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Dr Stella Loke





Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env Sciences


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2007

+61 3 924 45357


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Phenotypic Characterization and Comparative Genomic Analysis of Novel Salmonella Bacteriophages Isolated from a Tropical Rainforest

Prasanna Mutusamy, Kirnpal Banga Singh, Lee Su Yin, Bent Petersen, Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten, Martha Clokie, Stella Loke, Andrew Millard, Sivachandran Parimannan, Heera Rajandas

(2023), Vol. 24, pp. 1-15, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Differences in the gut microbiome across typical ageing and in Parkinson's disease

N Nuzum, E Szymlek-Gay, S Loke, S Dawson, W Teo, A Hendy, A Loughman, H Macpherson

(2023), Vol. 235, Neuropharmacology, C1

journal article

Generation and Characterization of a Zebrafish IL-2Rγc SCID Model

R Sertori, R Jones, F Basheer, L Rivera, S Dawson, S Loke, S Heidary, A Dhillon, C Liongue, A Ward

(2022), Vol. 23, pp. 1-13, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Mitogenome of the extinct Desert 'rat-kangaroo' times the adaptation to aridity in macropodoids

M Westerman, S Loke, M Tan, B Kear

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-10, Scientific Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Complete Genome Sequence of Dickeya chrysanthemi Bacteriophage DchS19

P Mutusamy, S Jothi, Y Kumarasan, S Loke, S Lee, H Rajandas, S Parimannan

(2022), Vol. 11, pp. 1-2, Microbiology Resource Announcements, Washington, D.C., C1

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First Genome of Labyrinthula sp., an Opportunistic Seagrass Pathogen, Reveals Novel Insight into Marine Protist Phylogeny, Ecology and CAZyme Cell-Wall Degradation

M Tan, S Loke, L Croft, F Gleason, L Lange, B Pilgaard, S Trevathan-Tackett

(2021), Vol. 82, pp. 498-511, Microbial Ecology, United States, C1

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Molecular relationships of the red-bellied dasyure (Phascolosorex doriae)-A rare marsupial from western New Guinea

M Westerman, S Loke, M Tan

(2021), Vol. 44, Australian Mammalogy, C1

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Ultrahigh-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Method for Resolving 13C-Enrichment Patterns in a Microalgal Lipidome

S Elahee Doomun, S Nie, S Loke, G Kowalski, P Beech, D Callahan

(2020), Vol. 31, pp. 1763-1772, Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, United States, C1

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Chitinophaga extrema sp. nov., isolated from subsurface soil and leaf litter in a tropical peat swamp forest

Calvin Goh, Li Wong, Sivachandran Parimannan, Heera Rajandas, Stella Loke, Lawrence Croft, Catherine Yule, Pooria Pasbakhsh, Sui Lee, Joash Tan

(2020), Vol. 70, pp. 6355-6363, International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology, London, Eng., C1

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Insights into microbial community structure and diversity in oil palm waste compost

N Khalid, H Rajandas, S Parimannan, L Croft, S Loke, C Chong, N Bruce, A Yahya

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-11, 3 Biotech, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Complete genome sequence of Sphingomonas paucimobilis AIMST S2, a xenobiotic-degrading bacterium

Suganniiya Ravintheran, Sumitra Sivaprakasam, Stella Loke, Su Lee, Ravichandran Manickam, Adibah Yahya, Lawrence Croft, Andrew Millard, Sivachandran Parimannan, Heera Rajandas

(2019), Vol. 6, pp. 1-6, Scientific data, C1

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Cryopreservation methods are effective for long-term storage of Labyrinthula cultures

Stacey Trevathan-Tackett, Sarah Treby, Frank Gleason, Peter Macreadie, Stella Loke

(2018), Vol. 130, pp. 65-70, Diseases of aquatic organisms, Oldendorf, Germany, C1

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A simple method for measuring carbon-13 fatty acid enrichment in the major lipid classes of microalgae using GC-MS

S Doomun, S Loke, S O’Callaghan, D Callahan

(2016), Vol. 6, Metabolites, Switzerland, C1

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Molecular phylogenetic relationships of two extinct potoroid marsupials, Potorous platyops and Caloprymnus campestris (Potoroinae: Marsupialia)

M Westerman, S Loke, M Springer

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 476-485, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Maryland Heights, Mo., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Is eDNA (Environmental DNA) a better way to monitor Australia's wildlife? Gaur

Ms Kendrika Gaur, Prof Don Driscoll, Dr Stella Loke

Parks Victoria Grant - Research CAT2-4

  • 2020: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

Optimising eDNA methods to accelerate non-invasive wildlife survey capacity in India. A case study using threatened amphibians from the Western Ghats

Prof Don Driscoll, Ms Kendrika Gaur, Dr Stella Loke

Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation - RSG UK

  • 2021: $10,607

Student application - Testing the efficiency of Environmental DNA sampling compared with video-trap data: Terrestrial wildlife in the Victorian Mallee.

Prof Don Driscoll, Ms Kendrika Gaur, Dr Stella Loke

ESA - Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - 20 571 098 795

  • 2020: $6,260


Associate Supervisor

Kendrika Gaur

Thesis entitled: Development, Optimisation and Validation of Terrestrial Environmental DNA Techniques

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences


Jessica Silver

Thesis entitled: MicroRNA Expression in Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria

Doctor of Philosophy (Joint, Uni of Copenhagen), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences


Sheik Nadeem Elahee Doomun

Thesis entitled: Analysis of lipid metabolism under nitrogen starvation in microalgae

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences