Staff profile

Dr Peter Cartwright

Associate Dean (International & Development), Senior Lecturer & Coordinator - Master in Biotechnology programs

Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering
School of Molecular Sciences
Department of Biochemistry

Physical Sciences 1, Room 212b, Melbourne (Bundoora)


BSc(Hons), PhD (La Trobe), Grad Cert in Higher Ed, Grad Cert in Business Management (Technology Management)

Area of study

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Recent publications

Cartwright P. McLean C., Sheppard A., Rivett D., Jones K., and Dalton S (2005). LIF/STAT3 controls ES cell self-renewal and pluripotency by a Myc-dependent mechanism.  Development 132 885-896 

White J., Stead E., Faast R., Conn S., Cartwright P., and Dalton S. (2005) Developmental Activation of the Rb-E2F pathway and establishment of cell cycle-regulated cyclin-dependent kinase activity during embryonic stem cell differentiation.  Molecular Biology of the Cell 16   2018-2027  

Attwooll C., Oddi S., Cartwright P., Prosperini E., Agger K., Steensgaard P., Wagener C., Sardet C., Maroni M.C., and Helin K (2005) A novel repressive E2F6 complex containing the polycomb group protein, EPC1, that interacts with EZH2 in a proliferation-specific manner.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 280 1199-1208        

Faast R., White J., Cartwright P., Crocker L., Sarcevic B., and Dalton S (2004) Cdk6-cyclin D3 activity in murine ES cells is resistant to inhibition by p16(INK4a).  Oncogene 23 491-502             

Cartwright P. and Helin K. (2000) Nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of transcription factors.  Cellular and Molecular Life sciences 57 1193-1206   

Marzio G., Wagener C., Gutierrez M.I., Cartwright P., Helin K., and Giacca M (2000) Acetylation of E2F family members by p300/CBP regulates their activity.  Journal of Biological Chemistry  275 10887-92                    

Vigo E., Muller H., Prosperini E., Hateboer G., Cartwright P., Moroni M.C., and Helin K (1999) Cdc25 phosphatase is a target of E2F and is required for efficient E2F-induced S phase.  Molecular and Cellular Biology 18 6679-6697               

Cartwright P., Muller H., Wagener C., Holm K., and Helin K. (1998) E2F-6 A novel member of the E2F family is an inhibitor of E2F-dependent transcription.  Oncogene 17  611-623