Dr Lee Hudek



Associate Research Fellow


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


Centre Regional & Rural Future


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 45434


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Inoculation of Brassica napus L. (canola) with Pseudomonas fluorescens DUS1-27 leads to inhibition of plant growth due to accumulation of hydrogen peroxide

L Hudek, A Enez, W Webster, D Premachandra, L Bru

(2018), Vol. 430, pp. 361-379, Plant and soil, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Reduction in trace element mediated oxidative stress towards cropped plants via beneficial microbes in irrigated cropping systems: a review

A Enez, L Hudek, L Bru

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-13, Applied sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Cyanobacterial catalase activity prevents oxidative stress induced by Pseudomonas fluorescens DUS1-27 from inhibiting Brassica napus L. (canola) growth

Lee Hudek, Aydin Enez, Lambert Bru

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 407-416, Microbes and environments, Ibaraki, Japan, C1

journal article

Selective metal ion homeostasis in cyanobacteria

L Hudek, M Ackland

(2017), pp. 219-232, Prospects and challenges in algal biotechnology, Singapore, Singapore, B1

book chapter

Peroxide reduction by a metal-dependent catalase in Nostoc punctiforme (cyanobacteria)

L Hudek, A Torriero, A Michalczyk, B Neilan, M Ackland, L Bru

(2017), Vol. 101, pp. 3781-3800, Applied microbiology and biotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

The future of phosphorus in our hands

J Shepherd, R Kleemann, J Bahri-Esfahani, L Hudek, L Suriyagoda, E Vandamme, K van Dijk

(2016), Vol. 104, pp. 281-287, Nutrient cycling in agroecosystems, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Role of phosphate transport system component pstB1 in phosphate internalization by Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, D Premachandra, W Webster, L Bru

(2016), Vol. 82, pp. 6344-6356, Applied and environmental microbiology, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Bacterial modes of action for enhancing of plant growth

D Premachandra, L Hudek, L Brau

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, Journal of biotechnology & biomaterials, Los Angeles, Calif., C1

journal article

Characterization of two cation diffusion facilitators NpunF0707 and NpunF1794 in Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, L Pearson, A Michalczyk, L Brau, B Neilan, M Ackland

(2015), Vol. 119, pp. 1357-1370, Journal of applied microbiology, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

The ZntA-like NpunR4017 plays a key role in maintaining homeostatic levels of zinc in Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, L Brau, A Michalczyk, B Neilan, J Meeks, M Ackland

(2015), Vol. 99, pp. 10559-10574, Applied microbiology and biotechnology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Altered expression of two zinc transporters, SLC30A5 and SLC30A6, underlies a mammary gland disorder of reduced zinc secretion into milk

L Kumar, A Michalczyk, J McKay, D Ford, T Kambe, L Hudek, G Varigios, P Taylor, M Ackland

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 487-502, Genes and nutrition, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Comparative analyses of cadmium and zinc uptake correlated with changes in natural resistance-associated macrophage protein (NRAMP) expression in Solanum nigrum L. and Brassica rapa

Y Song, L Hudek, D Freestone, J Puhui, A Michalczyk, Z Senlin, M Ackland

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 653-660, Environmental Chemistry, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article

Zinc homeostasis in cyanobacteria

L Hudek, A Michalczyk, B Neilan, M Ackland

(2013), pp. 245-253, Stress biology of cyanobacteria : molecular mechanisms to cellular responses, Boca Raton, Flo., B1-1

book chapter

Functional characterization of the twin ZIP/SLC39 metal transporters, NpunF3111 and NpunF2202 in Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, L Pearson, A Michalczyk, B Neilan, M Ackland

(2013), Vol. 97, pp. 8649-8662, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, C1

journal article

Molecular and cellular characterisation of the zinc uptake (Znu) system of nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, L Pearson, A Michalczyk, B Neilan, M Ackland

(2013), Vol. 86, pp. 149-171, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, C1

journal article

Physiological metal uptake by Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, S Rai, A Michalczyk, L Rai, B Neilan, M Ackland

(2012), Vol. 25, pp. 893-903, BioMetals, C1

journal article

Bioinformatic and expression analyses of genes mediating zinc homeostasis in Nostoc punctiforme

L Hudek, L Rai, D Freestone, A Michalczyk, M Gibson, Y Song, M Leigh Ackland

(2009), Vol. 75, pp. 784-791, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Formulation of compatible coatings for on-seed delivery of nitrogen-fixing bacterial inoculants

Dr Lee Hudek

DAWE Science and Innovation Awards

  • 2020: $20,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Waste to energy for the City of Warrnambool - Stage 1: Feasibility analysis of waste reduction technologies.

Dr Trevor Thornton, Dr Lee Hudek, Dr Tim Tutt

  • 2019: $30,000
  • 2018: $30,000

Other Funding Sources

Enhancement of phosphate acquisition and delivery to plants using the cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme

Dr Lee Hudek

  • 2014: $2,613


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