David Cahill, Dr Jim Rookes

  • 2008: $4,000
  • 2007: $4,132

Defining plant resistance against Phytophthora cinnamomi and application of resistance for revegetation

Prof David Cahill

  • 2009: $4,129
  • 2008: $85,631
  • 2007: $85,631
  • 2006: $164,183

Biochemistry of Brassica defence against soilborne and airborne pathogens

Prof David Cahill, Dr Caroline Donald, Dr David Lovelock

  • 2010: $25,000
  • 2009: $25,000
  • 2008: $25,000

Impact of monochloramine on lettuce growth and development

Prof David Cahill

  • 2010: $26,202

Analysis of Phytophthora cinnamoni decontamination procedures in the Brisbane Ranges National Park

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2012: $10,000
  • 2011: $10,000

PhD Project for Madhura Shettigar - Biotransformation of lignin

Prof David Cahill, Ms Madhura Shettigar

  • 2015: $96,000

RNAi transgenesis to control traits in the chicken - CSIRO Top-Up Scholarship for Arjun Challagulla

Prof David Cahill, Mr Arjun Challagulla

  • 2015: $3,500
  • 2014: $7,000
  • 2013: $7,000

The use of Next Generation Sequencing and Climate Modelling to Determine the Impacts of Phytophthora cinnamomi Under Future Climate Scenarios

Prof David Cahill

  • 2013: $5,950

Katherine Birrer CSIRO Scholarship - Low wax Australian cotton - reducing the scouring requirements of cotton fabric

Prof David Cahill, Ms Katherine Birrer

  • 2016: $30,000
  • 2015: $30,000
  • 2014: $30,000

Evaluation of Phytophthora cinnamomi at the Eumeralla Mountain Bike Park, Anglesea, Victoria

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2017: $3,900

Industry and Other Funding

Nanostructured liquid crystal particles as Next Generation agricultural bioactive delivery systems

Dr Benjamin Boyd, Prof David Cahill, Dr Ian Larson, Mr Phillip Hay

  • 2012: $9,000
  • 2011: $15,000
  • 2010: $8,000

Nufarm Contract Testing Agreements

Prof David Cahill, Dr Jim Rookes

  • 2011: $13,520
  • 2010: $23,980

Deakin-Phenoxy NG Screen 2

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2011: $6,335

Deakin-Star - 2,4-D and Deakin Star - MCPA Screen 2011

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2011: $30,840

Deakin - Flurox NG Prescreen 2011

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2011: $4,160

Deakin Tebcaps & Bromngxscreen 2011 and Flurox NG Screen 2012

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2012: $23,800

NUF-TEBCAPS-NOV2012

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2013: $11,540

Project Star Leaf Screen 2012

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2013: $6,950
  • 2012: $6,950

Phytophthora soil testing for the Warby Ovens National Park

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2012: $3,500

Piclorum Range Finding Experiment

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2014: $5,960

Sampling and analysis of the presence of Phytophthora cinnamomi at Cape Sir William Grant Wind Farm

Dr Jim Rookes, Prof David Cahill

  • 2015: $6,670

Screen Tea Tree Oil (TTO) as fungicide, testing 3 'products'

Prof David Cahill

  • 2015: $5,720

Seasol activation of plant defence in Arabidopsis - pilot study

Prof David Cahill

  • 2016: $10,000

Other Funding Sources

Field-emission gun transmission electron microscope for the research in nanomaterials, metal alloys and biological sciences

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Matthew Barnett, Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof Xungai Wang, Dr Takuya Tsuzuki, Dr Cui'E Wen, Dr Alexey Glushenkov, Prof Lingxue Kong, Prof Charles Sorrell, Dr Yuebin Zhang, Prof Vicki Chen, Dr Dominic Phelan, Prof Ken Walder, Dr Germanas Peleckis, A/Prof Simon Moulton, Prof John Beynon, Dr Xiaolin Wang, Prof David Cahill, Dr Pavel Cizek, Prof Neil Barnett, A/Prof Nicole Stanford, Prof Qipeng Guo

  • 2011: $230,000

Morphological and molecular diagnostics of seed borne pathogens of rice

Prof David Cahill

  • 2015: $6,525

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Md Tohidul Islam

Thesis entitled: Interactions of Phytophthora cinnamomi with Model and Native Plant Species

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2013

David Lovelock

Thesis entitled: Salicylic acid and its role in defence against Plasmodiophora brassicae

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2011

Jane Alisa Allardyce

Thesis entitled: Defence Mechanisms of a Resistant Monocot Model to Phytophthora Cinnamomi

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2010

Melissa Kowalski

Thesis entitled: A Genomic Approach for Improved Detection of Annual Ryegrass Toxicity

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Tiffany Gunning

Thesis entitled: Profiling Secondary Metabolites of Plant Roots Inoculated with Phytophthora cinnamomi

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2009

Arati Agarwal

Thesis entitled: Interactions of Plasmodiophora with Arabidopsis Thaliana

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Joanna Elizabeth Petkowski

Thesis entitled: Biology and Control of White Blister Rust in Brassicaceae Vegetables

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2006

Michael Lovelace

Thesis entitled: Steroid Metabolism in Cultured Mammalian Astrocytes

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2004

Peter Geoffrey Mohr

Thesis entitled: Abscisic Acid Regulation of Plant Defence Responses during Pathogen Attack

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

James Rookes

Thesis entitled: Cellular and Molecular Components of Plant Defence against Pathogens

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2003

Maryani Maryani

Thesis entitled: Characterisation and Physiological Functions of Plant Natriuretic Peptides

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2002

Rosalie Daniel

Thesis entitled: Aspects of the Interaction between Xanthorrhoea australis and Phytophthora cinnamomi

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Michael John Aberton

Thesis entitled: The use of Phosphite as a Control for Phytophthora cinnamomi

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Executive Supervisor
2017

Noura Masseh Ellya Kka

Thesis entitled: Plant Ascorbate Influence on Cell Division, Growth and Seed Production of Arabidopsis thaliana

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Dequan Sun

Thesis entitled: Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as a Biomolecule Delivery System in Plants

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2016

Arjun Challagulla

Thesis entitled: Precision Engineering of the Chicken Genome for Disease Control

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2015

Leena Johny

Thesis entitled: Induction and quantification of secondary metabolites in mycorrhized root cultures

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Shivani Srivastava

Thesis entitled: Mycorrhizal elicitation of secondary metabolities in hairy roots of Ocimum basilicum

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Pavani Nadiminti

Thesis entitled: Nanostructured liquid crystalline particles as next generation agrochemical delivery vehicles

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Sharl Mintoff

Thesis entitled: RESPONSES OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA TO UV-C RADIATION AND HYALOPERONOSPORA ARABIDOPSIDIS

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2017

Yuanyuan Guo

Thesis entitled: Development of Novel High Performance Protein Materials as Bioadhesives

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Rita Choudhary

Thesis entitled: Integration of biologicals and value added nano-materials in seed treatment: Aiming for sustainable agriculture

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), Institute for Frontier Materials

Shilpi Vajpai

Thesis entitled: Characterisation of chromium interactions with Aspergillus flavus

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2015

Zhifeng Yi

Thesis entitled: Functionalised Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Smart Agrochemical Delivery System

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2014

Taiwo Olusesan Akanbi

Thesis entitled: Characterization and Lipase concentration of omega-3 rich oils

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Feng An

Thesis entitled: Role of aquaporins and phloem-turgor-pressure in Hevea yield: mechanism of Ethrel stimulation

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), Institute for Frontier Materials

2012

Dean Phillips

Thesis entitled: Phytophthora's Missing Link: An Alternate Phospholipase C, with Antibiotic Potential

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Kathleen McLachlan

Thesis entitled: Development of Combinatorial RNAi Transgenes Targeting Influenza Virus

Master of Science (Biology & Chemistry), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Geoffrey McDermott

Thesis entitled: Determination of Antioxidants using Chemiluminescence Detection

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2008

Kylie Annett

Thesis entitled: Impacts of Phytophthora cinnamoni on fauna and ecosystem functions

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Ellen Mitchell

Thesis entitled: Influence of Disturbance on Threatened Fauna and Associated Habitat, Victoria

Master of Science (Ecology & Environment), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Heather Anderson

Thesis entitled: Molecular Responses to UV-Induced DNA Damage in Plants

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2006

Tamsyn Mary Crowley

Thesis entitled: Molecular Characterisation of Cyclaneusma Minus: Fungal Pathogen of Pinus Radiata

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2001

Paula Stiles

Thesis entitled: Development and Evaluation of an ELISA for the Detection of 3D Antibodies of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus

Master of Science (Biology & Chemistry), School of Life and Environmental Sciences