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Dr Ben Allardyce

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

ben.allardyce@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72436

Publications

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2021

3D printing of silk microparticle reinforced polycaprolactone scaffolds for tissue engineering applications

Cian Vyas, Jun Zhang, Øystein Øvrebø, Boyang Huang, Iwan Roberts, Mohan Setty, Benjamin Allardyce, Håvard Haugen, Rangam Rajkhowa, Paulo Bartolo

(2021), Vol. 118, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Silk protein paper with in situ synthesized silver nanoparticles

Y Liang, B Tang, A Sharma, D Perera, B Allardyce, S Ghosh, H Schniepp, R Rajkhowa

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 1-10, Macromolecular bioscience, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

3D printing of silk powder by Binder Jetting technique

Jun Zhang, Benjamin Allardyce, Rangam Rajkhowa, Xungai Wang, Xin Liu

(2021), Vol. 38, pp. 1-11, Additive Manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Mechanical, structural and biodegradation characteristics of fibrillated silk fibres and papers

M Uddin, B Allardyce, N Rashida, R Rajkhowa

(2021), Vol. 179, pp. 20-32, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Design and implementation of an organic powder printer

Daniel Whyte, Rangam Rajkhowa, Benjamin Allardyce, Xungai Wang, Abbas Kouzani

(2021), Vol. 23, pp. 1-18, Bioprinting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2020

Preparing Bombyx mori Silk Nanofibers Using a Sustainable and Scalable Approach

M Uddin, W Batchelor, B Allardyce, N Byrne, C Barrow, X Wang, R Rajkhowa

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 1155-1162, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Washington D.C., C1

journal article

Protein Paper from Exfoliated Eri Silk Nanofibers

Yujia Liang, Benjamin Allardyce, Sanjeeb Kalita, Mohammad Uddin, Sajjad Shafei, Dinidu Perera, Rechana Remadevi, Sharon Redmond, Warren Batchelor, Colin Barrow, Rodney Dilley, Hannes Schniepp, Xungai Wang, Rangam Rajkhowa

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1303-1314, Biomacromolecules, Washington, DC., C1

journal article

Enhancing Resistance of Silk Fibroin Material to Enzymatic Degradation by Cross-Linking Both Crystalline and Amorphous Domains

F Valente, B Allardyce, M Hepburn, P Wijesinghe, S Redmond, J Chen, B Kennedy, R Rajkhowa, M Atlas, X Wang, R Dilley

(2020), Vol. 6, pp. 2459-2468, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Using in situ polymerization to increase puncture resistance and induce reversible formability in silk membranes

N Emonson, D Eyckens, B Allardyce, A Hendlmeier, M Stanfield, L Soulsby, F Stojcevski, L Henderson

(2020), Vol. 13, pp. 1-14, Materials, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Tunable biodegradable silk-based memory foams with controlled release of antibiotics

L Chambre, R Parker, B Allardyce, F Valente, R Rajkhowa, R Dilley, X Wang, D Kaplan

(2020), Vol. 3, pp. 2466-2472, ACS applied bio materials, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Improving the tensile properties of wet spun silk fibers using rapid Bayesian algorithm

Ya Yao, Benjamin Allardyce, Rangam Rajkhowa, Dylan Hegh, Alessandra Sutti, Surya Subianto, Sunil Gupta, Santu Rana, S Greenhill, Svetha Venkatesh, Xungai Wang, Joselito Razal

(2020), Vol. 6, pp. 3197-3207, ACS biomaterials science and engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Exfoliating B. mori silk into high aspect ratio nanofibrils facilitated by response surface methodology

Mohammad Uddin, Benjamin Allardyce, D Rubin de Celis Leal, Nolene Byrne, Xungai Wang, Warren Batchelor, Rangam Rajkhowa

(2020), Vol. 164, pp. 2389-2398, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Spinning Regenerated Silk Fibers with Improved Toughness by Plasticizing with Low Molecular Weight Silk

Ya Yao, Benjamin Allardyce, Rangam Rajkhowa, Chengchen Guo, Xuan Mu, Dylan Hegh, Jizhen Zhang, Peter Lynch, Xungai Wang, David Kaplan, Joselito Razal

(2020), pp. 1-12, Biomacromolecules, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article
2019

Silk particles, microfibres and nanofibres: a comparative study of their functions in 3D printing hydrogel scaffolds

J Zhang, B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, S Kalita, R Dilley, X Wang, X Liu

(2019), Vol. 103, pp. 1-10, Materials science and engineering C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A review on the challenges of 3D printing of organic powders

D Whyte, R Rajkhowa, B Allardyce, A Kouzani

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-10, Bioprinting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

cDNA sequences of GHF9 endo-β-1,4-glucanases in terrestrial Crustacea

M Gray, S Linton, B Allardyce

(2018), Vol. 642, pp. 408-422, Gene, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

3D printing of silk particle-reinforced chitosan hydrogel structures and their properties

J Zhang, B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, Y Zhao, R Dilley, S Redmond, X Wang, X Liu

(2018), Vol. 4, pp. 3036-3046, ACS biomaterials science and engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Facile and versatile solid state surface modification of silk fibroin membranes using click chemistry

L Raynal, B Allardyce, X Wang, R Dilley, R Rajkhowa, L Henderson

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 8037-8042, Journal of materials chemistry B, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Glycerol-plasticised silk membranes made using formic acid are ductile, transparent and degradation-resistant

B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, R Dilley, S Redmond, M Atlas, X Wang

(2017), Vol. 80, pp. 165-173, Materials science and engineering: C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

The impact of degumming conditions on the properties of silk films for biomedical applications

B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, R Dilley, M Atlas, J Kaur, X Wang

(2016), Vol. 86, pp. 275-287, Textile research journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Functionality of nano and 3D-microhierarchical TiO₂ particles as coagulants for sericin extraction from the silk degumming wastewater

E Pakdel, J Wang, B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, X Wang

(2016), Vol. 170, pp. 92-101, Separation and purification technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Comparative acoustic performance and mechanical properties of silk membranes for the repair of chronic tympanic membrane perforations

B Allardyce, R Rajkhowa, R Dilley, Z Xie, L Campbell, A Keating, M Atlas, M von Unge, X Wang

(2016), Vol. 64, pp. 65-74, Journal of thev mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2015

A glycosyl hydrolase family 16 gene is responsible for the endogenous production of β-1,3-glucanases within decapod crustaceans

S Linton, M Cameron, M Gray, J Donald, R Saborowski, M von Bergen, J Tomm, B Allardyce

(2015), Vol. 569, pp. 203-217, Gene, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2012

Synergistic interaction of an endo-β-1,4-glucanase and a β-glucohydrolase leads to more efficient hydrolysis of cellulose-like polymers in the gecarcinid land crab, Gecarcoidea natalis

B Allardyce, S Linton

(2012), Vol. 60, pp. 299-302, Australian Journal of Zoology, C1

journal article
2011

Characterisation of cellulose and hemicellulose digestion in land crabs with special reference to Gecarcoidea natalis

B Allardyce, S Linton

(2011), Vol. 59, pp. 380-391, Australian Journal of Zoology, C1-1

journal article
2010

Functional morphology of the gastric mills of carnivorous, omnivorous, and herbivorous land crabs

B Allardyce, S Linton

(2010), Vol. 271, pp. 61-72, Journal of Morphology, C1

journal article

The last piece in the cellulase puzzle: The characterisation of β-glucosidase from the herbivorous gecarcinid land crab Gecarcoidea natalis

B Allardyce, S Linton, R Saborowski

(2010), Vol. 213, pp. 2950-2957, Journal of Experimental Biology, C1

journal article
2009

Food utilisation and digestive ability of aquatic and semi-terrestrial crayfishes, Cherax destructor and Engaeus sericatus (Astacidae, Parastacidae)

S Linton, B Allardyce, W Hagen, P Wencke, R Saborowski

(2009), Vol. 179, pp. 493-507, Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, C1

journal article
2008

Purification and characterisation of endo-β-1,4-glucanase and laminarinase enzymes from the gecarcinid land crab Gecarcoidea natalis and the aquatic crayfish Cherax destructor

B Allardyce, S Linton

(2008), Vol. 211, pp. 2275-2287, Journal of Experimental Biology, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Engineering a silk fibroin based ear drum with optimum acoustic properties

Prof Xungai Wang, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Robert Marano, Prof Marcus Atlas, Dr Ben Allardyce

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2015: $66,906
  • 2014: $118,494
  • 2013: $116,114
  • 2012: $108,120
  • 2011: $51,803

Industry and Other Funding

Engineering a silk fibroin based ear drum with optimum acoustic properties

Prof Xungai Wang, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Robert Marano, Prof Marcus Atlas, Dr Ben Allardyce

  • 2015: $30,040
  • 2014: $12,500
  • 2013: $33,392
  • 2012: $66,858

Antibiotic Joint Implants: Modifying Metal Surface Chemistry to Prevent Infection in Joint Replacements

Prof Luke Henderson, Dr Ben Allardyce, Dr Dan Eyckens, Dr Kathryn Fairfull-Smith

  • 2020: $40,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2021

Ya Yao

Thesis entitled: Wet Spinning of Regenerated Silk Fibres

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Daniel John Whyte

Thesis entitled: Organic Powder Printing: Material Characterisation and 3D Printer Development Volumetric additive manufacturing via projected light and two wavelength polymerisation

Master of Engineering, Institute for Frontier Materials

2019

Jun Zhang

Thesis entitled: Investigation of Silk Particles in 3D Printing of Bio-scaffolds

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials