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Biography

I am a research fellow at the Institute of Vector-Borne Disease (IVbD).  I'm currently studying the evolution of arboviruses (dengue, Zika, and chikungunya) for the purposes of monitoring viral resistance in the context of mosquito-control strategies implemented by the World Mosquito Program (WMP).

I have previously worked at the Australian Animal Health Laboratories (AAHL), CSIRO and the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin where my research has focussed on highly pathogenic avian influenza, seasonal influenza, Henipaviruses, and Ebola viruses. I am particularly interested in virus-host interactions and the mechanisms underpinning asymptomatic infections in reservoir hosts.

Research interests

- Viral pathogenesis & evolution

- Virus and reservoir-host interactions

- Molecular virology

- Building better bioinformatics pipelines to discover viral variants

- RNA viruses, mainly Influenza, Henipaviruses, Filoviruses & Flaviviruses

 

Education/Academic qualification

Microbiology , PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 6 Dec 2014

External positions

Honorary appointment, University of Melbourne

… → Dec 2019

Research area keywords

  • Virus evolution
  • Flavivirus
  • Reservoir-hosts
  • Virology
  • Dengue
  • Ebola
  • Influenza
  • viral disease
  • Virus culture

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Research Output

Microbiomes in the insectivorous bat species Mops condylurus rapidly converge in captivity

Edenborough, K. M., Mu, A., Mühldorfer, K., Lechner, J., Lander, A., Bokelmann, M., Couacy-Hymann, E., Radonic, A. & Kurth, A., 20 Mar 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 3, 10 p., e0223629.

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Utility of primary cells to examine NPC1 receptor expression in Mops condylurus, a potential Ebola virus reservoir

Bokelmann, M., Edenborough, K., Hetzelt, N., Kreher, P., Lander, A., Nitsche, A., Vogel, U., Feldmann, H., Couacy-Hymann, E. & Kurth, A., 21 Jan 2020, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 20 p., e0007952.

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Dendritic cells generated from Mops condylurus, a likely filovirus reservoir host, are susceptible to and activated by Zaire ebolavirus infection

Edenborough, K. M., Bokelmann, M., Lander, A., Couacy-Hymann, E., Lechner, J., Drechsel, O., Renard, B. Y., Radonić, A., Feldmann, H., Kurth, A. & Prescott, J., 11 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 10, 13 p., 2414.

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Inhibition of influenza A virus by human infant saliva

Gilbertson, B., Edenborough, K., McVernon, J. & Brown, L. E., 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 8, 12 p., 766.

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Coronavirus and paramyxovirus in bats from Northwest Italy

Rizzo, F., Edenborough, K. M., Toffoli, R., Culasso, P., Zoppi, S., Dondo, A., Robetto, S., Rosati, S., Lander, A., Kurth, A., Orusa, R., Bertolotti, L. & Mandola, M. L., 22 Dec 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 1, 11 p., 396.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Activities

  • 6 Contribution to conference

International Symposium on Filoviruses

Kat Edenborough (Organiser)

13 Sep 2017

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International Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2017

Kat Edenborough (Organiser)

12 Oct 2017

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GI-CoRE Young Researchers Seminar for the Control of Zoonoses

Kat Edenborough (Organiser)

21 Apr 2015

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Negative strand virus meeting

Kat Edenborough (Organiser)

15 Jul 2015

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Options for the Control of Influenza

Kat Edenborough (Organiser)

3 May 2013

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