Professor Sally Gras

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 3.08
  • Building: Chemical Engineering #1
  • Campus: Parkville

Personal webpage

http://www.bio21.unimelb.edu.au/group-leaders/engineering/sally-gras

Biography

Associate Professor Sally Gras is a Reader in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Melbourne and Director of The ARC Dairy Innovation Hub.

Current Research Activities
- Nano and Biomolecular Engineering
- Nanostructured Materials
- Tailored Biomaterials and Emulsions
- Nano-diagnostics, nano-toxicology, nano-therapeutics
- Fermentation processes and scale-up 

Recent publications

  1. D'Incecco P, Ong L, Gras S, Pellegrino L. A fluorescence in situ staining method for investigating spores and vegetative cells of Clostridia by confocal laser scanning microscopy and structured illuminated microscopy. Micron. Pergamon. 2018, Vol. 110. DOI: 10.1016/j.micron.2018.04.005
  2. Krysiak-Baltyn K, Martin G, Gras S. Computational modeling of bacteriophage production for process optimization. Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press. 2018, Vol. 1693. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7395-8_16
  3. Krysiak-Baltyn K, Martin G, Gras S. Computational modelling of large scale phage production using a two-stage batch process. Pharmaceuticals. MDPI AG. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 2. DOI: 10.3390/ph11020031
  4. D'Incecco P, Ong L, Pellegrino L, Faoro F, Barbiroli A, Gras S. Effect of temperature on the microstructure of fat globules and the immunoglobulin-mediated interactions between fat and bacteria in natural raw milk creaming. Journal of Dairy Science. American Dairy Science Association. 2018, Vol. 101, Issue 4. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2017-13580
  5. Yu L, Zheng Y, Xu J, Qu F, Lin Y, Zou Y, Yang Y, Gras S, Wang C. Site-specific determination of TTR-related functional peptides by using scanning tunneling microscopy. NANO RESEARCH. Tsinghau University Press. 2018, Vol. 11, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-017-1825-7
  6. Ong L, Kentish S, Gras S. Small scale production of cream cheese: A comparison of batch centrifugation and cloth bag methods. INTERNATIONAL DAIRY JOURNAL. Elsevier BV. 2018, Vol. 81. DOI: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2018.01.008
  7. Freidman B, Gras S, Snape I, Stevens G, Mumford K. A bio-reactive barrier sequence for petroleum hydrocarbon capture and degradation in low nutrient environments. INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 116. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.09.025
  8. Nguyen H, Ong L, Hoque A, Kentish S, Williamson N, Ang C, Gras S. A proteomic characterization shows differences in the milk fat globule membrane of buffalo and bovine milk. Food Bioscience. 2017, Vol. 19. DOI: 10.1016/j.fbio.2017.05.004
  9. Raynes JK, Gras S, Carver JA, Gerrard JA. Artificial Nanostructures in Food. Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Science. 2017. Editors: Axelos MAV, Van De Voorde M.
  10. Freidman B, Speirs LBM, Churchill J, Gras S, Tucci J, Snape I, Stevens G, Mumford K. Biofilm communities and biodegradation within permeable reactive barriers at fuel spill sites in Antarctica. INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 125. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.08.008
  11. Van't Hag L, Anandan A, Seabrook SA, Gras S, Drummond CJ, Vrielink A, Conn CE. Direct demonstration of lipid phosphorylation in the lipid bilayer of the biomimetic bicontinuous cubic phase using the confined enzyme lipid A phosphoethanolamine transferase. SOFT MATTER. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2017, Vol. 13, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1039/c6sm02487d
  12. Soodam K, Ong L, Powell IB, Kentish S, Gras S. Effect of elevated temperature on the microstructure of full fat Cheddar cheese during ripening. Food Structure. 2017, Vol. 14. DOI: 10.1016/j.foostr.2017.05.003
  13. Freidman B, Northcott K, Thiel P, Gras S, Snape I, Stevens G, Mumford K. From urban municipalities to polar bioremediation: the characterisation and contribution of biogenic minerals for water treatment. JOURNAL OF WATER AND HEALTH. IWA Publishing. 2017, Vol. 15, Issue 3. DOI: 10.2166/wh.2017.019
  14. Ramdzan YM, Trubetskov MM, Ormsby A, Newcombe E, Sui X, Tobin MJ, Bongiovanni MN, Gras S, Dewson G, Miller JML, Finkbeiner S, Moily N, Niclis J, Parish C, Purcell AW, Baker MJ, Wilce JA, Waris S, Stojanovski D, Bocking T, Ang C, Ascher DB, Reid G, Hatters D. Huntingtin Inclusions Trigger Cellular Quiescence, Deactivate Apoptosis, and Lead to Delayed Necrosis. CELL REPORTS. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 19, Issue 5. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.04.029
  15. Van T'hag L, Gras S, Conn CE, Drummond CJ. Lyotropic liquid crystal engineering moving beyond binary compositional space - ordered nanostructured amphiphile self-assembly materials by design. CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2017, Vol. 46, Issue 10. DOI: 10.1039/c6cs00663a

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