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Chronic Hepatitis B: from virological concepts to cure

We are seeking passionate Ph.D. and Masters candidates to conduct a research project on understanding how hepatitis B virus persists in the liver to ultimately design a cure for chr more...

Supervisor(s): Tu, Thomas (Dr), Douglas, Mark W (Associate Professor)

Interactions between Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the leading cause of chronic hepatitis globally, but is also an oncogenic virus, with recent estimates that 53% of all cases of hepatocellular carcinoma more...

Supervisor(s): Douglas, Mark W (Associate Professor)

Clonal events leading up to cancer initiation

We are seeking passionate Ph.D. and Masters candidates to conduct a research project on the cellular evolution of pre-cancerous tissue to tumour formation. We particularly encourage more...

Supervisor(s): Tu, Thomas (Dr), George, Jacob (Professor)

Nutrient regulation of the stem cell compartment

Australia is among the countries with the fastest growing rates of overweight and obesity, which by 2025 will affect >70% of the population. Chronic diseases linked to obesity in more...

Supervisor(s): George, Jacob (Professor)

Immuno-metabolism of macrophages in inflammatory diseases

In metabolic organs like the liver and fat, macrophage infiltration plays a pivotal role in driving low-grade chronic inflammation that results in many of the consequences of obesi more...

Supervisor(s): George, Jacob (Professor)