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Dr

Neil Young

Nhmrc Career Development Snr Research Fellow
Parasitology
Genomics
Bioinformatics
science & technology
animals
life sciences & biomedicine
parasitology
transcriptome
genome
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Dr

Neil Young

 
Division
Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Genomic And Molecular Research To Understand The Biology Of Parasitic Worms And The Diseases That They Cause
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Dr

Neil Young

 

Doctor Neil D. Young (PhD) is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow, undertaking genomic research on parasitic helminths within the Pathogen Genomics and Genetics Program (PGGP) in The University of Melbourne. He uses a multidisciplinary approach to undertake genomic and molecular research to understand the biology of parasitic worms and the diseases that they cause.

By studying these parasites, he is also focused on better understanding their epidemiology, ecology and evolution as well as importantly, on pathogen control. Since undertaking his post-doctoral training, Dr Young has built a strong record of collaborative research in genomics and transcriptomics to explore the biology of a wide range of socioeconomically important pathogens. Current projects led by Dr Young relate to sequencing the genomes of cancer-causing parasites to understand the molecular biology of these pathogens and disease processes as well as enhancing the annotation and current gene sets using a range of complementary bioinformatic approaches.

Projects

Displaying the 9 most recent projects by Neil Young.

9

Projects

Project Types


7

Research Grant


1

Internal Research Grant


1

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 131 most recent scholarly works by Neil Young.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

Postdoctoral researcher oral presentation award at the Anniversary (50th) Conference of the Australian Society of Parasitology (ASP), Canberra, Austra

Australian Society for Parasitology

2014

CASS Travel Grant

Contributing to Australian Scholarship and Science (CASS)

2009

Endeavour Research Fellowship (Awardee ID number 1511_2010)

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

2009

Rob Lewis medal for excellence in postgraduate research

University of Tasmania

2008

Student oral presentation award at the Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) Conference

Australian Society for Parasitology

2008

Travel Support Scholarship

Aquafin CRC

2008

Mentoring scheme travel support

ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitolog

2007

Student oral presentation award at the University of Tasmania - Research Conference: Sharing Excellence in Research

University of Tasmania

2006

Travel Support Scholarship

Aquafin CRC

2006

ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitology travel support scholarship

ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitology

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Nhmrc Career Development Snr Research Fellow

Veterinary Biosciences

Ordinary Member Of The Society

Genetics Society of AustralAsia

Victorian Representative On The Australian Society For Parasitology Council

Australian Society for Parasitology

Ordinary Member Of The Alliance

Melbourne Bioinformatics Alliance

Ordinary Member Of The Society

International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology

Ordinary Member Of The Society

Australian Society for Parasitology

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Science

James Cook University of North Queensland

Aquatic Resource Management

Central Queensland University