Researcher Profile

Associate Professor Peta Clode

Peta Clode
Peta Clode

Phone: +61 8 6488 8098

Research Expertise:
  • Biological microscopy, particularly advancement of analytical techniques, including EDS X-ray microanalysis, EFTEM, EELS and SIMS
  • Biomineralisation processes
  • Nutrient and ion transport
  • Coral calcification and symbioses
  • Structure–function relationships in biological tissues
  • Marine biology

Teaching

GEOS5507
SCIE5516
SEM & TEM Training Courses (CMCA)
SEM & TEM Bio-sample Preparation Workshops (CMCA)

Qualifications

BSc PhD La Trobe

Current Projects

Effects of dredging on corals & sponges (WAMSI)
Calcification in reef corals
Parasites in Australian wildlife
Nutrient dynamics in the rhizosphere
Ca and P sensitivity in crop and native plants
Salinity tolerance in important crops

Funding Received

DAFF Carbon Farming Futures: Filling the Research Gap, 2013-17: Gleeson et al. Managing biological, physical and chemical constraints to soil carbon storage.

ARC Discovery, 2013-15: Lambers et al. Does calcium toxicity explain the absence of most Proteaceae from calcareous habitats?

ARC LIEF, 2015: Millar et al. High resolution mass spectrometry for metabolomics and proteomics research.

ARC LIEF, 2015: Low et al. A STM/AFM facility for electroactive materials characterisation.

Future Research

Contact me for possible student projects currently available!

Roles, responsibilities and expertise

Expertise:
Various biological systems (plant, animal, microbial)
Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
Electron microscopy
Cell and tissue imaging
Biological microanalysis (EDS element analysis)

Biography

PhD La Trobe 2002 (APA Scholarship)
Lecturer UWA 2003-2007
Senior Lecturer UWA 2007-2015
Associate Professor UWA 2015 - current

ID: 96445

Most frequent journals
  • Coral Reefs

    ISSNs: 0722-4028, 1432-0975

    Springer Verlag

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.62 SJR 1.343 SNIP 1.025

    Journal: ERA2015

  • The Journal of Experimental Biology

    ISSNs: 0022-0949, 1477-9145

    The Company of Biologists Limited

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.62 SJR 1.722 SNIP 1.279

    Journal: ERA2015

  • Parasites and Vectors

    ISSNs: 1756-3305

    BioMed Central

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.23 SJR 1.458 SNIP 1.286

    Journal: ERA2015

  • Microscopy and Microanalysis

    ISSNs: 1083-0375, 1431-9276, 1435-8115

    Cambridge University Press

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.5 SJR 0.307 SNIP 0.28

    Journal: ERA2015

  • Plant Pathology

    ISSNs: 0032-0862, 1365-3059

    Wiley-Blackwell

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.46 SJR 1.066 SNIP 1.348

    Journal: ERA2015

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