Associate Professor Peter Williamson

BSc (Hons) PhD GAICD
Associate Professor of Genomics
Associate Dean Research

B19 - R.M.C. Gunn Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3653
Fax +61 2 9351 2114

Website Veterinary Science Research

Biographical details

Peter joined the Faculty in 2003 as a Principal Research Fellow in Functional Genomics and became Associate Professor, Physiology and Genomics in 2008. He completed two succesful terms as the Faculty's Associate Dean of Research from Jan 2010-Dec 2013. He has made original contributions in the fields of immunobiology and lactation genomics. He is presently Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee - International Milk Genomics Consortium.

His research work has been supported by the NIH (USA), Canine Research Foundation, Australian Companion Animal Health Foundation, National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, NSW Cancer Council, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Australia, the Dairy CRC, Dairy Australia, and others.

Research interests

  • Molecular and genetic basis of canine inherited disorders
  • Comparative genomics of immunity
  • Lactation genomics and reproductive traits in mice
  • Bioactive proteins and peptides

Teaching and supervision

  • Physiology
  • Genomics
  • Animal Biotechnology

Current projects

  • Genomics of maternal performance and neonatal response
  • Physiogenomic control of lactation
  • Properties of milk & multi-functional peptides
  • Canine Biobank Project
  • Pathogenomics of Kelpie Cerebellar Abiotrophy
  • Canine Cancer - Lymphoma pathogenomics
  • Pathogenomics of Canine Atopy
  • Immunity and Immunodeficiency in German Shepherds
  • Canine Stem Cells

International links

United States

(Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030-2600, USA) A study of maternal performance, lactation phenotype and neonatal growth

Selected grants

2014

  • CLARIOstar Multifunctional Microplate Reader for Shared Used at the Open Access, Multi-User Molecular Biology Core Facility; Huang M, Scolyer R, Fraser S, Sahni S, Speranza T, Owens T, Barrs V, Ju Y, Kovacevic Z, Lu Z, Camp A, Slobedman B, Morris B, Oliver B, dos Remedios C, Kalinowski D, Fu D, Lai D, Lovicu F, Allbutt H, Triccas J, Burgess J, Kril J, Dixon K, Rendina L, Byrne M, King N, Groundwater P, Williamson P, Ho P, Dong Q, Bao S, Assinder S, McLennan S, Richardson D, Ammit A, Sharland A, Hardikar A, Hong A, Hambly B, Lee C, Murphy C, Goldsbury C, Johnstone D, Lane D, Hibbs D, Joshua D, Huq F, Halliday G, Sutherland G, Zreiqat H, Lok H, Lyons J, Jansson J, Black J, Zhu L, Sunde M, Day M, Naylor M, Buckland M, Murray M, Shafie N, Lay P, Poronnik P, Codd R, Mason R, Ryan R, Christopherson R, de Graaf S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2013

  • Investigation of an inherited neurodegenerative disorder in Australian Kelpie dogs; Taylor R, Wade C, Williamson P; Australian Companion Animal Health Foundation/Research Support.
  • Robotic High Throughput Western Analysis for the Open Access, Multi-User Sydney Cancer Research Core Facility; Richardson D, Scolyer R, Boyer M, Halliday G, Damian D, Christopherson R, Joshua D, Kench J, Hong A, Murray M, Lee C, Kalinowski D, Naylor M, Lay P, Lyons J, Kovacevic Z, Mason R, Dixon K, Chan-Ling T, Hawkins C, Sunde M, Lovejoy D, Owens T, Rendina L, Jansson J, dos Remedios C, Charles (nee Slaviero) K, Lane D, Witting P, Dong Q, Ammit A, Groundwater P, Assinder S, Bao S, Byrne S, Zhou F, Buckland M, Grewal (, Huq F, Lai D, Codd R, Zhang D, Fu D, de Graaf S, Huang M, Payne R, Slobedman B, Barrs V, Ho P, Williamson P, Murphy C; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

2012

  • Canine cancer: A study of T cell lymphoma in Australian Dogs; Williamson P; Maple Simmons Research In Lymphona/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

2011

  • Generation of clinic ready canine induced pluripotent stem cells for regenerative medicine; Sheehy P, Taylor R, Williamson P; Canine Research foundation/Research Grants.
  • Primary immunodeficiency in Australian German Shepherds; Williamson P; Canine Research foundation/Research Grants.

2010

  • Canine atopic dermatitis - genomic studies in Australian dogs; Williamson P, Vogelnest L; Australian Companion Animal Health Foundation/Research Support.
  • Pathophysiology and molecular basis of an inherited brain disease of dogs, globoid cell leukodystrophy; Williamson P; Margot Roslyn Flood /Bequest.
  • Evaluation of the CRC milk bioactive proteins; Williamson P; Dairy Australia/Research and Development Grants.

2009

  • QTL and QTL Genes Underlying Lactation Performance; Hadsell D, Williamson P; National Institute of Mental Health (USA)/Research Support.
  • The Canine Biobank Project: An integrated genomics resource for the health and well-being of dogs in Australia.; Williamson P, Nicholas F, Beatty J, Canfield P, Taylor R; Canine Research foundation/Research Grants.
  • Characterisation of canine adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells for treatment of diseases and disorders in dogs; Sheehy P, Williamson P, Taylor R; Canine Research foundation/Research Grants.
  • A canine biobank: Applications in cancer and diabetes research; Williamson P; The Sara and Anne Payten Canine Cancer Research Fund/Bequest Research Funding.

2008

  • Dairy protein evaluation tool: analysis of milk proteins and prediction of concentrations; Williamson P; Dairy Australia/Research and Development Grants.
  • Strategies to identify and develop nutraceutical peptides in meat and bone meal to enhance its feed; Muir W, Williamson P; Meat and Livestock Australia Ltd/MLA Livestock Production Research and Development Program.
  • A canine biobank: Applications in cancer and diabetes research; Williamson P; Constance H. Aird Diabetes Bequest/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

2007

  • Project 3.4 Dairy bioactives pipeline; Williamson P; CRC Innovative Dairy Products/CRC Research Income.

2004

  • 1.3a - Detailed Study of Gene Function in Bovine lactation Genes; Minchin D, Sheehy P, Williamson P; CRC Innovative Dairy Products/Research Grants.

2002

  • CRC Dairy / # 4119+5059 - / Project : Detailed study of gene function in Mastitis - Project 1.3b; Williamson P.

2001

  • Parent : CRC Innovative Dairy Products {See # 5059 for hard copy file as no hard file for 4119 exists]; Raadsma H, Williamson P.
  • CRC for Innovative Dairy Products; Jermiin L, Williamson P, Raadsma H, Nicholas F, Khatkar M, Moran C, et a, Thomson P, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, Tammen I, Hobbs M, Sheehy P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sheehy, P., Williamson, P., Sharp, J., Menzies, K., Lefevre, C., Digby, M., Nicholas, K., Wynn, P. (2008). Significance, Origin and Function of Bovine Milk Proteins: The Biological Implications of Manipulation or Modification. In Abby Thompson, Mike Boland, Harjinder Singh (Eds.), Milk Proteins: From Expression to Food, (pp. 81-106). United Kingdom: Academic Press Elsevier.

Journals

  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). AN INTEGRATED GENOMICS APPROACH TO IDENTIFY GENETIC REGIONS ASSOCIATED WITH NEONATAL GROWTH TRAIT IN MICE. Animal Biotechnology, 25, 85-97.
  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). An Intergrated Genomics Approach to Identify Genetic Regions Associated with Neonatal Growth Trait in Mice. Animal Biotechnology, 25, 85-97.
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2013). An intergrative Genomic Analysis of the Superior fecundity Phenotype in QSi5 Mice. Molecular Biotechnology, 53, 217-226. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of gene sets and pathways associated with lactation performance in mice. Physiological Genomics, 45(5), 171. [More Information]
  • Muir, W., Lynch, G., Williamson, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). The oral administration of meat and bone meal-derived protein fractions improved the performance of young broiler chicks. Animal Production Science, 53(5), 369-377. [More Information]
  • Hadsell, D., Wei, J., Olea, W., Hadsell, L., Renwick, A., Thomson, P., Shariflou, M., Williamson, P. (2012). In silico QTL mapping of maternal nurturing ability using the mouse diversity panel. Physiological Genomics, 44(16), 787-798. [More Information]
  • Neville, M., Anderson, S., McManaman, J., Badger, T., Bunik, M., Contractor, N., Crume, T., Dabelea, D., Donovan, S., Forman, N., Williamson, P., et al (2012). Lactation and Neonatal Nutrition: Defining and Refining the Critical Questions. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 17, 167-188.
  • Wei, J., Geale, P., Sheehy, P., Williamson, P. (2012). The Impact of ABCG2 on Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Proliferation. Animal Biotechnology, 23(3), 221-224. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Kondagari, G., Wright, A., Thomson, P., Williamson, P., Taylor, R. (2011). Myelin genes are downregulated in canine fucosidosis. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Basis of Disease, 1812 (11), 1418-1426. [More Information]
  • Kondagari, G., King, B., Thomson, P., Williamson, P., Clements, P., Fuller, M., Hemsley, K., Hopwood, J., Taylor, R. (2011). Treatment of canine fucosidosis by intracisternal enzyme infusion. Experimental Neurology, 230(2), 218-226. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Yee, C., Ramanathan, P., Bendall, L., Williamson, P. (2011). Variation in Immunophenotype of Lactating Mice. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 89, 178-184. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Williamson, P., Horan, D., Taylor, R. (2010). Clinical signs and neuropathologic abnormalities in working Australian Kelpies with globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 237(6), 682-688.
  • Nicholas, F., Wade, C., Williamson, P. (2010). Disorders in pedigree dogs: Assembling the evidence. The Veterinary Journal, 183(1), 8-9. [More Information]
  • Riley, L., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Wynn, P., Williamson, P., Raadsma, H., Sheehy, P. (2010). The influence of extracellular matrix and prolactin on global gene expression profiles of primary bovine mammary epithelial cells in vitro. Animal Genetics, 41(1), 55-63. [More Information]
  • Sheehy, P., Riley, L., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P., Wynn, P. (2009). A Functional Genomics approach to evaluate Candidate Genes located in a QTL interval for Milk production Traits on BTA6. Animal Genetics, 40(4), 492-498. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Williamson, P., Taylor, R. (2009). Krabbe disease in the Australian Working Kelpie. Orbit: University of Sydney Undergraduate Research Journal, 1(1), 57-74.
  • Daly, K., Mailer, S., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Thomson, P., Deane, E., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2009). Molecular analysis of Tammar (Macropus eugenii) mammary epithelial cells stimulated with lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 129(1-2), 36-48. [More Information]
  • Daly, K., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). CD14 and TLR4 are expressed early in Tammar (Macropus eugenii) neonate development. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 211, 1344-1351.
  • Daly, K., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). Characterization and expression of Peroxiredoxin 1 in the neonatal tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 149, 108-119. [More Information]
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). Identification, characterization and expression of Cathelicidin in the pouch young of Tammar Wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 149, 524-533.
  • Riley, L., Williamson, P., Wynn, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). Lactoferrin decreases primary bovine mammary epithelial cell viability and casein expression. Journal of Dairy Research, 75, 135-141.
  • Riley, L., Wynn, P., Williamson, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). The Role of Native Bovine a-lactalbumin in Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Apoptosis and Casein Expression. Journal of Dairy Research, 75, 319-325.
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis identifies pathways associated with enhanced maternal performance in QSi5 mice. BMC Genomics, 9, 1-13.
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Mailer, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2007). Analysis of the expression of immunoglobulins throughout lactation suggests two periods of immune transfer in the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 120(3-4), 187-200.
  • Daly, K., Church, W., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2007). Comparative Modeling of Marsupial MHC Class I Molecules Identifies Structural Polymorphisms Affecting Functional Motifs. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 307A (11), 611-624. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2007). Genomewide Analysis of Secretory Activation in Mouse Models. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 12(4), 305-314. [More Information]
  • Gabutero, E., Moore, C., Mallal, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2007). Interaction between allelic variation in IL12B and CCR5 affects the development of AIDS: IL12B/CCR5 interaction and HIV/AIDS. AIDS, 21(1), 65-69. [More Information]
  • Gala, S., Williamson, P. (2004). E2F1 Promotes Cytokine Mediated Cell Survival Via A Mechanism That Is Separable From Its Cell Cycle Regulatory Effects. Immunological Investigations, 33(2), 173-191.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2004). Hiv Type 1 Nef Increases The Association Of T Cell Receptor (Tcr)-Signaling Molecules With T Cell Rafts And Promotes Activation-Induced Raft Fusion. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 20(5), 547-555.
  • Clegg, A., Williamson, P., Biti, R., Cooper, D., Emery, S., Carr, A., Stewart, G. (2003). Chemokine receptor genotype and response to interleukin-2 therapy in HIV-1-infected individuals. Clinical Immunology, 106(1), 36-40.
  • Gala, S., Schibeci, S., Marreiros, A., Calvo, V., Merida, I., Williamson, P. (2003). Expression of an active p110 catalytic subunit of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase alters the proliferative capacity of interleukin-2 receptor signals. Immunology and Cell Biology, 81(5), 343-349.

Conferences

  • Mazrier, H., Vogelnest, L., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of a clade of dog breeds susceptible to atopic dermatitis with a unique immunophenotypic profile. Genetics Society of AustralAsia Inc Annual Conference Sydney - Genetics in the Harbour City, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Muir, W., Lynch, G., Williamson, P. (2012). Improved Broiler Performance Following the early Administration of Protein Fractions Extracted from Meat and Bone Meal. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Riley, L., Williamson, P., Raadsma, H., Wynn, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). Elf5 Expression In the Bovine Mammary Gland During the Lactation Cycle and its Role in Milk Protein Gene Expression In Vitro. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Arun, S., Sheehy, P., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis of the liver during lactation. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P., et al (2008). Whole genome analyses using high density SNP screens and transcriptome profiling reveal new insights in genetic architecture for all major traits in dairy cattle. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Jayappa, A., Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Katkhar, M., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative And Integrative Genomics Approach For Identification Of Dairy QTL Candidate Genes. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Ramanathan, P., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative Genomics Approach To Identify Lactation Candidate Genes. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative study of the ABC-family transporter, ABCG2, as a lactation associated candidate gene. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Williamson, P. (2007). An integrative genomics program to explore lactating systems, improve herd genetics and develop dairy produce. 4th International Symposium: Milk Genomics and Human Health.
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Mailer, S., Thompson, P., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2007). Immune strategies for neonatal tammar survival. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2007). Interleukin-6 and ABCG2. Selected dairy trait candidates with potential network links. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2007). Transcriptome profiles of leukocytes in lactating dairy cows. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.
  • Ramanathan, P., Gardiner-Garden, M., Martin, I., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2006). A Comparative Analysis Of Gene Expression Profiles During Lactation In CBA And QSi5 Mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2006.
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Williamson, P., Nicholas, F. (2006). A high density genome wide SNP analysis in Australian dairy cattle(Abstract). 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Riley, L., Geale, P., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2006). Analysis of ABCG2 Function in the Mammary Gland. Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting 2006.
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2006). Analysis of ABCG2 in the mammary gland. Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting 2006.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2006). Comparative modelling of marsupial MHC class I molecules. 10th ISDCI (International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology) International Congress.
  • Williamson, P. (2006). Dairy innovation through integrative genomics. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference 2006.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2006). In silico integration of genetic and functional genomic data for selection of lactation candidate genes. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2006.
  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2006). Integrating functional and positional candidates for lactation performance in two inbred mouse strains. 19th Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Conference on Mouse Molecular Genetics.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2006). Out of the pouch - immunobiology of the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. 10th ISDCI (International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology) International Congress.
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2006). The role of ABCG2 in lactation. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2006.
  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Riley, L., Mathews, K., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2005). Analysis of ABCG2, a selected candidate gene associated with dairy traits. Dairy research Foundation Symposium 2005, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Antimicrobial defences in the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2005.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Development of innate immunity in pouch young of the tammar wallaby. Lorne Genomics Conference 2005.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2005). Identification and characterisation of SNP in or around SOCS genes. Dairy research Foundation Symposium 2005, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Immunoactivity in the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2005.
  • Nair, S., Sheehy, P., Hobbs, M., Thomson, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2005). Microarray analysis of gene expression during the lactation cycle of QSi5 mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2005.
  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2004). Development of an RNAi approach to studies of Lactation in a Murine model. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2004.
  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2004). Expression Profiling and Evaluation of Lactation Candidate genes in murine model systems. Horizons in Livestock Sciences Conference-Gene Silencing 2004.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2004). Mastitis resistance and antimicrobial defence in marsupials. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2004.
  • Williamson, P., Schibeci, S., Gala, S., Latif, S., Marreiros, A., Merida, I. (2002). An active form of PI 3-kinase rescues a defective IL-2R by release of c-myc and cell cycle blockade. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Tinning, M., Djordjevic, J., Williamson, P. (2002). Design and production of HLA-DR2 tetramers for detection of encephalitogenic antigen specific CD4+ T-cells. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on cell membrane organisation. Implications for T-cell signalling. 14th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
  • Lee, K., Gala, S., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on interleukin-2 receptor signalling. A model system. 14th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Lee, K., Gala, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on plasma membrane organisation. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). HIV-1 Nef affects clustering of T cell lipid rafts. Implications for T-cell signalling. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2002.
  • Lee, K., Schibeci, S., Djordjevic, J., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Mutation of HIV-1 Nef proline-rich region inhibits T-cell migration. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Djordjevic, J., Tinning, M., Williamson, P. (2001). Expression of HLA-DR2 for investigating the effect of a Val/Gly dimorphism on susceptibility to MS. ComBio 2001: International Conference on Proteomics.
  • Gala, S., Schibeci, S., Marreiros, A., Merida, I., Williamson, P. (2001). Independence and redundancy in interleukin-2 receptor signalling. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2001.
  • Wang, X., Lee, K., Schibeci, S., Djordjevic, J., Williamson, P., Manolios, N. (2001). T-cell antigen receptor transmembrane peptides inhibit early signal transducton events. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2001.

2014

  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). AN INTEGRATED GENOMICS APPROACH TO IDENTIFY GENETIC REGIONS ASSOCIATED WITH NEONATAL GROWTH TRAIT IN MICE. Animal Biotechnology, 25, 85-97.
  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). An Intergrated Genomics Approach to Identify Genetic Regions Associated with Neonatal Growth Trait in Mice. Animal Biotechnology, 25, 85-97.

2013

  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2013). An intergrative Genomic Analysis of the Superior fecundity Phenotype in QSi5 Mice. Molecular Biotechnology, 53, 217-226. [More Information]
  • Mazrier, H., Vogelnest, L., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of a clade of dog breeds susceptible to atopic dermatitis with a unique immunophenotypic profile. Genetics Society of AustralAsia Inc Annual Conference Sydney - Genetics in the Harbour City, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of gene sets and pathways associated with lactation performance in mice. Physiological Genomics, 45(5), 171. [More Information]
  • Muir, W., Lynch, G., Williamson, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). The oral administration of meat and bone meal-derived protein fractions improved the performance of young broiler chicks. Animal Production Science, 53(5), 369-377. [More Information]

2012

  • Muir, W., Lynch, G., Williamson, P. (2012). Improved Broiler Performance Following the early Administration of Protein Fractions Extracted from Meat and Bone Meal. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Hadsell, D., Wei, J., Olea, W., Hadsell, L., Renwick, A., Thomson, P., Shariflou, M., Williamson, P. (2012). In silico QTL mapping of maternal nurturing ability using the mouse diversity panel. Physiological Genomics, 44(16), 787-798. [More Information]
  • Neville, M., Anderson, S., McManaman, J., Badger, T., Bunik, M., Contractor, N., Crume, T., Dabelea, D., Donovan, S., Forman, N., Williamson, P., et al (2012). Lactation and Neonatal Nutrition: Defining and Refining the Critical Questions. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 17, 167-188.
  • Wei, J., Geale, P., Sheehy, P., Williamson, P. (2012). The Impact of ABCG2 on Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Proliferation. Animal Biotechnology, 23(3), 221-224. [More Information]

2011

  • Fletcher, J., Kondagari, G., Wright, A., Thomson, P., Williamson, P., Taylor, R. (2011). Myelin genes are downregulated in canine fucosidosis. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Basis of Disease, 1812 (11), 1418-1426. [More Information]
  • Kondagari, G., King, B., Thomson, P., Williamson, P., Clements, P., Fuller, M., Hemsley, K., Hopwood, J., Taylor, R. (2011). Treatment of canine fucosidosis by intracisternal enzyme infusion. Experimental Neurology, 230(2), 218-226. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Yee, C., Ramanathan, P., Bendall, L., Williamson, P. (2011). Variation in Immunophenotype of Lactating Mice. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 89, 178-184. [More Information]

2010

  • Fletcher, J., Williamson, P., Horan, D., Taylor, R. (2010). Clinical signs and neuropathologic abnormalities in working Australian Kelpies with globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 237(6), 682-688.
  • Nicholas, F., Wade, C., Williamson, P. (2010). Disorders in pedigree dogs: Assembling the evidence. The Veterinary Journal, 183(1), 8-9. [More Information]
  • Riley, L., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Wynn, P., Williamson, P., Raadsma, H., Sheehy, P. (2010). The influence of extracellular matrix and prolactin on global gene expression profiles of primary bovine mammary epithelial cells in vitro. Animal Genetics, 41(1), 55-63. [More Information]

2009

  • Sheehy, P., Riley, L., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P., Wynn, P. (2009). A Functional Genomics approach to evaluate Candidate Genes located in a QTL interval for Milk production Traits on BTA6. Animal Genetics, 40(4), 492-498. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Williamson, P., Taylor, R. (2009). Krabbe disease in the Australian Working Kelpie. Orbit: University of Sydney Undergraduate Research Journal, 1(1), 57-74.
  • Daly, K., Mailer, S., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Thomson, P., Deane, E., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2009). Molecular analysis of Tammar (Macropus eugenii) mammary epithelial cells stimulated with lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 129(1-2), 36-48. [More Information]

2008

  • Daly, K., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). CD14 and TLR4 are expressed early in Tammar (Macropus eugenii) neonate development. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 211, 1344-1351.
  • Daly, K., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). Characterization and expression of Peroxiredoxin 1 in the neonatal tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 149, 108-119. [More Information]
  • Riley, L., Williamson, P., Raadsma, H., Wynn, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). Elf5 Expression In the Bovine Mammary Gland During the Lactation Cycle and its Role in Milk Protein Gene Expression In Vitro. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2008). Identification, characterization and expression of Cathelicidin in the pouch young of Tammar Wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 149, 524-533.
  • Riley, L., Williamson, P., Wynn, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). Lactoferrin decreases primary bovine mammary epithelial cell viability and casein expression. Journal of Dairy Research, 75, 135-141.
  • Sheehy, P., Williamson, P., Sharp, J., Menzies, K., Lefevre, C., Digby, M., Nicholas, K., Wynn, P. (2008). Significance, Origin and Function of Bovine Milk Proteins: The Biological Implications of Manipulation or Modification. In Abby Thompson, Mike Boland, Harjinder Singh (Eds.), Milk Proteins: From Expression to Food, (pp. 81-106). United Kingdom: Academic Press Elsevier.
  • Riley, L., Wynn, P., Williamson, P., Sheehy, P. (2008). The Role of Native Bovine a-lactalbumin in Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Apoptosis and Casein Expression. Journal of Dairy Research, 75, 319-325.
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis identifies pathways associated with enhanced maternal performance in QSi5 mice. BMC Genomics, 9, 1-13.
  • Arun, S., Sheehy, P., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis of the liver during lactation. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P., et al (2008). Whole genome analyses using high density SNP screens and transcriptome profiling reveal new insights in genetic architecture for all major traits in dairy cattle. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.

2007

  • Jayappa, A., Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Katkhar, M., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative And Integrative Genomics Approach For Identification Of Dairy QTL Candidate Genes. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Ramanathan, P., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative Genomics Approach To Identify Lactation Candidate Genes. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2007). A Comparative study of the ABC-family transporter, ABCG2, as a lactation associated candidate gene. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Williamson, P. (2007). An integrative genomics program to explore lactating systems, improve herd genetics and develop dairy produce. 4th International Symposium: Milk Genomics and Human Health.
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Mailer, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2007). Analysis of the expression of immunoglobulins throughout lactation suggests two periods of immune transfer in the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 120(3-4), 187-200.
  • Daly, K., Church, W., Nicholas, K., Williamson, P. (2007). Comparative Modeling of Marsupial MHC Class I Molecules Identifies Structural Polymorphisms Affecting Functional Motifs. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 307A (11), 611-624. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2007). Genomewide Analysis of Secretory Activation in Mouse Models. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 12(4), 305-314. [More Information]
  • Daly, K., Digby, M., Lefevre, C., Mailer, S., Thompson, P., Nicholas, K., Deane, E., Williamson, P. (2007). Immune strategies for neonatal tammar survival. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Gabutero, E., Moore, C., Mallal, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2007). Interaction between allelic variation in IL12B and CCR5 affects the development of AIDS: IL12B/CCR5 interaction and HIV/AIDS. AIDS, 21(1), 65-69. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2007). Interleukin-6 and ABCG2. Selected dairy trait candidates with potential network links. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2007). Transcriptome profiles of leukocytes in lactating dairy cows. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.

2006

  • Ramanathan, P., Gardiner-Garden, M., Martin, I., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2006). A Comparative Analysis Of Gene Expression Profiles During Lactation In CBA And QSi5 Mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2006.
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Williamson, P., Nicholas, F. (2006). A high density genome wide SNP analysis in Australian dairy cattle(Abstract). 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Riley, L., Geale, P., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2006). Analysis of ABCG2 Function in the Mammary Gland. Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting 2006.
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2006). Analysis of ABCG2 in the mammary gland. Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting 2006.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2006). Comparative modelling of marsupial MHC class I molecules. 10th ISDCI (International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology) International Congress.
  • Williamson, P. (2006). Dairy innovation through integrative genomics. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference 2006.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2006). In silico integration of genetic and functional genomic data for selection of lactation candidate genes. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2006.
  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2006). Integrating functional and positional candidates for lactation performance in two inbred mouse strains. 19th Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Conference on Mouse Molecular Genetics.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2006). Out of the pouch - immunobiology of the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. 10th ISDCI (International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology) International Congress.
  • Wei, J., Williamson, P. (2006). The role of ABCG2 in lactation. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2006.

2005

  • Wei, J., Cavanagh, J., Riley, L., Mathews, K., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2005). Analysis of ABCG2, a selected candidate gene associated with dairy traits. Dairy research Foundation Symposium 2005, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Antimicrobial defences in the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2005.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Development of innate immunity in pouch young of the tammar wallaby. Lorne Genomics Conference 2005.
  • Jayappa, A., Williamson, P. (2005). Identification and characterisation of SNP in or around SOCS genes. Dairy research Foundation Symposium 2005, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2005). Immunoactivity in the mammary gland of the tammar wallaby. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2005.
  • Nair, S., Sheehy, P., Hobbs, M., Thomson, P., Wynn, P., Raadsma, H., Williamson, P. (2005). Microarray analysis of gene expression during the lactation cycle of QSi5 mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2005.

2004

  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2004). Development of an RNAi approach to studies of Lactation in a Murine model. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2004.
  • Gala, S., Williamson, P. (2004). E2F1 Promotes Cytokine Mediated Cell Survival Via A Mechanism That Is Separable From Its Cell Cycle Regulatory Effects. Immunological Investigations, 33(2), 173-191.
  • Ramanathan, P., Williamson, P. (2004). Expression Profiling and Evaluation of Lactation Candidate genes in murine model systems. Horizons in Livestock Sciences Conference-Gene Silencing 2004.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2004). Hiv Type 1 Nef Increases The Association Of T Cell Receptor (Tcr)-Signaling Molecules With T Cell Rafts And Promotes Activation-Induced Raft Fusion. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 20(5), 547-555.
  • Daly, K., Williamson, P. (2004). Mastitis resistance and antimicrobial defence in marsupials. CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2004.

2003

  • Clegg, A., Williamson, P., Biti, R., Cooper, D., Emery, S., Carr, A., Stewart, G. (2003). Chemokine receptor genotype and response to interleukin-2 therapy in HIV-1-infected individuals. Clinical Immunology, 106(1), 36-40.
  • Gala, S., Schibeci, S., Marreiros, A., Calvo, V., Merida, I., Williamson, P. (2003). Expression of an active p110 catalytic subunit of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase alters the proliferative capacity of interleukin-2 receptor signals. Immunology and Cell Biology, 81(5), 343-349.

2002

  • Williamson, P., Schibeci, S., Gala, S., Latif, S., Marreiros, A., Merida, I. (2002). An active form of PI 3-kinase rescues a defective IL-2R by release of c-myc and cell cycle blockade. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Tinning, M., Djordjevic, J., Williamson, P. (2002). Design and production of HLA-DR2 tetramers for detection of encephalitogenic antigen specific CD4+ T-cells. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on cell membrane organisation. Implications for T-cell signalling. 14th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
  • Lee, K., Gala, S., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on interleukin-2 receptor signalling. A model system. 14th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Lee, K., Gala, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Effect of HIV-1 Nef on plasma membrane organisation. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.
  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). HIV-1 Nef affects clustering of T cell lipid rafts. Implications for T-cell signalling. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2002.
  • Lee, K., Schibeci, S., Djordjevic, J., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2002). Mutation of HIV-1 Nef proline-rich region inhibits T-cell migration. Third College of Health Sciences Research Conference 2002.

2001

  • Djordjevic, J., Tinning, M., Williamson, P. (2001). Expression of HLA-DR2 for investigating the effect of a Val/Gly dimorphism on susceptibility to MS. ComBio 2001: International Conference on Proteomics.
  • Gala, S., Schibeci, S., Marreiros, A., Merida, I., Williamson, P. (2001). Independence and redundancy in interleukin-2 receptor signalling. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2001.
  • Wang, X., Lee, K., Schibeci, S., Djordjevic, J., Williamson, P., Manolios, N. (2001). T-cell antigen receptor transmembrane peptides inhibit early signal transducton events. ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2001.

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