Emily Wong

Emily Wong

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow - Flicek research group

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0315-2942

Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 494 670 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 494 468

Publications

2013

Identification of natural killer cell receptor genes in the genome of the marsupial Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii).
van der Kraan LE, Wong ES, Lo N, Ujvari B, Belov K.
Immunogenetics Volume 65 (2013) p.25-35
DOI: 10.1007/s00251-012-0643-z

SVM-based prediction of propeptide cleavage sites in spider toxins identifies toxin innovation in an Australian tarantula.
Wong ES, Hardy MC, Wood D, Bailey T, King GF.
PLoS One Volume 8 (2013) p.e66279
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066279

2012

A limited role for gene duplications in the evolution of platypus venom.
Wong ES, Papenfuss AT, Whittington CM, Warren WC, Belov K.
Mol Biol Evol Volume 29 (2012) p.167-177
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msr180

Venom evolution through gene duplications.
Wong ES, Belov K.
Gene Volume 496 (2012) p.1-7
DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2012.01.009

2011

Ancient antimicrobial peptides kill antibiotic-resistant pathogens: Australian mammals provide new options.
Wang J, Wong ES, Whitley JC, Li J, Stringer JM, Short KR, Renfree MB, Belov K, Cocks BG.
PLoS One Volume 6 (2011) p.e24030
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024030

Immunome database for marsupials and monotremes.
Wong ES, Papenfuss AT, Belov K.
BMC Immunol Volume 12 (2011) p.48
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2172-12-48

Genomic Identification of Chemokines and Cytokines in Opossum.
Wong ES, Papenfuss AT, Belov K.
J Interferon Cytokine Res Volume (2011) p.
DOI: 10.1089/jir.2010.0045

Transcriptomic analysis supports similar functional roles for the two thymuses of the tammar wallaby.
Wong ES, Papenfuss AT, Heger A, Hsu AL, Ponting CP, Miller RD, Fenelon JC, Renfree MB, Gibbs RA, Belov K.
BMC Genomics Volume 12 (2011) p.420
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-420

2010

Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus.
Whittington CM, Papenfuss AT, Locke DP, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Abubucker S, Mitreva M, Wong ES, Hsu AL, Kuchel PW, Belov K, Warren WC.
Genome Biol Volume 11 (2010) p.r95
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-r95

2009

Comparative genomics indicates the mammalian CD33rSiglec locus evolved by an ancient large-scale inverse duplication and suggests all Siglecs share a common ancestral region.
Cao H, de Bono B, Belov K, Wong ES, Trowsdale J, Barrow AD.
Immunogenetics Volume 61 (2009) p.401-417
DOI: 10.1007/s00251-009-0372-0

Identification of natural killer cell receptor clusters in the platypus genome reveals an expansion of C-type lectin genes.
Wong ES, Sanderson CE, Deakin JE, Whittington CM, Papenfuss AT, Belov K.
Immunogenetics Volume 61 (2009) p.565-579
DOI: 10.1007/s00251-009-0386-7

MHC-linked and un-linked class I genes in the wallaby.
Siddle HV, Deakin JE, Coggill P, Hart E, Cheng Y, Wong ES, Harrow J, Beck S, Belov K.
BMC Genomics Volume 10 (2009) p.310
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-310

2008

Defensins and the convergent evolution of platypus and reptile venom genes.
Whittington CM, Papenfuss AT, Bansal P, Torres AM, Wong ES, Deakin JE, Graves T, Alsop A, Schatzkamer K, Kremitzki C, Ponting CP, Temple-Smith P, Warren WC, Kuchel PW, Belov K.
Genome Res Volume 18 (2008) p.986-994
DOI: 10.1101/gr.7149808

Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution.
Warren WC, Hillier LW, Marshall Graves JA, Birney E, Ponting CP, Grützner F, Belov K, Miller W, Clarke L, Chinwalla AT, Yang SP, Heger A, Locke DP, Miethke P, Waters PD, Veyrunes F, Fulton L, Fulton B, Graves T, Wallis J, Puente XS, López-Otín C, Ordóñez GR, Eichler EE, Chen L, Cheng Z, Deakin JE, Alsop A, Thompson K, Kirby P, Papenfuss AT, Wakefield MJ, Olender T, Lancet D, Huttley GA, Smit AF, Pask A, Temple-Smith P, Batzer MA, Walker JA, Konkel MK, Harris RS, Whittington CM, Wong ES, Gemmell NJ, Buschiazzo E, Vargas Jentzsch IM, Merkel A, Schmitz J, Zemann A, Churakov G, Kriegs JO, Brosius J, Murchison EP, Sachidanandam R, Smith C, Hannon GJ, Tsend-Ayush E, McMillan D, Attenborough R, Rens W, Ferguson-Smith M, Lefèvre CM, Sharp JA, Nicholas KR, Ray DA, Kube M, Reinhardt R, Pringle TH, Taylor J, Jones RC, Nixon B, Dacheux JL, Niwa H, Sekita Y, Huang X, Stark A, Kheradpour P, Kellis M, Flicek P, Chen Y, Webber C, Hardison R, Nelson J, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Delehaunty K, Markovic C, Minx P, Feng Y, Kremitzki C, Mitreva M, Glasscock J, Wylie T, Wohldmann P, Thiru P, Nhan MN, Pohl CS, Smith SM, Hou S, Nefedov M, de Jong PJ, Renfree MB, Mardis ER, Wilson RK.
Nature Volume 453 (2008) p.175-183
DOI: 10.1038/nature06936

2007

Characterization of the opossum immune genome provides insights into the evolution of the mammalian immune system.
Belov K, Sanderson CE, Deakin JE, Wong ES, Assange D, McColl KA, Gout A, de Bono B, Barrow AD, Speed TP, Trowsdale J, Papenfuss AT.
Genome Res Volume 17 (2007) p.982-991
DOI: 10.1101/gr.6121807