Associate Professor Vanessa   Venturi
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Vanessa Venturi

medicine-health
The Kirby Institute

Research Interests

Current: My research uses computational biology approaches to understand the complexities of the recognition and control of infectious diseases by the immune system. Computational biology is an interdisciplinary field that applies the techniques of computer science, applied mathematics, and statistics to address biological problems. Advances in technology over the past decade enable more in-depth studies of biological systems through the generation of an enormous volume of experimental data. Computational approaches are required to analyse and interpret this vast amount of data and to utilize this data to its full potential to advance our scientific understanding.

Previous (Prior to 2004): Computational models of atomic collisions under various experimental conditions.

 

Professional history

  • NHMRC R.D. Wright Biomedical CDF Level 2 Fellow, Infection Analytics Program, Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia (July 2015-present, part-time). 
  • NHMRC R.D. Wright Biomedical CDF Level 2 Fellow and Head of Computational Biology Group, Centre for Vascular Research, UNSW (2014-June 2015).
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellow and Head of Computational Biology Group, Centre for Vascular Research, UNSW (2009-2013).
  • Research Fellow, Complex Systems in Biology Group, Centre for Vascular Research, UNSW (2005-2009).
  • Casual Lecturer, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, James Cook University (2004).  
  • Guest Researcher, Atomic Physics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland, USA (2001-2003).
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, UK (2000-2001).

 

Education

  • Ph.D. (Theoretical Atomic Physics), James Cook University, Australia (2000).                            
  • Bachelor of Science (Class 1 Honours and University Medal), James Cook University, Australia (1996).
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics and Mathematics Majors), James Cook University, Australia (1994).

 

Postgraduate Research Supervision

  • Hamid Alinejad-Rokny, PhD (Co-supervisor, completed 2017) 
  • Arnold Reynaldi, PhD (Co-supervisor, completed 2017)
  • Hui Yee Greenaway, PhD (Supervisor, completed 2012)
  • Monica Kurniawan, MSc (Supervisor, completed 2012)
  • Timothy Schlub, PhD (Co-supervisor, completed 2010)

 

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member, Australasian Society for Immunology
  • Member, Society for Mathematical Biology
  • Member, Australian Mathematical Society

 

Selected awards and grants

  • National Health and Medical Research Council CDF Level 2 Fellowship (2014-).
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2009-2013).
  • Australian Research Council Project Grants (2007-2009, 2010-2014).
  • National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants (Co-investigator on 2 grants for 2012-2014).
  • National Institutes of Health USA Research Grant (Co-investigator, 2011-2014)
  • Australian Institute of Policy and Science, Young Tall Poppy Science Award, NSW (2010).
  • Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Rising Star Award (2009).
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, 1996-1999. 
  • University Medal, James Cook University, 1996.
  • Science Faculty Student's Association Prize, James Cook University, 1994.

Publication List

Computational Biology Research (research post-February 2005)

# Indicates equal contribution by authors

  • Moriarty RV, Fesser N, Sutton MS, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Schlub T and O'Connor SL. Validation of multiplex PCR sequencing assay of SIV. Virology Journal 18: 21 (2021).
  • Smith CJ#, Venturi V#, Quigley MF#, Turula H, Gostick E, Ladell K, Hill BJ, Himelfarb D, Quinn KM, Greenaway HY, Dang THY, Seder RA, Douek DC, Hill AB, Davenport MP, Price DA and Snyder CM. Stochastic Expansions Maintain the Clonal Stability of CD8(+) T Cell Populations Undergoing Memory Inflation Driven by Murine Cytomegalovirus. Journal of Immunology 204: 112-21 (2020).

  • Law H, Venturi V, Kelleher A and Munier CML. Tfh Cells in Health and Immunity: Potential Targets for Systems Biology Approaches to Vaccination. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21: 8524 (2020).

  • Liu J, Hill BJ, Darko S, Song K, Quigley MF, Asher TE, Morita Y, Greenaway HY, Venturi V, Douek DC, Davenport MP, Price DA and Roederer M. The peripheral differentiation of human natural killer T cells. Immunology and Cell Biology 97: 586-96 (2019).
  • Venturi V and Thomas PG. The expanding role of systems immunology in decoding the T cell receptor repertoire. Current Opinion in Systems Biology 12: 37-45 (2018). (Review article) 
  • Smithey MJ, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Buntzman AS, Vincent BG, Frelinger JA and Nikolich-Zugich J. Lifelong CMV infection improves immune defense in old mice by broadening the mobilized TCR repertoire against third-party infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 115: E6817-E25 (2018).
  • Aliota MT, Dudley DM, Newman CM, Weger-Lucarelli J, Stewart LM, Koenig MR, Breitbach ME, Weiler AM, Semler MR, Barry GL, Zarbock KR, Haj AK, Moriarty RV, Mohns MS, Mohr EL, Venturi V, Schultz-Darken N, Peterson E, Newton W, Schotzko ML, Simmons HA, Mejia A, Hayes JM, Capuano S, Davenport MP, Friedrich TC, Ebel GD, O'Connor SL and O'Connor DH. Molecularly barcoded Zika virus libraries to probe in vivo evolutionary dynamics. PLoS Pathogens 14: e1006964 (2018).
  • Fennessey CM, Pinkevych M, Immonen TT, Reynaldi A, Venturi V, Nadella P, Reid C, Newman L, Lipkey L, Oswald K, Bosche WJ, Trivett MT, Ohlen C, Ott DE, Estes JD, Del Prete GQ, Lifson JD, Davenport MP and Keele BF. Genetically-barcoded SIV facilitates enumeration of rebound variants and estimation of reactivation rates in nonhuman primates following interruption of suppressive antiretroviral therapy. PLoS Pathogens 13: e1006359 (2017).
  • Parsons MS, Lloyd SB, Lee WS, Kristensen AB, Amarasena T, Center RJ, Keele BF, Lifson JD, LaBranche CC, Montefiori D, Wines BD, Hogarth PM, Swiderek KM, Venturi V, Davenport MP and Kent SJ. Partial efficacy of a broadly neutralizing antibody against cell-associated SHIV infection. Science Translational Medicine 9: eaaf1483 (2017).
  • Greene JM, Dash P, Roy S, McMurtrey C, Awad W, Reed JS, Hammond KB, Abdulhaqq S, Wu HL, Burwitz BJ, Roth BF, Morrow DW, Ford JC, Xu G, Bae JY, Crank H, Legasse AW, Dang TH, Greenaway HY, Kurniawan M, Gold MC, Harriff MJ, Lewinsohn DA, Park BS, Axthelm MK, Stanton JJ, Hansen SG, Picker LJ, Venturi V, Hildebrand W, Thomas PG, Lewinsohn DM, Adams EJ and Sacha JB. MR1-restricted mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells respond to mycobacterial vaccination and infection in nonhuman primates. Mucosal Immunology 10: 802-13 (2017).
  • Rizzetto S, Eltahla AA, Lin P, Bull R, Lloyd AR, Ho JWK, Venturi V and Luciani F. Impact of sequencing depth and read length on single cell RNA sequencing data of T cells. Scientific Reports 7: 12781 (2017).
  • Venturi V, Nzingha K, Amos TG, Charles WC, Dekhtiarenko I, Cicin-Sain L, Davenport MP and Rudd BD. The Neonatal CD8+ T Cell Repertoire Rapidly Diversifies during Persistent Viral Infection. Journal of Immunology 196: 1604-16 (2016).
  • Reynaldi A, Smith NL, Schlub TE, Venturi V, Rudd BD and Davenport MP. Modeling the dynamics of neonatal CD8+ T-cell responses. Immunology and Cell Biology 94: 838-48 (2016).
  • Eltahla AA, Rizzetto S, Pirozyan MR, Betz-Stablein BD, Venturi V, Kedzierska K, Lloyd AR, Bull RA and Luciani F. Linking the T cell receptor to the single cell transcriptome in antigen-specific human T cells. Immunology and Cell Biology 94:604-11 (2016).
  • Lloyd SB, Lichtfuss M, Amarasena TH, Alcantara S, De Rose R, Tachedjian G, Alinejad-Rokny H, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Winnall WR and Kent SJ. High fidelity simian immunodeficiency virus reverse transcriptase mutants have impaired replication in vitro and in vivo. Virology 492: 1-10 (2016).
  • Neller MA, Ladell K, McLaren JE, Matthews KK, Gostick E, Pentier JM, Dolton G, Schauenburg AJ, Koning D, Fontaine Costa AI, Watkins TS, Venturi V, Smith C, Khanna R, Miners K, Clement M, Wooldridge L, Cole DK, van Baarle D, Sewell AK, Burrows SR, Price DA and Miles JJ. Naive CD8(+) T-cell precursors display structured TCR repertoires and composite antigen-driven selection dynamics. Immunology and Cell Biology 93: 625-33 (2015).
  • Picarda E, Bezie S, Venturi V, Echasserieau K, Merieau E, Delhumeau A, Renaudin K, Brouard S, Bernardeau K, Anegon I and Guillonneau C. MHC-derived allopeptide activates TCR-biased CD8+ Tregs and suppresses organ rejection. Journal of Clinical Investigation 124: 2497-512 (2014).
  • Hill BJ, Darrah PA, Ende Z, Ambrozak DR, Quinn KM, Darko S, Gostick E, Wooldridge L, van den Berg HA, Venturi V, Larsen M, Davenport MP, Seder RA, Price DA and Douek DC. Epitope specificity delimits the functional capabilities of vaccine-induced CD8 T cell populations. Journal of Immunology 193: 5626-36 (2014).
  • Fergusson JR, Smith KE, Fleming VM, Rajoriya N, Newell EW, Simmons R, Marchi E, Bjorkander S, Kang YH, Swadling L, Kurioka A, Sahgal N, Lockstone H, Baban D, Freeman GJ, Sverremark-Ekstrom E, Davis MM, Davenport MP, Venturi V, Ussher JE, Willberg CB and Klenerman P. CD161 defines a transcriptional and functional phenotype across distinct human T cell lineages. Cell Reports 9: 1075-88 (2014).
  • Schlub TE, Grimm AJ, Smyth RP, Cromer D, Chopra A, Mallal S, Venturi V, Waugh C, Mak J and Davenport MP. Fifteen to twenty percent of HIV substitution mutations are associated with recombination. Journal of Virology 88: 3837-49 (2014).
  • Rudd BD#, Venturi V#, Smith NL, Nzingha K, Goldberg EL, Li G, Nikolich-Zugich J and Davenport MP. Acute neonatal infections ‘lock-in’ a suboptimal CD8+ T cell repertoire with impaired recall responses. PLoS Pathogens 9:e1003572 (2013).
  • Venturi V, Rudd BD and Davenport MP. Specificity, promiscuity, and precursor frequency in immunoreceptors. Current Opinion in Immunology 25: 639-45 (2013). (Review article) 
  • Chaudhry S, Cairo C, Venturi V and Pauza CD. The gammadelta T cell receptor repertoire is reconstituted in HIV patients after prolonged antiretroviral therapy. AIDS 27:1557 (2013).
  • Ladell K, Hashimoto M, Iglesias MC, Wilmann PG, Gostick E, Gras S, Fastenackels S, McLaren J, Venturi V, Arkoub ZA, Agut H, Venet A, Takiguchi M, Rossjohn J, Price DA and Appay V. A molecular basis for the control of pre-immune escape variants by HIV-specific CD8+ T-cells. Immunity 38: 425-36 (2013). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/717991796)
  • Koning D, Costa AI, Hoof I, Miles JJ, Nanlohy NM, Ladell K, Matthews KK, Venturi V, Schellens IM, Borghans JA, Kesmir C, Price DA and van Baarle D. CD8+ TCR Repertoire Formation Is Guided Primarily by the Peptide Component of the Antigenic Complex. Journal of Immunology 190: 931-9 (2013).
  • Greenaway HY, Ng B, Price DA, Douek DC, Davenport MP and Venturi V. NKT and MAIT invariant TCRalpha sequences can be produced efficiently by VJ gene recombination. Immunobiology 218: 213-24 (2013).
  • Kedzierska K, Valkenburg SA, Doherty PC, Davenport MP and Venturi V. Use it or lose it: establishment and persistence of T cell memory. Frontiers in Immunology 3: 357 (2012). (Review article)       
  • Baum PD, Venturi V and Price DA. Wrestling with the repertoire: The promise and perils of next generation sequencing for antigen receptors. European Journal of Immunology 42: 2834-9 (2012). (Commentary article)
  • Smithey MJ, Li G, Venturi V, Davenport MP and Nikolich-Zugich J. Lifelong Persistent Viral Infection Alters the Naive T Cell Pool, Impairing CD8 T Cell Immunity in Late Life. Journal of Immunology 189: 5356-66 (2012).
  • Valkenburg SA, Venturi V, Dang TH, Bird NL, Doherty PC, Turner SJ, Davenport MP and Kedzierska K. Early priming minimizes the age-related immune compromise of CD8 T cell diversity and function. PLoS Pathogens 8: e1002544 (2012). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/13981962)
  • Mendoza D, Royce C, Ruff LE, Ambrozak DR, Quigley MF, Dang T, Venturi V, Price DA, Douek DC, Migueles SA and Connors M. HLA B*5701-positive long-term nonprogressors/elite controllers are not distinguished from progressors by the clonal composition of HIV-specific CD8+ T cells. Journal of Virology 86: 4014-8 (2012). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/13548956)
  • Venturi V, Davenport MP, Swan NG, Doherty PC and Kedzierska K. Consequences of suboptimal priming are apparent for low-avidity T-cell responses. Immunology and Cell Biology 90: 216-23 (2012).
  • Berger CT, Frahm N, Price DA, Mothe B, Ghebremichael M, Hartman KL, Henry LM, Brenchley JM, Ruff LE, Venturi V, Pereyra F, Sidney J, Sette A, Douek DC, Walker BD, Kaufmann DE and Brander C. High-Functional-Avidity Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Responses to HLA-B-Restricted Gag-Derived Epitopes Associated with Relative HIV Control. Journal of Virology 85: 9334-45 (2011).
  • Rudd BD#, Venturi V#, Li G#, Samadder P, Ertelt JM, Way SS, Davenport MP and Nikolich-Zugich J. Nonrandom attrition of the naive CD8+ T-cell pool with aging governed by T-cell receptor:pMHC interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108: 13694-9 (2011).
  • Iglesias MC, Almeida JR, Fastenackels S, van Bockel DJ, Hashimoto M, Venturi V, Gostick E, Urrutia A, Wooldridge L, Clement M, Gras S, Wilmann PG, Autran B, Moris A, Rossjohn J, Davenport MP, Takiguchi M, Brander C, Douek DC, Kelleher AD, Price DA and Appay V. Escape from highly effective public CD8+ T-cell clonotypes by HIV. Blood 118: 2138-49 (2011).
  • Venturi V#, Quigley MF#, Greenaway HY#, Ng PC, Ende ZS, McIntosh T, Asher TE, Almeida JR, Levy S, Price DA, Davenport MP and Douek DC. A Mechanism for TCR Sharing between T Cell Subsets and Individuals Revealed by Pyrosequencing. Journal of Immunology 186: 4285-94 (2011).
  • Burwitz BJ, Ende Z, Sudolcan B, Reynolds MR, Greene JM, Bimber BN, Almeida JR, Kurniawan M, Venturi V, Gostick E, Wiseman RW, Douek DC, Price DA and O'Connor DH. Simian Immunodeficiency Virus SIVmac239{Delta}nef Vaccination Elicits Different Tat28-35SL8-Specific CD8+ T-Cell Clonotypes Compared to a DNA Prime/Adenovirus Type 5 Boost Regimen in Rhesus Macaques. Journal of Virology 85: 3683-9 (2011).
  • Rudd BD#, Venturi V#, Davenport MP and Nikolich-Zugich J. Evolution of the Antigen-Specific CD8+ TCR Repertoire across the Life Span: Evidence for Clonal Homogenization of the Old TCR Repertoire. Journal of Immunology 186: 2056-64 (2011).
  • van Bockel DJ, Price DA, Munier ML, Venturi V, Asher TE, Ladell K, Greenaway HY, Zaunders J, Douek DC, Cooper DA, Davenport MP and Kelleher AD. Persistent survival of prevalent clonotypes within an immunodominant HIV gag-specific CD8+ T cell response. Journal of Immunology 186: 359-71 (2011).
  • Ammaranond P, van Bockel DJ, Petoumenos K, McMurchie M, Finlayson R, Middleton MG, Davenport MP, Venturi V, Suzuki K, Gelgor L, Kaldor JM, Cooper DA and Kelleher AD. HIV immune escape at an immunodominant epitope in HLA-B*27-positive individuals predicts viral load outcome. Journal of Immunology 186: 479-88 (2011).
  • Quigley MF#, Greenaway HY#, Venturi V#, Lindsay R, Quinn KM, Seder RA, Douek DC, Davenport MP and Price DA. Convergent recombination shapes the clonotypic landscape of the naive T-cell repertoire. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107: 19414-9 (2010).
  • Rudd BD#, Venturi V#, Smithey MJ, Way SS, Davenport MP and Nikolich-Zugich J. Diversity of the CD8+ T cell repertoire elicited against an immunodominant epitope does not depend on the context of infection. Journal of Immunology 184: 2958-65 (2010). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/2302999)
  • Miles JJ, Bulek AM, Cole DK, Gostick E, Schauenburg AJ, Dolton G, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Tan MP, Burrows SR, Wooldridge L, Price DA, Rizkallah PJ and Sewell AK. Genetic and structural basis for selection of a ubiquitous T cell receptor deployed in epstein-barr virus infection. PLoS Pathogens 6: e1001198 (2010).
  • Smyth RP, Schlub TE, Grimm A, Venturi V, Chopra A, Mallal S, Davenport MP and Mak J. Reducing chimera formation during PCR amplification to ensure accurate genotyping. Gene 469: 45-51 (2010).
  • Rosario M, Bridgeman A, Quakkelaar ED, Quigley MF, Hill BJ, Knudsen ML, Ammendola V, Ljungberg K, Borthwick N, Im EJ, McMichael AJ, Drijfhout JW, Greenaway HY, Venturi V, Douek DC, Colloca S, Liljestrom P, Nicosia A, Price DA, Melief CJ and Hanke T. Long peptides induce polyfunctional T cells against conserved regions of HIV-1 with superior breadth to single-gene vaccines in macaques. European Journal of Immunology 40: 1973-84 (2010).
  • Rosario M, Hopkins R, Fulkerson J, Borthwick N, Quigley MF, Joseph J, Douek DC, Greenaway HY, Venturi V, Gostick E, Price DA, Both GW, Sadoff JC and Hanke T. Novel recombinant BCG, ovine atadenovirus and modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccines combine to induce robust human immunodeficiency virus-specific CD4 and CD8 T cell responses in rhesus macaques. Journal of Virology 84: 5898-908 (2010).
  • Kedzierska K, Valkenburg SA, Guillonneau C, Hubert FX, Cukalac T, Curtis JM, Stambas J, Scott HS, Kedzierski L, Venturi V and Davenport MP. Diversity and clonotypic composition of influenza-specific CD8+ TCR repertoires remain unaltered in the absence of Aire. European Journal of Immunology 40: 849-58 (2010).
  • Price DA, Asher TE, Wilson NA, Nason MC, Brenchley JM, Metzler IS, Venturi V, Gostick E, Chattopadhyay PK, Roederer M, Davenport MP, Watkins DI and Douek DC. Public clonotype usage identifies protective Gag-specific CD8+ T cell responses in SIV infection. Journal of Experimental Medicine 206: 923-36 (2009). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/1160053)
  • Cukalac T, Moffat JM, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Doherty PC, Turner SJ and Stambas J. Narrowed TCR diversity for immunised mice challenged with recombinant influenza A-HIV Env(311-320) virus. Vaccine 27: 6755-61 (2009).
  • Greenaway HY, Kurniawan M, Price DA, Douek DC, Davenport MP and Venturi V. Extraction and characterization of the rhesus macaque T-cell receptor beta-chain genes. Immunology and Cell Biology 87: 546-53 (2009).
  • Schlub TE, Venturi V, Kedzierska K, Wellard C, Doherty PC, Turner SJ, Ribeiro RM, Hodgkin PD and Davenport MP. Division-linked differentiation can account for CD8(+) T-cell phenotype in vivo. European Journal of Immunology 39: 67-77 (2009). (This article received a three page commentary in the highlights section: Yates A. European Journal of Immunology 39: 47-9 (2009).)
  • Venturi V, Price DA, Douek DC and Davenport MP. The molecular basis for public T-cell responses? Nature Reviews Immunology 8: 231-8 (2008). (Perspective article)
  • Venturi V, Chin HY, Asher TE, Ladell K, Scheinberg P, Bornstein E, van Bockel D, Kelleher AD, Douek DC, Price DA and Davenport MP. T cell receptor b-chain sharing in human CD8+ T cell responses to cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus. Journal of Immunology 181: 7853-62 (2008). (This article is featured in the “In this issue” section, Journal of Immunology 181: 7433-4 (2008), which highlights articles that are among the top 10% of articles published in this journal.)
  • Venturi V, Chin HY, Price DA, Douek DC and Davenport MP. The role of production frequency in the sharing of simian immunodeficiency virus-specific CD8+ TCRs between macaques. Journal of Immunology 181: 2597-609 (2008).
  • Venturi V, Kedzierska K, Tanaka MM, Turner SJ, Doherty PC and Davenport MP. Method for assessing the similarity between subsets of the T cell receptor repertoire. Journal of Immunological Methods 329: 67-80 (2008).
  • Kedzierska K, Venturi V, Valkenburg SA, Davenport MP, Turner SJ and Doherty PC. Homogenization of TCR Repertoires within Secondary CD62Lhigh and CD62Llow Virus-Specific CD8+ T Cell Populations. Journal of Immunology 180: 7938-47 (2008).
  • Kedzierska K, Thomas PG, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Doherty PC, Turner SJ and La Gruta NL. Terminal deoxynucleotidyltransferase is required for the establishment of private virus-specific CD8+ TCR repertoires and facilitates optimal CTL responses. Journal of Immunology 181: 2556-62 (2008).
  • Smith MZ, Asher TE, Venturi V, Davenport MP, Douek DC, Price DA and Kent SJ. Limited maintenance of vaccine-induced simian immunodeficiency virus-specific CD8 T-cell receptor clonotypes after virus challenge. Journal of Virology 82: 7357-68 (2008).
  • Venturi V, Kedzierska K, Turner SJ, Doherty PC and Davenport MP. Methods for comparing the diversity of samples of the T cell receptor repertoire. Journal of Immunological Methods 321: 182-95 (2007).
  • Fernandez CS, Smith MZ, Batten CJ, De Rose R, Reece JC, Rollman E, Venturi V, Davenport MP and Kent SJ. Vaccine-induced T cells control reversion of AIDS virus immune escape mutants. Journal of Virology 81: 4137-44 (2007).
  • De Rose R, Batten CJ, Smith MZ, Fernandez CS, Peut V, Thomson S, Ramshaw IA, Coupar BE, Boyle DB, Venturi V, Davenport MP and Kent SJ. Comparative Efficacy of Subtype AE Simian-Human Immunodeficiency Virus Priming and Boosting Vaccines in Pigtail Macaques. Journal of Virology 81: 292-300 (2007).
  • van Bockel D, Price DA, Asher TE, Venturi V, Suzuki K, Warton K, Davenport MP, Cooper DA, Douek DC and Kelleher AD. Validation of RNA-based molecular clonotype analysis for virus-specific CD8+ T-cells in formaldehyde-fixed specimens isolated from peripheral blood. Journal of Immunological Methods 326: 127-38 (2007).
  • Venturi V, Kedzierska K, Price DA, Doherty PC, Douek DC, Turner SJ and Davenport MP. Sharing of T cell receptors in antigen-specific responses is driven by convergent recombination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103: 18691-6 (2006). (Recommended by Faculty of 1000: http://f1000.com/prime/1054742)
  • Kedzierska K, Venturi V, Field K, Davenport MP, Turner SJ and Doherty PC. Early establishment of diverse T cell receptor profiles for influenza-specific CD8(+)CD62L(hi) memory T cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103: 9184-9 (2006).
 

   Theoretical Atomic Physics Research

  • Mullamphy DFT, Peach G, Venturi V, Whittingham IB and Gibson SJ. Collisional broadening of alkali doublets by helium perturbers. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 40: 1141 (2007).
  • Gibson SJ, Mullamphy DFT, Venturi V and Whittingham IB. R-matrix methods for the computation of Brown Dwarf spectral line shapes. ANZIAM Journal 48: C280 (2007).
  • Peach G, Mullamphy DFT, Venturi V, Whittingham IB and Gibson SJ. Line shapes for the spectra of Brown Dwarfs. Journal of the Italian Astronomical Society 7: 145 (2005).
  • Venturi V, Leo PJ, Tiesinga E, Williams CJ and Whittingham IB. Purely-long-range bound states of He(2s^{3}S)+He(2p^{3}P). Physical Review A 68: 022706 (2003).
  • Jaksch D, Venturi V, Cirac JI, Williams CJ and Zoller P. Creation of a Molecular Condensate by Dynamically Melting a Mott Insulator. Physical Review Letters 89: 040402 (2002). 
  • O'Hara KM, Hemmer SL, Granade SR, Gehm ME, Thomas JE, Venturi V, Tiesinga E and Williams CJ. Measurement of the zero crossing in a Feshbach resonance of fermionic^{6}Li. Physical Review A 66: 041401 (2002).
  • Venturi V, Jamieson MJ and Cote R. Scattering lengths for collisions between sodium and potassium atoms. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 34: 4339-47 (2001).
  • Leo PJ, Venturi V, Whittingham IB and Babb JF. Ultracold collisions of metastable helium atoms. Physical Review A 64: 042710 (2001).
  • Venturi V and Whittingham IB. Close-coupled calculation of field-free collisions of cold metastable helium atoms. Physical Review A 61: 060703 (2000).
  • Mullamphy DFT, Peach G, Venturi V and Whittingham IB. Self-broadening of 2p(5)3p-2p(5)3d neon lines. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 33: 2075 (2000).
  • Venturi V, Whittingham IB, Leo PJ and Peach G. Close-coupled calculation of collisions of magnetostatically trapped metastable helium atoms. Physical Review A 60: 4635 (1999).
  • Leo PJ, Mullamphy DFT, Peach G, Venturi V and Whittingham IB. Temperature dependence of the self-broadened of 540.06 nm neon line. Acta Physica Polonica A 93: 459 (1998).
  • Leo PJ, Mullamphy DFT, Peach G, Venturi V and Whittingham IB. Self-broadening of 2p^5 3p-2p^5 5s neon lines. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 30: 535 (1997).
  • Leo PJ, Mullamphy DFT, Peach G, Venturi V and Whittingham IB. Self-broadening of non-resonance 2p^5 3s-2p^5 3p neon lines. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 29: 4573 (1996).

 

 

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  • Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Vanessa Venturi
    Valkenburg SA; Venturi V; Dang THY; Bird NL; Doherty PC; Turner SJ; Davenport MP; Kedzierska K, 2012, 'Correction: Early Priming Minimizes the Age-Related Immune Compromise of CD8+T Cell Diversity and Function', PLoS Pathogens, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/annotation/e142f9de-7f30-4759-bda1-a651e86d5ba6

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