Oliver Rackham

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M519), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley


  • 1728 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
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Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry, PhD, University of Otago

Biochemistry, BSc(Hons), University of Otago


  • RNA
  • Synthetic biology
  • Mitochondrial biogenesis

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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2002 2018

  • 1728 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 42 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 2 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Other chapter contribution

A modified yeast three-hybrid system enabling both positive and negative selections

Wallis, C. P., Filipovska, A. & Rackham, O. Jul 2018 In : Biotechnology Letters. 40, 7, p. 1127-1134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Two-Hybrid System Techniques
RNA-Binding Proteins
dextran - saline drug combination
1 Citations

Mice lacking the mitochondrial exonuclease MGME1 accumulate mtDNA deletions without developing progeria

Matic, S., Jiang, M., Nicholls, T. J., Uhler, J. P., Dirksen-Schwanenland, C., Polosa, P. L., Simard, M. L., Li, X., Atanassov, I., Rackham, O., Filipovska, A., Stewart, J. B., Falkenberg, M., Larsson, N. G. & Milenkovic, D. 1 Dec 2018 In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 1202

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Genome

Modular ssDNA binding and inhibition of telomerase activity by designer PPR proteins

Spåhr, H., Chia, T., Lingford, J. P., Siira, S. J., Cohen, S. B., Filipovska, A. & Rackham, O. 7 Jun 2018 In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, p. 2212 2212

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Single-Stranded DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
1 Citations

PTCD1 Is Required for 16S rRNA Maturation Complex Stability and Mitochondrial Ribosome Assembly

Perks, K. L., Rossetti, G., Kuznetsova, I., Hughes, L. A., Ermer, J. A., Ferreira, N., Busch, J. D., Rudler, D. L., Spahr, H., Schöndorf, T., Shearwood, A. M. J., Viola, H. M., Siira, S. J., Hool, L. C., Milenkovic, D., Larsson, N. G., Rackham, O. & Filipovska, A. 3 Apr 2018 In : Cell Reports. 23, 1, p. 127-142 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Organelle Biogenesis
Large Ribosome Subunits
Premature Mortality
2 Citations

Regulation of a minimal transcriptome by repeat domain proteins

Ferreira, N., Rackham, O. & Filipovska, A. Apr 2018 In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 76, p. 132-141

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mitochondrial Genes
RNA Sequence Analysis
Mitochondrial Diseases
Mitochondrial Genome