Dr Samantha Biet

NHMRC Early Career Fellow
Publishing as Samantha Solon-Biet
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

D17 - Charles Perkins Centre
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 0430

Website Website
Level 4 East Room 90, D17 - Charles Perkins Centre

Research interests

Nutrition, biology of ageing, healthy ageing, physiology, metabolism

Awards and honours

  • Rank Prize Funds – Dietary Restriction and Ageing (Grasmere, UK) 11-14 Jul 2016

Awarded prize for best oral presentation

  • Australian Society for Medical Research – Campion-Ma-Playoust Memorial Award (Ballarat, Australia) 17-20 Aug 2013

Winner for best contribution for an oral and/or poster presentation to the Annual Scientific Meeting by a student member or a member under thirty years of age at the time of the Meeting

  • 11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing (Brisbane, Australia) 19-20 Nov 2012

Awarded prize for best oral presentation and travel award

  • The University of Sydney – Grand Final, Three Minute Thesis competition (Sydney, Australia) 31 Aug 2013

Finalist (1 of 12 university-wide)

Honours project opportunities

  • Nutritional geometric framework and liver biology

Selected grants

2018

  • A life-course approach to the nutrition-lifespan-reproduction nexus; Raubenheimer D, Solon-Biet S, Walters K, Le Couteur D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • SOAR Fellowship - Biet, Samantha; Solon-Biet S; DVC Research/SOAR Fellowships.

2017

  • Gordon Research Conference: Biology of Aging, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 9-14 July 2017 - Ian Potter Travel grant; Solon-Biet S; Ian Potter Foundation/Travel Support.

2016

  • Is reduced protein intake the key to health and longevity?; Solon-Biet S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wahl, D., Coogan, S., Solon-Biet, S., de Cabo, R., Haran, J., Raubenheimer, D., Cogger, V., Mattson, M., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2017). Cognitive and behavioral evaluation of nutritional interventions in rodent models of brain aging and dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 12, 1419-1428. [More Information]
  • Holmes, A., Chew, Y., Colakoglu, F., Cliff, J., Klaassens, E., Read, M., Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Cogger, V., Ruohonen, K., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2017). Diet-Microbiome Interactions in Health Are Controlled by Intestinal Nitrogen Source Constraints. Cell Metabolism, 25(1), 140-151. [More Information]
  • Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Raubenheimer, D., Solon-Biet, S., Cooney, G., Cogger, V., Fontana, L. (2017). Dietary protein, aging and nutritional geometry. Ageing Research Reviews, 39, 78-86. [More Information]
  • Polak, M., Simmons, L., Benoit, J., Ruohonen, K., Simpson, S., Solon-Biet, S. (2017). Nutritional geometry of paternal effects on embryo mortality. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284(1864), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Faiman, R., Solon-Biet, S., Sullivan, M., Huestis, D., Lehmann, T. (2017). The contribution of dietary restriction to extended longevity in the malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii. Parasites and Vectors, 10(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Cogger, V., Pulpitel, T., Heblinski, M., Wahl, D., McMahon, A., Warren, A., Durrant-Whyte, J., Walters, K., Krycer, J., Ponton, F., Gokarn, R., Wali, J., Conigrave, A., James, D., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S., et al (2016). Defining the Nutritional and Metabolic Context of FGF21 Using the Geometric Framework. Cell Metabolism, 24(4), 555-565. [More Information]
  • Cogger, V., Mohamad, M., Solon-Biet, S., Senior, A., Warren, A., O'Reilly, J., Tung, B., Svistounov, D., McMahon, A., Fraser, R., Raubenheimer, D., Holmes, A., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Dietary Macronutrients and the Aging Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 310(9), H1064-H1070. [More Information]
  • Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Willcox, B., Willcox, D., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2016). New Horizons: Dietary protein, ageing and the Okinawan ratio. Age and Ageing, 45(4), 443-447. [More Information]
  • Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Coogan, S. (2016). Nutritional ecology and the evolution of aging. Experimental Gerontology, 86, 50-61. [More Information]
  • Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Solon-Biet, S., Waern, R., Gokarn, R., Pulpitel, T., de Cabo, R., Mattson, M., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Nutritional strategies to optimise cognitive function in the aging brain. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 80-92. [More Information]
  • Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Solon-Biet, S., Waern, R., Gokarn, R., Pulpitel, T., de Cabo, R., Mattson, M., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Nutritional strategies to optimise cognitive function in the aging brain. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 80-92. [More Information]
  • Hew, J., Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Ruohonen, K., Raubenheimer, D., Ballard, J., Le Couteur, D., Nicholls, C., Li, Z., Maitz, P., Wang, Y., Simpson, S. (2016). The Effects of Dietary Macronutrient Balance on Skin Structure in Aging Male and Female Mice. PloS One, 11(11), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Cogger, V., Mitchell, S., Senior, A., de Cabo, R., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2016). The impact of low-protein high-carbohydrate diets on aging and lifespan. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 73(6), 1237-1252. [More Information]
  • Mohamad, M., Mitchell, S., Wu, L., White, M., Cordwell, S., Mach, J., Solon-Biet, S., Boyer, D., Nines, D., Das, A., Warren, A., Hilmer, S., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Cogger, V., et al (2016). Ultrastructure of the liver microcirculation influences hepatic and systemic insulin activity and provides a mechanism for age-related insulin resistance. Aging Cell, 15(4), 706-715. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Mitchell, S., Coogan, S., Cogger, V., Gokarn, R., McMahon, A., Raubenheimer, D., De Cabo, R., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2015). Dietary Protein to Carbohydrate Ratio and Caloric Restriction: Comparing Metabolic Outcomes in Mice. Cell Reports, 11(10), 1529-1534. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Walters, K., Simanainen, U., McMahon, A., Ruohonen, K., Ballard, J., Raubenheimer, D., Handelsman, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Macronutrient balance, reproductive function, and lifespan in aging mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 112(11), 3481-3486. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Mitchell, S., De Cabo, R., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity. Journal of Endocrinology, 226(1), R17-R28. [More Information]
  • Le Couteur, D., Tay, S., Solon-Biet, S., Bertolino, P., McMahon, A., Cogger, V., Colakoglu, F., Warren, A., Holmes, A., Pichaud, N., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., et al (2015). The influence of macronutrients on splanchnic and hepatic lymphocytes in aging mice. Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 70(12), 1499-1507. [More Information]
  • Cogger, V., Svistounov, D., Warren, A., Zykova, S., Melvin, R., Solon-Biet, S., O'Reilly, J., McMahon, A., Ballard, J., De Cabo, R., Le Couteur, D., et al (2014). Liver Aging and Pseudocapillarization in a Werner Syndrome Mouse Model. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 69(9), 1076-1086. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Ballard, J., Ruohonen, K., Wu, L., Cogger, V., Warren, A., Huang, X., Pichaud, N., Melvin, R., Gokam, R., Khalil, M., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S., et al (2014). The Ratio of Macronutrients, Not Caloric Intake, Dictates Cardiometabolic Health, Aging, and Longevity in Ad Libitum-Fed Mice. Cell Metabolism, 19(3), 418-430. [More Information]
  • Huang, X., Hancock, D., Gosby, A., McMahon, A., Solon-Biet, S., Le Couteur, D., Conigrave, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2013). Effects of dietary protein to carbohydrate balance on energy intake, fat storage and heat production in mice. Obesity, 21(1), 85-92. [More Information]
  • Huang, X., Hancock, D., Gosby, A., McMahon, A., Solon-Biet, S., Le Couteur, D., Conigrave, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2013). Effects of Dietary Protein to Carbohydrate Balance on Energy Intake, Fat Storage,and Heat Production in Mice. Obesity, 21(1), 85-92. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Read, M., Holmes, A., Hartill-Law, M., Solon-Biet, S., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Simulating the Influence of Diet on the Intestinal Microbiome Composition. The 13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015), York, UK: The MIT Press.

2017

  • Wahl, D., Coogan, S., Solon-Biet, S., de Cabo, R., Haran, J., Raubenheimer, D., Cogger, V., Mattson, M., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2017). Cognitive and behavioral evaluation of nutritional interventions in rodent models of brain aging and dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 12, 1419-1428. [More Information]
  • Holmes, A., Chew, Y., Colakoglu, F., Cliff, J., Klaassens, E., Read, M., Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Cogger, V., Ruohonen, K., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2017). Diet-Microbiome Interactions in Health Are Controlled by Intestinal Nitrogen Source Constraints. Cell Metabolism, 25(1), 140-151. [More Information]
  • Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Raubenheimer, D., Solon-Biet, S., Cooney, G., Cogger, V., Fontana, L. (2017). Dietary protein, aging and nutritional geometry. Ageing Research Reviews, 39, 78-86. [More Information]
  • Polak, M., Simmons, L., Benoit, J., Ruohonen, K., Simpson, S., Solon-Biet, S. (2017). Nutritional geometry of paternal effects on embryo mortality. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284(1864), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Faiman, R., Solon-Biet, S., Sullivan, M., Huestis, D., Lehmann, T. (2017). The contribution of dietary restriction to extended longevity in the malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii. Parasites and Vectors, 10(1), 1-13. [More Information]

2016

  • Solon-Biet, S., Cogger, V., Pulpitel, T., Heblinski, M., Wahl, D., McMahon, A., Warren, A., Durrant-Whyte, J., Walters, K., Krycer, J., Ponton, F., Gokarn, R., Wali, J., Conigrave, A., James, D., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S., et al (2016). Defining the Nutritional and Metabolic Context of FGF21 Using the Geometric Framework. Cell Metabolism, 24(4), 555-565. [More Information]
  • Cogger, V., Mohamad, M., Solon-Biet, S., Senior, A., Warren, A., O'Reilly, J., Tung, B., Svistounov, D., McMahon, A., Fraser, R., Raubenheimer, D., Holmes, A., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Dietary Macronutrients and the Aging Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 310(9), H1064-H1070. [More Information]
  • Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Willcox, B., Willcox, D., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2016). New Horizons: Dietary protein, ageing and the Okinawan ratio. Age and Ageing, 45(4), 443-447. [More Information]
  • Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Coogan, S. (2016). Nutritional ecology and the evolution of aging. Experimental Gerontology, 86, 50-61. [More Information]
  • Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Solon-Biet, S., Waern, R., Gokarn, R., Pulpitel, T., de Cabo, R., Mattson, M., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Nutritional strategies to optimise cognitive function in the aging brain. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 80-92. [More Information]
  • Wahl, D., Cogger, V., Solon-Biet, S., Waern, R., Gokarn, R., Pulpitel, T., de Cabo, R., Mattson, M., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2016). Nutritional strategies to optimise cognitive function in the aging brain. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 80-92. [More Information]
  • Hew, J., Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Ruohonen, K., Raubenheimer, D., Ballard, J., Le Couteur, D., Nicholls, C., Li, Z., Maitz, P., Wang, Y., Simpson, S. (2016). The Effects of Dietary Macronutrient Balance on Skin Structure in Aging Male and Female Mice. PloS One, 11(11), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Le Couteur, D., Solon-Biet, S., Cogger, V., Mitchell, S., Senior, A., de Cabo, R., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2016). The impact of low-protein high-carbohydrate diets on aging and lifespan. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 73(6), 1237-1252. [More Information]
  • Mohamad, M., Mitchell, S., Wu, L., White, M., Cordwell, S., Mach, J., Solon-Biet, S., Boyer, D., Nines, D., Das, A., Warren, A., Hilmer, S., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D., Cogger, V., et al (2016). Ultrastructure of the liver microcirculation influences hepatic and systemic insulin activity and provides a mechanism for age-related insulin resistance. Aging Cell, 15(4), 706-715. [More Information]

2015

  • Solon-Biet, S., Mitchell, S., Coogan, S., Cogger, V., Gokarn, R., McMahon, A., Raubenheimer, D., De Cabo, R., Simpson, S., Le Couteur, D. (2015). Dietary Protein to Carbohydrate Ratio and Caloric Restriction: Comparing Metabolic Outcomes in Mice. Cell Reports, 11(10), 1529-1534. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Walters, K., Simanainen, U., McMahon, A., Ruohonen, K., Ballard, J., Raubenheimer, D., Handelsman, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Macronutrient balance, reproductive function, and lifespan in aging mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 112(11), 3481-3486. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., Mitchell, S., De Cabo, R., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity. Journal of Endocrinology, 226(1), R17-R28. [More Information]
  • Read, M., Holmes, A., Hartill-Law, M., Solon-Biet, S., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2015). Simulating the Influence of Diet on the Intestinal Microbiome Composition. The 13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015), York, UK: The MIT Press.
  • Le Couteur, D., Tay, S., Solon-Biet, S., Bertolino, P., McMahon, A., Cogger, V., Colakoglu, F., Warren, A., Holmes, A., Pichaud, N., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., et al (2015). The influence of macronutrients on splanchnic and hepatic lymphocytes in aging mice. Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 70(12), 1499-1507. [More Information]

2014

  • Cogger, V., Svistounov, D., Warren, A., Zykova, S., Melvin, R., Solon-Biet, S., O'Reilly, J., McMahon, A., Ballard, J., De Cabo, R., Le Couteur, D., et al (2014). Liver Aging and Pseudocapillarization in a Werner Syndrome Mouse Model. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 69(9), 1076-1086. [More Information]
  • Solon-Biet, S., McMahon, A., Ballard, J., Ruohonen, K., Wu, L., Cogger, V., Warren, A., Huang, X., Pichaud, N., Melvin, R., Gokam, R., Khalil, M., Raubenheimer, D., Le Couteur, D., Simpson, S., et al (2014). The Ratio of Macronutrients, Not Caloric Intake, Dictates Cardiometabolic Health, Aging, and Longevity in Ad Libitum-Fed Mice. Cell Metabolism, 19(3), 418-430. [More Information]

2013

  • Huang, X., Hancock, D., Gosby, A., McMahon, A., Solon-Biet, S., Le Couteur, D., Conigrave, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2013). Effects of dietary protein to carbohydrate balance on energy intake, fat storage and heat production in mice. Obesity, 21(1), 85-92. [More Information]
  • Huang, X., Hancock, D., Gosby, A., McMahon, A., Solon-Biet, S., Le Couteur, D., Conigrave, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S. (2013). Effects of Dietary Protein to Carbohydrate Balance on Energy Intake, Fat Storage,and Heat Production in Mice. Obesity, 21(1), 85-92. [More Information]

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