Faculty of Science and Technology
Shane Austin


Shane Austin
Title: Dr.
Department: BCS
Discipline: Biology
Qualifications: B.Sc. (UWI), M.Sc. (McGill), Ph.D. (MUW)
Contact: Email: shane.austin@cavehill.uwi.edu
Direct line: 246 417-4360
Fax: 246 417-4325
Teaching Areas: Biochemistry
Research: Cellular metabolism; mitochondrial homeostasis; mitochondrial cation exchange
Publications: Wilfinger, N., Austin, S., Scheiber-Mojdekhar, B.,  Berger, W., Reimport, S., Paschberger, M., Paur, J., Trondl, R., Keppler, B., Zielinski, C., Nowikovsky, K. (2015), Novel Anticancer Strategy by targeting Iron signalling and BNIP3L-dependent mitophagy. Oncotarget, 7 (2): 1242.

Alleyne, A.T., Austin, S. and Williams, A. (2014). Distribution of CYP17α polymorphism and selected physiochemical factors of uterine leiomyoma in Barbados. Meta Gene 2: 358-365.

Javeshghani, S., Zakikhani, M., Austin, S., Bazile, M., Blouin, M. J., Topisirovic, I., St-Pierre, J., and Pollak, M. N. (2012), Carbon Source and Myc Expression Influence the Antiproliferative Actions of Metformin. Cancer Research 72(23): 4963-4971.

Shane Austin and J. St-Pierre (2012). PGC1α and mitochondrial metabolism – emerging concepts and relevance in ageing and neurodegenerative disorders. Journal of Cell Science 125(21): 4963-4971.

Shane Austin, Eva Klimcakova, Julie St-Pierre (2011), Impact of PGC-1α on the topology and rate of superoxide production by the mitochondrial electron transport chain, Free Radical Biology and Medicine 51(12): 2243-2248.

Winston F. Tinto  Winston F. Tinto , Professor of Organic Chemistry

Leah Garner-O'Neale Leah Garner-O'Neale, Dr.

Jeanese Badenock  Jeanese Badenock , Dr.

Sean McDowell , Professor of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Emma Smith    Emma Smith , Dr.

Avril R Williams, Dr.

Srinivasa Popuri, Dr.

Sergei M. Kulikov , Dr.

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