Systems genetics of muscle metabolism

Project Details

This project is using systems genetics to understand how genetic variants regulate muscle metabolism. This involves integrating large volumes of ‘-omics’ data from population-based studies to understand the mechanisms of metabolic regulation.


Prof David James

Prof Jake Lusis

Prof Karen Reue

Dr Marcus Seldin

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to Honours students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.

Research Publications

Parker, B.L., Calkin, A.C., Seldin, M.M., Keating, M.F., Tarling, E.J., Yang, P., Moody, S.C., Liu, Y., Zerenturk, E.J., Needham, E.J., Miller, M.L., Clifford, B.L., Morand, P., Watt, M.J., Meex, R.C.R., Peng, K.Y., Lee, R., Jayawardana, K., Pan, C., Mellett, N.A., Weir, J.M., Lazarus, R., Lusis, A.J., Meikle, P.J., James, D.E., de Aguiar Vallim T,Q., Drew, B.G. An integrative systems genetic analysis of mammalian lipid metabolism. Nature (2019) Feb 27. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0984-y. PMID: 30814737

Research Group

Parker laboratory: Metabolic Proteomics & Signal Transduction

Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology

School Research Themes

Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Cell Signalling, Systems Biology

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Anatomy and Physiology

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