- Role: Research Support StaffGroup: Microbiota and Systems Biology
Tamblyn Thomason is a research assistant in the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory within the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases. Tamblyn completed her honours in molecular genetics at Monash University with A/Prof Sureshkumar Balasubramanian investigating epigenetic mechanisms underlying triplet repeat expansions.
In 2018, Tamblyn joined the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory. She is involved in a number of projects ranging from characterising the Australian microbiome to gastrointestinal bacterial transmission.
Eimer H, Sureshkumar S, Singh Yadav A, Kraupner-Taylor C, Bandaranayake C, Seleznev A, Thomason T, Fletcher S, Gordon S, Carroll B, Balasubramanian S (2018) RNA-Dependent Epigenetic Silencing Directs Transcriptional Downregulation Caused by Intronic Repeat Expansions. Cell 174: 1095-1105