John Abramyan joined the lab in Feb 2010 as a postdoctoral scholar. He completed his PhD at University of Queensland in lab of Dr Peter Koopman. He is working on cell wall evolution in early diverging fungi including Chytrid and Zygomycete fungi. He is also exploring role of candidate genes in cell wall growth and maintenance in Neurospora.
- Abramyan J, Wilhelm D, Koopman P.Molecular characterization of the Bidder’s organ in the cane toad (Bufo marinus). J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2010;314(6):503-13.
- Abramyan J, Feng CW, Koopman P. Cloning and expression of candidate sexual development genes in the cane toad (Bufo marinus). Dev Dyn. 2009;238(9):2430-41.
- Abramyan J, Ezaz T, Graves JA, Koopman P. Z and W sex chromosomes in the cane toad (Bufo marinus). Chromosome Res. 2009;17(8):1015-24.
- Abramyan J, Stajich JE. Species-specific Chitin Binding Module 18 (CBM18) expansion in the Amphibian Pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Submitted