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Katrina Pirlo

Katrina Pirlo

Positions

  • Research Assistant, APCRC-Q
  • Member, IHBI, QUT

Contact Details

Phone
+617 3138 37264

Qualifications

  • BSc (Biotech) Hons 1A, The University of Newcastle, Australia, 2003
  • BSc (Biotech), The University of Newcastle, Australia 2001

Biography

Katrina worked in both the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, and the Department of Botany at The University of Queensland from 2003-2006. 

In 2006, she moved to the UK where she worked at the Institute of Psychology, Kings College London for 18 months. 

Following this she took up a 3 year role as a Research Assistant at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University London.  Her project focused on viral gene therapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer. 

Ms Pirlo joined the APCRC-Q in May 2014 where she investigates the mechanisms of plasticity in prostate cancer.

Awards and grants

Grants

2012-2014    

National Health  and  Medical Research Council

The role of angiopoietin-1 in the self renewal and metastasis of prostate cancer stem cells

P Ling, J Clements, C Nelson

Research interests

epithelial to mesenchymal transition, prostate cancer, plasticity

Top publications

Upcoming Events

Feb 09, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020 ICONN 2020
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland
Feb 13, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2020
Moscone West Building, San Francisco, USA
Mar 07, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 USANZ 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
International Convention Centre, Sydney, New South Wales
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 EAU Congress 2020
RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mar 25, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 World Science Festival Brisbane
Queensland