Reena Ghildyal

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University of Canberra

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Biography

Reena Ghildyal obtained her PhD in Life Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; a premier Indian research university. This was followed by postdoctoral fellowships at the State Department of Agriculture, and Macfarlane Burnet Institute in Melbourne, Australia. 

In 2004 Reena was invited to establish a respiratory virology research group as part of a new Chinese Government initiative within Fudan University, Shanghai. On her return to Australia in 2007, she has continued her association with Fudan University and has been instrumental in establishing several bilateral research collaborations between Chinese and Australian scientists.

Reena moved to University of Canberra in 2010 where she is currently Professor in Microbiology and Director, Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions.

The focus of Reena's research is molecular pathogenesis of respiratory viruses with special reference to asthma exacerbations. Current projects include the validation of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidates in vitro and in vivo; elucidating the role of cytoskeleton in RSV assembly, investigating the role of rhinovirus (HRV) proteases in disease.

Reena collaborates with research groups within Australia (Monash University, University of Queensland) and Internationally (University of South Florida, University of Georgia, Imperial College, Fudan University) and her research is funded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia-China Science Research Fund and Australia-India Science and Technology Research Fund.

Research interests

  • Molecular pathogenesis of respiratory viruses
  • Molecular basis of asthma
  • Respiratory virus assembly

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Research Output

Verdinexor (KPT-335), a Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export, Reduces Respiratory Syncytial Virus Replication In Vitro

Jorquera, P. A., Pickens, J., Williams, C., Luczo, J. M., Tamir, S., Ghildyal, R. & Tripp, R. A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Virology. 93, 4, p. 1-17 17 p., e0168418.

University of Canberra

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  • Nuclear transport in Entamoeba histolytica: knowledge gap and therapeutic potential

    Ghildyal, R., Sep 2018, In : Parasitology. 145, 11, p. 1378 – 1387 10 p.

    University of Canberra

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  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Matrix (M) Protein Interacts with Actin In Vitro and in Cell Culture

    Wei, K-J. & Ghildyal, R., 30 Sep 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 10, p. 1-12 12 p.

    University of Canberra

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  • CRM1 Inhibitors for Antiviral Therapy

    GHILDYAL, R., 28 Jun 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, p. 1-20 20 p., 1171.

    University of Canberra

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  • Nucleocytoplasmic transport of nucleocapsid proteins of enveloped RNA viruses

    GHILDYAL, R., 2 Jun 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, JUN, p. 1-10 10 p.

    University of Canberra

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