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Assoc Prof Eliza Whiteside

Assoc Prof Eliza Whiteside
Name Eliza Whiteside
Position Associate Professor (Biomedical Science)
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Office W538
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2785
Extension 2785
Email
Qualifications BSc JCU , PGCert AcadPrac QUT , PhD QUT
Homepage https://au.linkedin.com/in/eliza-whiteside-86275611
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 111299 )
  • Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 111599 )
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health ( 111701 )

Research interests
Breast cancer biology
Colon cancer biology
Prostate cancer biology
Molecular biomarkers
Cancer survivorship and wellness

Industry affiliations
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Australian Society for Medical Research
Endocrine Society of Australia
Women in Technology
Collaborative Universities Biomedical Education Network
Breast Cancer Network Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Current courses:
BIO3102 Human Pathophysiology (Course Examiner)
BIO3103 Applications in Human Tissue Engineering (CE) - capstone course
BIO3203 Applications in Medical Biotechnology (CE) - capstone course
BIO1204 Introduction to Biomedical Sciences

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Administrative responsibilities
School Coordinator (Learning and Teaching)
HES Faculty Board Member
B Health curriculum re-accreditation leader

Research most recent
1. Bliss E, Whiteside E, 2018. The gut-brain axis, the human gut microbiota and their integration in the development of obesity. Frontiers in Physiology, 9 (Article 900). pp. 1-27
2. Seib C, Whiteside E, Voissey J, Lee K, Alexander K, Humphreys J, Chopin L, Anderson D. Stress, COMT polymorphisms and depressive symptoms in older Australian women: An exploratory study. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, Epub June 2016.
3. Seim I, Jeffery PL, Thomas PB, Walpole CM, Maugham M, Fung JN, Yap PY, O'Keeffe AJ, Lai J, Whiteside EJ, Herington AC, Chopin LK. Multi-species sequence comparison reveals conservation of ghrelin gene-derived splice variants encoding a truncated ghrelin peptide. Endocrine, 2016, 52(3):609-17.


Research most notable
1. Whiteside EJ, Seim I, Pauli J, Walpole C, O’Keeffe AJ, Thomas PB, Carter SL, Josh P, Herington AC, Chopin LK. 2013 Identification of a long non-coding RNA gene, GHSROS (growth hormone secretagogue receptor opposite strand), which stimulates cell migration in non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. International Journal of Oncology, 2013, 43(2):566-574.
2. Whiteside EJ, Boucaut KJ, Teh A, Garcia-Aragon J, Harvey MB, Herington AC. Elevated concentration of TNF-alpha induces trophoblast differentiation in mouse blastocyst outgrowths. Cell and Tissue Research, 2003, 314(2):275-80.
3. Whiteside EJ, Jackson MM, Herington AC, Edwards DR, Harvey MB. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-3 are key regulators of extracellular matrix degradation by mouse embryos. Biology of Reproduction, 2001, 64(5):1331-7.
4. Pantaleon M, Whiteside EJ, Harvey MB, Barnard RT, Waters MJ, Kaye PL. Functional growth hormone (GH) receptors and GH are expressed by preimplantation mouse embryos: a role for GH in early embryogenesis? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 1997, 94(10):5125-30.


Publications in ePrints

Whiteside, Eliza and Piper, Steph and Maxwell, Andrew (2019) Cells and 3D printed bioscaffolds: inter-disciplinary collaborations to engage and inspire students in biomedical science. In: 2019 Biosciences Education Australia Network Forum (BEAN19), 8-10 Dec, 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Thomas, Patrick B. and Seim, Inge and Jeffery, Penny L. and Gahete, Manuel D. and Maugham, Michelle and Crisp, Gabrielle J. and Stacey, Andrew and Shah, Esha T. and Walpole, Carina and Whiteside, Eliza J. and Nelson, Colleen C. and Herington, Adrian C. and Luque, Raul M. and Veedu, Rakesh N. and Chopin, Lisa K. (2019) The long non-coding RNA GHSROS facilitates breast cancer cell migration and orthotopic xenograft tumour growth. International Journal of Oncology, 55 (6). pp. 1223-1236. ISSN 1019-6439

Bliss, Edward S. and Whiteside, Eliza (2018) The gut-brain axis, the human gut microbiota and their integration in the development of obesity. Frontiers in Physiology, 9 (Article 900). pp. 1-27.

Seim, Inge and Jeffrey, Penny L. and Thomas, Patrick B. and Walpole, Carina M. and Maugham, Michelle and Fung, Jenny N. T. and Yap, Pei-Yi and O'Keeffe, Angela and Lai, John and Whiteside, Eliza J. and Herington, Adrian C. and Chopin, Lisa K. (2016) Multi-species sequence comparison reveals conservation of ghrelin gene-derived splice variants encoding a truncated ghrelin peptide. Endocrine, 52 (3). pp. 609-617. ISSN 1355-008X

Seib, Charrlotte and Whiteside, Eliza and Voisey, Joanne and Lee, Kathryn and Alexander, Kimberly and Humphreys, Janice and Chopin, Lisa and Anderson, Debra (2016) Stress, COMT polymorphisms, and depressive symptoms in older Australian women: an exploratory study. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 20 (8). pp. 478-481. ISSN 1945-0265

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 111299 )
  • Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 111599 )
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health ( 111701 )


Research topics