Faculty of Health

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Rod Snow

Position Deputy Head of School
Email rod.snow@deakin.edu.au
Area School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Phone +61 3 92517315
Campus Melbourne Burwood Campus


Role and profile
Professor Rod Snow is Professor of Exercise Physiology in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and Deputy Head of School. His major role is to provide academic leadership for staff in the School particularly those in Exercise and Sport Science. Professor Snow is a member of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) and is a co-leader of the Muscle Health research group within CPAN.


Teaching responsibilities
Lecturer in undergraduate units including HBS109, HSE303, HSE201, HSE304 and HSE208. Co-supervisor of three PhD and one honours student.


Research interests
Major research interest is understanding how skeletal muscle regulates creatine content in health and disease


Awards and prizes
2003 Professional Achievement Award for Research, School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University of Technology.


Memberships
Sports Medicine Australia


Service to the University, discipline or community
2011 Chair of Academic Programs Committee of Deakin University
2010-11 Deputy Head of School
2007-09 Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN)



Conferences
Ireland Z, Castillo-Melendez M, Dickinson H, Russell AP, Snow R, Walker DW. 2011. ‘Maternal dietary creatine supplementation protects the newborn spiny mouse brain from intrapartum hypoxia’. Australian Neuroscience Society, Auckland.

Brown EL, Sepulveda P, Wright CR, Snow R, Russell AP. 2010. ‘PGC-1α and PGC-1β regulate protein synthesis in C2C12 myotubes.’ Australian Physiological Society Meeting Adelaide.

Russell AP, Wright CR, Snow R J, Ward AC. 2009. ‘G-CSF as a potential therapeutic target for skeletal muscle regeneration.’ Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York.

Wallace MA, Sepulveda PV, Snow RJ, Russell AP. 2009. ‘STARS is upregulated following endurance exercise- a PGC-1/MEF2 mediated response? Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York.

Stefanetti RJ, Snow RJ, Russell AP. 2009. ‘The role and regulation of atrogin-1 in human myotubes.’ Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York.

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12th June 2012