Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
PhD student (2016-present) in the Early Development Group at the University of Adelaide, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Research topic: The role of haemoglobin in healthy oocyte development.
Interests: Oxygen-regulated gene expression/HIF-induced gene expression, reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide
Megan is a Ph.D student in the Early Development group, Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. Her research topic is the role of haemoglobin in early oocyte development, specifically in oxygen-regulated gene expression, and protection against reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide.
Date Position Institution name 2016 Ph.D Student University of Adelaide
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken English Can peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) 2014 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences)
Year Citation 2019 Lim, M., Brown, H., Kind, K., Breen, J., Anastasi, M., Ritter, L., . . . Dunning, K. (2019). Haemoglobin expression in in vivo murine preimplantation embryos suggests a role in oxygen-regulated gene expression. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 31(4), 724-734.
2019 Lim, M., Brown, H., Kind, K., Thompson, J., & Dunning, K. (2019). Hemoglobin: potential roles in the oocyte and early embryo†. Biology of reproduction, 101(2), 262-270.
Megan is funded by the Adelaide Graduate Centre Post-Graduate Research Scholarship.
- Adelaide Medical School Research Travel Awards 2019
- Robinson Research Institute 2019 Travel Grant
- Centre for Nanoscale and Biophotonics Adelaide Node Travel Support 2019
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