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Green Chemistry - Biocatalysis For Production Of High-Value Chemicals

The ultimate aim of biocatalysis research is to replace the petrochemical industry with clean and green microbial reactions using renewable and non-toxic feedstocks. But how exactly more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Nicholas (Associate Professor), Rutledge, Peter (Professor)

Accelerating Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen is an extremely important industrial chemical but is also a clean fuel or as an energy carrier whether in the form of liquid hydrogen or liquid ammonia replacing carbon-con more...

Supervisor(s): Ho-Baillie, Anita (Professor)

The impact of climate on sorghum utilisation in poultry diet

With a variable climate, drought has been a constant and inevitable feature of the Australia landscape. The current drought began in NSW in mid - 2017 and it is equivalent to a majo more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Sonia (Dr), Selle, Peter (Dr)

Multi-omic responses to dietary change: insights from poultry

Diet is a crucial mechanism by which organisms interact with their environment. The body responds to the food it receives to control nutrient uptake and moderate physiological pathw more...

Supervisor(s): Grueber, Catherine (Dr), Liu, Sonia (Dr), Whittington, Camilla (Dr)

NANOPARTICLE-BASED BIOMOLECULE DETECTION SYSTEMS

You will develop novel systems to detect biomolecular expression profiles for use in imaging and flow cytometry. This multidisciplinary project aims to improve our understanding of more...

Supervisor(s): Fraser, Stuart (Dr)

TARGETING THE BRAIN VASCULATURE AS A TREATMENT FOR CEREBRAL TYPE I INTERFERONOPATHIES

Abnormal blood vessels are feature of cerebral type I interferonopathies. Discover how the endothelial cells that line the brain’s blood vessels contribute to disease in patie more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

HOW DIFFERENT CELL TYPES OF THE BRAIN CONTRIBUTE TO CEREBRAL CYTOKINOPATHIES

The brain consists of a large number of different cell types, including neurons, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, microglia and endothelial cells. Discover how these different cell typ more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Use of green materials in concrete structures

This research will investigate the use of various alternative materials in concrete structures. more...

Supervisor(s): Hadigheh, Ali (Dr)

THE PATHOGENIC AND PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF MICROGLIA IN CEREBRAL CYTOKINOPATHIES

Microglia are the primary immune cells of the brain and have the potential to both protect and contribute to neurological disease. Explore the molecular mechanisms that microglia us more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Modelling plasma surface functionalisation of additively manufactured, porous, prosthetic implants

This project will develop multiphysics models of plasma surface treatment to enable the creation of prosthetic implants with controllable surface properties and long-term biostabili more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor), Baldry, Mark (Dr)