Dr Dharani Mahesh Sontam

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Distinctions/Honours

The John Funder prize for best PhD student research publication - 2017

Student leadership award, 2015, The Liggins Institute

Recipient - International student undergraduate scholarship, University of Canterbury.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Sontam, D. M., Vickers, M. H., Firth, E. C., & O'Sullivan JM (2017). A memory of early life physical activity is retained in bone marrow of male rats fed a high-fat diet. Frontiers in Physiology, 8.10.3389/fphys.2017.00476
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elwyn Firth, Mark Vickers, Justin O'Sullivan
  • Sontam, D. M. (2017). Early life high-fat diet and voluntary physical activity affect body composition, bone phenotype and gene expression in the male rat The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/35534
  • Sontam, D. M., Firth, E. C., Tsai, P., Vickers, M. H., & O'Sullivan JM (2015). Different exercise modalities have distinct effects on the integrin-linked kinase (ILK) and Ca2+ signaling pathways in the male rat bone. Physiological Reports, 3 (10).10.14814/phy2.12568
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Vickers, Elwyn Firth, Justin O'Sullivan, Peter Tsai
  • Sontam, D. M., Firth, E. C., Tsai, P., Vickers, M. H., & O'Sullivan JM (12/7/2015). Different exercise modalities have distinct effects on the transcriptome profile in the rat femoral diaphysis. Poster presented at Cell Symposia: Exercise Metabolism, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Justin O'Sullivan, Elwyn Firth, Mark Vickers
  • Sontam, D., Vickers, M., O'Sullivan J, Watson, M., & Firth, E. (2015). Different short-term mild exercise modalities lead to differential effects on body composition in healthy prepubertal male rats. BioMed Research International, 2015.10.1155/2015/404201
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Vickers, Elwyn Firth, Justin O'Sullivan, Maureen Watson
  • O'Sullivan JM, Sontam, D. M., Grierson, R., & Jones, B. (2009). Repeated elements coordinate the spatial organization of the yeast genome. Yeast, 26 (2), 125-138. 10.1002/YEA.1657
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Justin O'Sullivan, Beatrix Jones
  • Jourdain, I., Sontam, D., Johnson, C., Dillies, C., & Hyams, J. S. (2008). Dynamin-dependent biogenesis, cell cycle regulation and mitochondrial association of peroxisomes in fission yeast. Traffic (Copenhagen, Denmark), 9 (3), 353-365. 10.1111/j.1600-0854.2007.00685.x

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