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Using Gene editing to cure genetic neurological disorders

This project is an opportunity for a PhD student who is interested in genetic disorders of the brain and who is prepared to work at the cutting edge of technology. Genetic neurologi more...

Supervisor(s): Gold, Wendy (Dr)

Pathways to therapies in blinding genetic retinal eye diseases

In this project, novel disease genes and variants are identified that cause blinding retinal eye diseases. Cellular, gene editing, proteomic and animal model approaches are taken to more...

Supervisor(s): Jamieson, Robyn (Associate Professor)

Phylogenetics of rust pathogens

There are about 7,000 rust species, some of which are among the most damaging of all plant pathogens. Using genome sequencing and transcriptome analysis, this project will contribut more...

Supervisor(s): Park, Robert (Professor)

The cellular and molecular regulation of embryo development

Postgraduate research studentship in the molecular and cellular analysis of key embryonic transitions. The research program will investigate how changes in histone and DNA methylati more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

The effect of assisted reproductive technologies on embryo development and postnatal health.

Postgraduate research studentship in the analysis of the effects of assisted reproductive technology on the normal development of the embryo. The host lab is a pioneer in the develo more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

Diabetes and beta-cell gene expression

Diabetes develops when the insulin secreting beta-cells in the pancreas can no longer release enough insulin to control blood glucose concentrations. This often occurs in the settin more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Engaging with individuals who are affected by hereditary cancer (Lynch Syndrome)

Lynch syndrome (LS) is an inherited cancer syndrome which significantly increases a carrier's lifetime risk of several cancers, most notably colorectal cancer (CRC).  Recent Au more...

Supervisor(s): Taylor, Natalie (Associate Professor)

Investigating factors affecting the impact of interventions to improve referral of colorectal cancer patients with a high likelihood risk of Lynch Syndrome

Lynch syndrome (LS) is an inherited cancer syndrome which significantly increases a carrier's lifetime risk of several cancers, most notably colorectal cancer (CRC).  Recent Au more...

Supervisor(s): Taylor, Natalie (Associate Professor)

Antimicrobial coatings to prevent orthopaedic implant infection

To improve treatment of bone and joint infections, this project will examine the delivery of a new antimicrobial compound via orthopaedic implants. more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor)

The role of a novel mutant gene in dementia and motor neuron disease

We have identified a new gene that when mutated causes dementia and motor neuron disease (MND), diseases that are currently incurable. This project will examine how this mutated gen more...

Supervisor(s): Dobson-Stone, Carol (Dr)