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Investigating the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations

This PhD project aims to investigate the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations, and forms part of an ARC Linkage project “Will genetic rescue save the devil?&rdquo more...

Supervisor(s): Belov, Katherine (Kathy) (Professor)

Precision medicines for GABA-A receptor variants in epilepsy

Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies (DEEs) are rare and severe neurological conditions often associated with intellectual disability, developmental delay, autism spectrum d more...

Supervisor(s): Collins, Mary (Professor)

Cross-adaptation of visual and auditory motion and psychophysical receptive fields for multisensory motion

This project will build on recent work in our lab using a genetic algorithm (GA) to determine spatiotemporal receptive fields for translating visual motion. Pilot work shows the the more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Discovering biomarkers for mental disorders with neuroimaging

The opportunity studies brain structural and functional architecture in healthy and disordered brain with neuroimaging, and uses the novel knowledge gained to improve the diagnosis more...

Supervisor(s): Lv, Jinglei (Dr)

Evolutionary impacts of Tasmanian devil population restoration

Tasmanian devils are in decline due to devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), so the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program has been using translocations to help restore wild populations and more...

Supervisor(s): Grueber, Catherine (Dr)

Epilepsy in CP advert

This project aims to investigate the effects of comorbid epilepsy on children with cerebral palsy. The project will investigate the characteristics, clinical and imaging risk factor more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor)

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)

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)

Genomics of deafness in the Dalmatian and Australian Cattle Dog

Dalmatian and Australian Cattle Dog breeds are at increased risk of deafness compared with other dog breeds in Australia. Our project explores the links between deafness, coat colou more...

Supervisor(s): Wade, Claire (Professor)

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)