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  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University

Research interests include:

  • Developmental genetics
  • Dopaminergic neurons
  • Treatment of neurodegenerative disease.


  1. White RB, and Thomas MG. (2012) Moving beyond TH to define dopaminergic neurons for use in cell replacement therapies for Parkinson’s disease. Apr 4. CNS & Neurological Disorders – Drug Targets. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Gnocchi VF, Scharner J, Huang Z, Brady K, Lee JS, White RB, Morgan JE, Sun Y-B, Ellis JA and Zammit PS (2011) Uncoordinated Transcription and Compromised Muscle Function in the Lmna-null Mouse Model of Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy. PLoS ONE 6(2): doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016651
  3. White, R.B. (2011) Looks like a duck, quacks like a duck....still behaves like a Bone Marrow Stromal Cell. Translational Research. 157 (2):53-5.
  4. White, R.B., Bierinx, A.B., Gnocchi, V.F., and Zammit, P.S. (2010) Dynamics of muscle fibre growth during postnatal mouse development. BMC Developmental Biology:10(21). doi:10.1186/1471-213X-10-21
  5. Gnocchi VF, White RB, Ono Y, Ellis, J and Zammit PS (2009). Further Characterisation of the Molecular Signature of Quiescent and Activated Mouse Muscle Satellite Cells. PLoS ONE:4(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005205
  6. Collins, C.A., Gnocchi, V.F., White, R.B., Boldrin, L., Perez-Ruiz, A., Relaix, F., Morgan, J.E., and Zammit, P.S. (2009) Integrated functions of Pax3 and Pax7 in the regulation of proliferation, cell size and myogenic differentiation. PLoS ONE: 4(2): e4475. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004475.
  7. White, R.B., and Ziman, M.R. (2008) Genome-widediscovery of Pax7 target genes during development. Physiological Genomics: 33: 41-49.
  8. Blake, J.A., Thomas, M.G., Thompson, J.A., White, R.B., and Ziman, M.R. (2008) Perplexing Pax: From Puzzle to Paradigm. Developmental Dynamics: 237: 2791-2803.
  9. White, R.B., and Ziman, M.R. (2006) A comparative analysis of shotgun-cloning and tagged-random amplification-cloning of chromatin immunoprecipitation-isolated genome fragments. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications: 346: (2) 479-483.
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