Staff profile - Rod Snow

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Prof Rod Snow

Position: Chair in Exercise Physiology
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517315 +61 3 92517315
Email: rod.snow@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Master of Applied Science, Footscray Institute of Technology, 1989
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Footscray Institute of Technology, 1984
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University of Technology (Aust), 1997


Memberships

Member Sports Medicine Australia

Academic

Teaching Interests

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


Conferences and seminars

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.

Awards

Awards and prizes

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


Research

Research interests

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


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=snowrod


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