Dr Michael Lovelace

Honorary Associate
Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical SciencesResearch Fellow, Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology

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Associations

2013 – present Member, Australian Society for Stem Cell research (ASSCR)
2012 – present Member, International Society for Stem Cell research (ISSCR)
2012 – present Honorary University of Sydney Department of Anatomy Research Fellow
2011 – 2012 Member, Society for Neuroscience
2003 – 2006 Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship awarded
2003 – Present Australian Neuroscience Society
2001 – 2008 Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1997 – Present Golden Key National International Honour Society
1997– 1999 Awarded the Alexander Rushall Memorial Scholarship, awarded to high achieving tertiary students

Awards and honours

2013– Finalist in the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research “Small Objects, Big Impact” Image Competition. Images selected for public exhibition at Questacon, National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra

2013 – First prize in the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Science to Art Prize

2013– Joint 3rd Prize Winner, Centenary Institute Scientific Image Award

2013 – Top 10 Finalist and highly commended award, Australia Museum New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography

2012– Top 20 Finalist (2 images) and 9th prize winner, Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Micrograph of the Year competition

2012– Top 5 Finalist, Centenary Institute Scientific Image Award

2011– Highly commended award in the Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Molecular Probes Image Prize

2011– Highly commended award in the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Science to Art Prize

2010Awarded 2nd prize in the Bosch Institute Advanced Microscopy Facility Micrograph of the Year competition

2010Awarded 2nd prize in the Mater Medical Research Institute Stem Cell Symposium poster competition

2010Awarded the Charles D Kelman Postdoctoral Scholar Award (International Retinal Research Foundation, USA)

2009Awarded the Dintenfass Memorial Plaque for most interesting or innovative Rebecca Cooper Medical Research Foundation research grant proposal

Selected grants

2014

  • La Vision BioTec Ultramicroscope; Murphy C, Braet F, Byrne M, Chan-Ling T, Fraser S, Goldsbury C, Halliday G, Hambly B, Johnstone D, Keay K, Lovelace M, Lyons G, Mason R, Overall R, Owens T, Richardson D, Stone J, Weiss A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2013

  • Leica PowerMosaic plus microsope upgrade for flexible, high-resolution slide scanning; Gamble J, McCaughan G, Feng C, Fazekas B, Weninger W, Shackel N, Bertolino P, Lovelace M, Saunders B, Armati P, Pollard J, Pai S, Arnold J, Triccas J, Goldsbury C, Bailey C, Mrass P, Rasko J, Biro M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Wide field super-resolution microscopy with ground state depletion - Exploring nanoscopic life in chronic diseases; Braet F, Weiss A, King N, Dos Remedios C, Traini D, Graeber M, Murphy C, Grau G, Soon L, Newsome T, Goldsbury C, Lovelace M, Gorrell M, Pollock C; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

2012

  • An investigation of purinergic nucleotides in directing the differentiation of human neural precursor cell populations: application to cell therapy for Parkinsons disease.; Chan-Ling T, Lovelace M; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.

2010

  • Elucidating the role of astrocytes in glaucoma; Chan-Ling T, Lovelace M; International Retinal Research Foundation/Charles D Kelman Postdoctoral Scholar.
  • A live cell imaging-based investigation of novel physiological functions of neural stem cells; Chan-Ling T, Lovelace M; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lovelace, M., Yap, M., Yip, J., Muller, W., Wijburg, O., Jackson, D. (2013). Absence of Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule 1, PECAM-1/CD31, In Vivo Increases Resistance to Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Mice. Infection and Immunity, 81(6), 1952-1963. [More Information]
  • Werry, E., Liu, G., Lovelace, M., Nagarajah, R., Bennett, M. (2012). Glutamate potentiates lipopolysaccharide-stimulated interleukin-10 release from neonatal rat spinal cord astrocytes. Neuroscience, 207, 12-24. [More Information]
  • Werry, E., Liu, G., Lovelace, M., Nagarajah, R., Hickie, I., Bennett, M. (2011). Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Interleukin-10 Release From Neonatal Spinal Cord Microglia is Potentiated by Glutamate. Neuroscience, 175, 93-103. [More Information]
  • Lovelace, M., Cahill, D. (2007). A rapid cell counting method utilising acridine orange as a novel discriminating marker for both cultured astrocytes and microglia. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 165, 223-229. [More Information]
  • Lovelace, M., Watson, T., Stephenson, G. (2003). Steroid 21-hydroxylase expression in cultured rat astrocytes. Brain Research Bulletin, 61, 609-615. [More Information]

2013

  • Lovelace, M., Yap, M., Yip, J., Muller, W., Wijburg, O., Jackson, D. (2013). Absence of Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule 1, PECAM-1/CD31, In Vivo Increases Resistance to Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Mice. Infection and Immunity, 81(6), 1952-1963. [More Information]

2012

  • Werry, E., Liu, G., Lovelace, M., Nagarajah, R., Bennett, M. (2012). Glutamate potentiates lipopolysaccharide-stimulated interleukin-10 release from neonatal rat spinal cord astrocytes. Neuroscience, 207, 12-24. [More Information]

2011

  • Werry, E., Liu, G., Lovelace, M., Nagarajah, R., Hickie, I., Bennett, M. (2011). Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Interleukin-10 Release From Neonatal Spinal Cord Microglia is Potentiated by Glutamate. Neuroscience, 175, 93-103. [More Information]

2007

  • Lovelace, M., Cahill, D. (2007). A rapid cell counting method utilising acridine orange as a novel discriminating marker for both cultured astrocytes and microglia. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 165, 223-229. [More Information]

2003

  • Lovelace, M., Watson, T., Stephenson, G. (2003). Steroid 21-hydroxylase expression in cultured rat astrocytes. Brain Research Bulletin, 61, 609-615. [More Information]

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