Dr Kelvin Khoo

Dr Kelvin Khoo
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

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Dr Kelvin Khoo


Date Position Institution name
2015 Post-doc Fellow Level B University of Adelaide
2011 - 2015 Post-doc Fellow Level A University of Adelaide
2011 - 2011 Lab technician Animal, Food and Health Sciences (CSIRO), Adelaide

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Malay Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review


Date Institution name Country Title
University of Adelaide Australia Ph.D


Year Citation
2015 Wong, S., Shirley, N., Little, A., Khoo, K., Schwerdt, J., Fincher, G. ... Mather, D. (2015). Differential expression of the HvCslF6 gene late in grain development may explain quantitative differences in (1,3;1,4)-β-glucan concentration in barley. Molecular Breeding, 35, 1, 20-1-20-12.
2012 Khoo, K., Able, A. & Able, J. (2012). The isolation and characterisation of the wheat molecular ZIPper I homologue, TaZYP1. BMC Research Notes, 5, 1, 1-13.
2012 Khoo, K., Able, A. & Able, J. (2012). Poor homologous synapsis 1 interacts with chromatin but does not colocalise with ASYnapsis 1 during early meiosis in bread wheat. International Journal of Plant Genomics, 2012, 514398, 1-11.
2012 Khoo, K., Able, A., Chataway, T. & Able, J. (2012). Preliminary characterisation of two early meiotic wheat proteins after identification through 2D gel electrophoresis proteomics. Functional Plant Biology, 39, 3, 222-235.
2008 Khoo, K., Jolly, H. & Able, J. (2008). The RAD51 gene family in bread wheat is highly conserved across eukaryotes, with RAD51A upregulated during early meiosis. Functional Plant Biology, 35, 12, 1267-1277.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2014 Thanh, L. & Khoo, K. (2014). Temperature Switch PCR (TSP): a gel-based molecular marker technique for investigating single nucleotide polymorphisms. In D. Fleury & R. Whitford (Eds.), Crop breeding: methods and protocols (pp. 37-46). Humana Press.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2013 Fox, R., Khoo, K., Gupta, S., Vassos, E., Chalmers, K. & Mather, D. (2013). A Next-Generation Approach to Mappng and Marker Development Applied to Adult-Plant Resistance of Barley Against Powdery Mildew. 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Melbourne.


Student Program Year Supervisory status
Bart Van Gansbeke Ph.D 2015 - current Co-supervisor
Chih-Fang Hu MBiotech (Plant Biotech) 2012 (completed) Primary supervisor


Postdoctoral Fellow
8313 7102
Plant Genomics Centre
Room Number
1 23
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine