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Developing new antibiotics by targeting specific molecular interactions in bacteria

This project focuses on developing a new class of antibiotics by targeting specific molecular interactions in bacteria using a multi-disciplinary fragment-based drug design approach more...

Supervisor(s): Kwan, Ann (Dr)

New approaches to treating sick koalas

Koalas are iconic Australian marsupials. Unfortunately many wild koalas become infected with bacterial and fungal diseases. Current medication regimens for treating infectious disea more...

Supervisor(s): Govendir, Merran (Associate Professor)

Atmospheric cold plasma technology

Novel cold plasma technologies offer a green chemistry approach for applications in agriculture, food safety, water purification, cancer treatment, materials processing and energy g more...

Supervisor(s): Cullen, Patrick (Professor)

Tracking antibiotic resistance genes and mobile genetic elements in the environment

Antibiotic resistance is a massive problem for medicine, and thus much effort is being put into understanding the genetic basis of how bacteria evolve so quickly to become resistant more...

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

PRECLINICAL AND CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL BONE-BINDING ANTIMICROBIALS

Our team has spent several years developing and testing new a new class of drugs termed bone-binding antimicrobials (BBAs). Our lead compound (BBA-1) has been shown to have antimicr more...

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

Antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials

Understanding the antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials and exploring their practical applications more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Yuan (Professor)

The effectiveness of an Antimicrobial Stewardship intervention in the Vietnamese health system: a randomised controlled trial

The V-RESIST Trial is a three-year randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of an antibiotic stewardship intervention in 40 clinics in Vietnam. This is an opportunit more...

Supervisor(s): Fox, Gregory (Associate Professor)

Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare

The Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare study will examine several aspects in the identification of immune measures relevant to production outcome. This presents oppo more...

Supervisor(s): Purdie, Auriol (Dr)

Curing antibiotic resistance plasmid from Enterobacteriaceae

The project includes to understand the biology of antibiotic resistance plasmids and develop effective strategy to cure them more...

Supervisor(s): Kamruzzaman, Muhammad (Dr), Iredell, Jon (Professor)