Buruli ulcer

Dr Tim Stinear

Nationality: Australian

E-mail: tim.stinear@med.monash.edu.au

Present position

  • Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Monash University

Areas of expertise/interest

  • Basic science
  • Genome
  • Pathogenesis
  • Diagnostics

Recent publications

  • Käser M, Gutmann O, Hauser J, Stinear T, Cole S, Yeboah-Manu D, Dernick G, Certa U, Pluschke G. Lack of insertional-deletional polymorphism in a collection of Mycobacterium ulcerans isolates from Ghanaian Buruli ulcer patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Nov;47(11):3640-6. Epub 2009 Sep 2. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Porter JL, Tobias NJ, Hong H, Tuck KL, Jenkin GA, Stinear TP. Transfer, stable maintenance and expression of the mycolactone polyketide megasynthase mls genes in a recombination-impaired Mycobacterium marinum. Microbiology. 2009 Jun;155(Pt 6):1923-33. Epub 2009 Apr 21. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Demangel C, Stinear TP, Cole ST. Buruli ulcer: reductive evolution enhances pathogenicity of Mycobacterium ulcerans. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2009 Jan;7(1):50-60. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Pidot SJ, Hong H, Seemann T, Porter JL, Yip MJ, Men A, Johnson M, Wilson P, Davies JK, Leadlay PF, Stinear TP. Deciphering the genetic basis for polyketide variation among mycobacteria producing mycolactones. BMC Genomics. 2008 Oct 7;9:462. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Lavender CJ, Stinear TP, Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Benbow ME, Wallace JR, Fyfe JA. Evaluation of VNTR typing for the identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in environmental samples from Victoria, Australia. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008 Oct;287(2):250-5. Epub 2008 Aug 27. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Tafelmeyer P, Laurent C, Lenormand P, Rousselle JC, Marsollier L, Reysset G, Zhang R, Sickmann A, Stinear TP, Namane A, Cole ST. Comprehensive proteome analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and quantitative comparison of mycolactone biosynthesis. Proteomics. 2008 Aug;8(15):3124-38. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Hong H, Demangel C, Pidot SJ, Leadlay PF, Stinear T. Mycolactones: immunosuppressive and cytotoxic polyketides produced by aquatic mycobacteria. Nat Prod Rep. 2008 Jun;25(3):447-54. Epub 2008 Apr 17. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Stinear T, Johnson PD. First Isolation of Mycobacterium ulcerans from an Aquatic Environment: The End of a 60-Year Search? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Mar 26;2(3):e216. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Lavender CJ, Wishart E, Stinear TP, Hayman JA, Brown L, Jenkin GA, Fyfe JA. Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;13(11):1653-60. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Rondini S, Käser M, Stinear T, Tessier M, Mangold C, Dernick G, Naegeli M, Portaels F, Certa U, Pluschke G. Ongoing genome reduction in Mycobacterium ulcerans. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Jul;13(7):1008-15. [Abstract/Free full text]