Faculty of Health

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Phillip Parker

Position Lecturer
Email phillip.parker@deakin.edu.au
Area School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Phone +61 3 92446728
Campus Melbourne Burwood Campus


Role and profile
Phillip is currently working as a Lecturer within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.


Research interests
Protein expression, trafficking and organisation in disease states; cellular injury and repair in Crohn’s disease.



Awards and prizes
2009 - Shortlisted for national “Fresh Science” Award
2004 - Outstanding piece of published research. Australian Life Scientist Magazine.
2002 - Outstanding presentation (poster). Australian Biophysics Society Annual Conference
2000 - Outstanding Oral Presentation. Faculty Honours Presentation Day. Deakin University


Memberships
Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)


Conferences
Sando L, Pearson R, Gray C, Parker P, Hawken R, Thomson PC, Meadows JRS, Kongsuwan K, Smith S, Tellam RL. Bovine Muc1: a polymorphic gene encoding a highly glycosylated milk mucin that protects epithelial cells from bacterial attachment. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health, Sydney 2008. Invited Talk.

P Parker, N Klonis, A Cowman, L Tilley. Factors affecting the organization of the erythrocyte membrane proteins Band 3 and Glycophorin in red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Poster presented and abstract published in “The twenty-ninth annual Lorne conference on protein structure and function”, 8-12 February 2004.

P Parker, N Klonis, A Cowman, L Tilley. Factors affecting the organization of the erythrocyte membrane proteins Band 3 and Glycophorin in red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Poster presented and abstract published in “Molecular Aspects of Malaria”, Lorne. 1 – 5 Feb 2004.

P Parker, N Klonis, A Cowman, L Tilley. Factors affecting the lateral mobility of the erythrocyte ion channel in blood cells infected with the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Poster presented and abstract published in “The twenty-eighth annual Lorne conference on protein structure and function”, 10-14 February 2003.

L. Tilley, P. Parker, A. Adisa, M. Rug, A.Hibbs, C. Newbold, N. Klonis. Confocal FRAP Studies to Monitor Protein Dynamics in Live Cells. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology and Workshop on Building Complex Structures in Simple Cells, San Francisco, December, 2002. Invited Talk and Poster.

L. Tilley, C. Spycher, H-P. Beck, N. Klonis, P. Parker, N. Kriek, P. Horrocks, D. Ferguson, A. Hibbs, K. Lingelbach and C. Newbold. Trafficking and organisation of haem-binding proteins and cytoadherence mediators in parasitised erythrocytes. “Redox Metabolism in Malaria”, Bellagio Centre, Italy, February 2003. Invited Talk presented by L. Tilley.

Adisa, M. Rug, N. Klonis, P. Parker, N. Kriek, P. Horrocks, D. Ferguson, A. Trafficking of proteins within malaria parasite-infected erythrocytes.
Hibbs, K. Linbgelbach, C. Newbold, A. Cowman and L. Tilley. “Malaria's Challenge: From Infants to Genomics to Vaccines”, Keystone, Colorado, March, 2002. Invited Talk presented by L. Tilley.

P Parker, N Klonis, A Cowman, L Tilley. The Effect of Plasmodium falciparum Invasion on the Lateral Mobility of an Endogenous Red Blood Cell Membrane Protein. Poster presented and abstract published in “The twenty-seventh annual Lorne conference on protein structure and function”, 10-14 February 2002.

P Parker, N Klonis, A Cowman, L Tilley. Organisation of host membrane proteins in Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes: effect of the knob protein, KAHRP.
Poster presented and abstract published in “Australian Society for Biophysics Annual Conference”, Melbourne 2002.

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12th June 2012