Louise O'Keefe

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  • 614 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
1993 …2019
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Louise O’Keefe obtained her PhD studying cytokinesis in Drosophila and was subsequently awarded an NHRMC Peter Doherty Post-Doctoral training Fellowship to develop Drosophila as a genetic system to understand complex human diseases. She currently holds a joint position as Research Fellow in the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Science at the University of Adelaide as well as Research Officer at SAHMRI with a focus on using Drosophila to determine the cellular pathways and processes contributing to late onset neurodegenerative diseases as well as MPS type III childhood dementia.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Adelaide

External positions

University Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

1 Jan 2002 → …

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Research Output 1993 2019

  • 614 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 19 Article
  • 2 Review article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of the Elongation Phase of Protein Synthesis Enhances Translation Accuracy and Modulates Lifespan

Xie, J., de Souza Alves, V., von der Haar, T., O'Keefe, L., Lenchine, R. V., Jensen, K. B., Liu, R., Coldwell, M. J., Wang, X. & Proud, C. G., 4 Feb 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of the white gene in the tephritid pest Bactrocera tryoni

Choo, A., Crisp, P., Saint, R., O'Keefe, L. V. & Baxter, S. W., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 142, 1-2, p. 52-58 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Using Models of Amyloid Toxicity to Study Autophagy in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease

O'Keefe, L. & Denton, D., 2018, In : BioMed Research International. 2018, p. 5195416

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Citations (Scopus)

The Enemy within: Innate Surveillance-Mediated Cell Death, the Common Mechanism of Neurodegenerative Disease

Richards, R. I., Robertson, S. A., O'Keefe, L. V., Fornarino, D., Scott, A., Lardelli, M. & Baune, B. T., 2016, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 10, p. 193

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Tumor Suppressor WWOX Contributes to the Elimination of Tumorigenic Cells in Drosophila melanogaster

O'Keefe, L. V., Lee, C. S., Choo, A. & Richards, R. I., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 8, p. e0136356

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle