Professor Loveland is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow with over 140 peer-reviewed publications. Her laboratory investigates signaling pathways that underpin mammalian testis development and spermatogenesis. She has expertise in activin/ TGF-β superfamily contributions to cellular development, defining downstream targets and delineating phenotype and behavior outcomes of perturbed activin signaling in somatic and spermatogenic cells. Her current work is focused on establishing the downstream targets of activin in mouse and human testicular cells. Other pathways under investigation are: WNT, Hedgehog and Snail-mediated. The lab has also driven a new understanding of how regulated protein nucleocytoplasmic transport determines signaling outcomes in development. An extensive international network of collaborations (Germany, Japan, Denmark, USA) supports her team. She co-leads an International Research Training Group for PhD student training in the Molecular Pathogenesis of Male Reproduction, an exchange between Monash University and Justus-Liebig University in Germany. She is Head of Postgraduate Research for ~300 students at the Monash Health Translational Precinct.
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