#412589 Overall Influence

Katherine Belov

Australian scientist and geneticist

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Katherine Belov is an Australian geneticist, professor of comparative genomics in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Pro Vice Chancellor of Global Engagement at the University of Sydney. She is head of the Australasian Wildlife Genomics Group and research expert in the area of comparative genomics and immunogenetics, including Tasmanian devils and koalas, two iconic Australian species that are threatened by disease processes. Throughout her career, she has disproved the idea that marsupial immune system is primitive, characterized the South American gray short-tailed opossum's immune genes, participated in the Platypus Genome Project, led research identifying the properties of platypus venom, and identified the cause of the spread of the Tasmanian devil's contagious cancer.

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Schools

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University of Sydney

Australian university founded in 1850

Macquarie University

University in Sydney, New South Wales

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#15121 World Rank
Biology
#137733 World Rank
Business
#147776 World Rank
Computer Science
#236489 World Rank
Literature
#250280 World Rank
Medical
#270712 World Rank
Psychology
#330744 World Rank
Physics
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