Dr Astrud Tuck

Dr Astrud Tuck
 Position Biobank Manager / Postdoctoral Research Fellow
 Org Unit Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (R) / Robinson Research Institute
 Email astrud.tuck@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 5284 / +61 8 8133 2134
 Mobile +61 4 9911 0449
 Location Floor/Room 2 ,  Benham Laboratories ,   North Terrace
LMH - Main Building ,   Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science), University of Adelaide, 2004-2006
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences (First Class Honours), University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gyaecology, 2007
    • PhD, University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gyaecology, 2008-2012

  • Awards & Achievements

    • Robinson Research Institute & School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health Travel Award, University of Adelaide, 2014
    • Robinson Research Institute Early Career Researcher Travel Award, University of Adelaide, 2013
    • Y.W. Loke International Travel Award for Early Career Researchers, 2013
    • Finalist: Elsevier New Investigator Best Oral Presentation Award, International Federation of Placenta Associations, Whistler, Canada, 2013
    • Research Centre for Reproductive Health Travel Award, University of Adelaide, 2011
    • Society for Reproductive Biology Student Travel Award, 2011
    • Winner in the Under 34 Competition for Best Abstracts, World Congress of Gynaecological Endocrinology, Florence, Italy, 2010
    • Faculty of Health Sciences Travelling Fellowship, University of Adelaide, 2010
    • Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship, University of Adelaide, 2008-2011
    • Finalist: Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Expo Poster Awards, Unversity of Adelaide, 2008
    • Research Centre for Reproductive Health Honours Scholarship, University of Adelaide, 2007


  • Research Funding

    • Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Early Career Project Grant: "Is childhood allergy susceptibility increased by maternal asthma?" CI: Dr Astrud Tuck, AI: A/Prof Vicki Clifton. 2014


  • Publications

    • Tuck AR, Robker RL, Norman RJ, Tilley WD, Hickey TE. Expression and localisation of c-kit and KITL in the adult human ovary. Journal of Ovarian Research, 26(8);1:31, 2015
    • Tuck AR, Mottershead DG, Fernandes HA, Norman RJ, Tilley WD, Robker RL, Hickey TE. Mouse GDF9 decreases KITL gene expression in human granulosa cells. Endocrine, 48(2):686-95, 2014
    • Saif Z, Hodyl NA, Hobbs E, Tuck AR, Butler MS, Osei-Kumah A, Clifton VL. The human placenta expresses multiple glucocorticoid receptor isoforms that are altered by fetal sex, growth restriction and maternal asthma. Placenta, 35(4):260-8, 2014



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