Michelle de Silva is the Centre Manager of the Particulate Fluids Processing Centre (PFPC) an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. The PFPC brings together internationally renowned researchers to form one of the world's leading multidisciplinary research centres in interfacial science and engineering.
The research programs within the PFPC pioneer understanding of the interactions at the interfaces between particles and the fluids within which they are dispersed. The PFPC encompasses staff and students from across the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Mathematics and Statistics along with the School of Chemistry and consists of approximately 25 senior academic staff, 45 research staff and 100 postgraduate students.
Michelle has a Bachelor of Science with majors in Genetics and Biochemistry and a PhD in Molecular Genetics. She has more than ten years of experience working as a medical researcher performing experimental research in the areas of gene discovery for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and cell regeneration therapies for hearing loss and heart disease.
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Concise review: The potential of stem cells for auditory neuron generation and replacement
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Molecular characterization of a novel x-linked syndrome involving developmental delay and deafness
Michael S Hildebrand, Michelle G de Silva, Tiong Yang Tan, Elizabeth Rose, Carla Nishimura, Tanya Tolmachova, Joanne M Hulett, Susan M White, Jeremy Silver, Melanie Bahlo, Richard JH Smith, Hans-Henrik M Dahl
Journal article | 2007 | American Journal of Medical Genetics
Testing for association between MeCP2 and the brahma-associated SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complex - Reply
KN Harikrishnan, Sharmistha Pal, Michael Yarski, Emma K Baker, Maggie Z Chow, Michelle G de Silva, Jun Okabe, Li Wang, Peter L Jones, Said Sif, Assam El-Osta
Journal article | 2006 | Nature Genetics
Hydrogel for cell encapsulation in the deafened mammalian cochlea
B NAYAGAM, SS Backhouse, A Coco, M DE SILVA, R SHEPHERD
Conference Proceedings | 2006 | Proceedings of the 7th International Academic Conference of Immunobiology in OtorhinolaryngologyProceedings of Bionics and Regeneration of the Ear
Disruption of a novel member of a sodium/hydrogen exchanger family and DOCK3 is associated with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-like phenotype
MG de Silva, K Elliott, HH Dahl, E Fitzpatrick, S Wilcox, M Delatycki, R Williamson, D Efron, M Lynch, S Forrest
Journal article | 2003 | Journal of Medical Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science
La Trobe University