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Studies in Cell-Projection Pumping

Cell-projection pumping (CPP) is a mechanism we have recently discovered whereby cells pump cytoplasm between each other. We have discovered this in context of cancer, where there i more...

Supervisor(s): Zoellner, Hans (Professor)

Develop single-cell mechanobiological methods for discovering molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular and neuronal mechanical force sensing

We are developing cutting-edge technologies for the following biomedical application: 1) define the mechanosensing functions of key protein players in the cardiovascular system such more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

Plasma surface modification for applications in microfluidic diagnostic systems and implantable cardiovascular devices

You will develop novel hemocompatible, bioactive surfaces in microfluidic models for cardiovascular applications. The project is part of an existing collaboration between medic more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

The autonomic consequences of sleep apnoea: A critical role for PACAP

We are interested to have Honours, Masters and PhD students join our team to investigate the role of PACAP and it's receptors in several models of sleep apnoea. We have exciting evi more...

Supervisor(s): Farnham, Melissa (Dr)

Novel nanolasers: a brighter future for photonic integrated devices

The final aim of this project is to develop a more efficient and possibly electrically pumped plasmonic nanolaser. more...

Supervisor(s): Palomba, Stefano (Associate Professor)

Upconverting nanoparticle in DNA-linked plasmonic dimer for biosensing

This project aims to develop a solution-based plasmonic enhanced biosensor. more...

Supervisor(s): Palomba, Stefano (Associate Professor)

The anti-apoptotic activity of serum albumin for endothelial cells

Earlier work in my laboratory, established that serum albumin contains a cryptic protein domain that is exposed through transient intra-molecular protein movement, to bind a G-prote more...

Supervisor(s): Zoellner, Hans (Professor)

Studies in the biophysics of dentine and dental caries

Although dental caries remains the world's most common infectious disease, current concepts of caries pathogenesis are based on microscopic methods now many decades old. Treatment w more...

Supervisor(s): Zoellner, Hans (Professor)

Dental robotics

Robotic dental surgery offers significant clinical advantages, but has not yet been developed. We are exploring development of dental robotics in collaboration with the Faculty of E more...

Supervisor(s): Zoellner, Hans (Professor)

Ground-state cooling and high-fidelity detection of large ion crystals in a Penning trap for quantum simulations

The understanding of the dynamics of many-body quantum systems is one of the most challenging problems in physics today. Advancing our knowledge of these systems can lead to signifi more...

Supervisor(s): Wolf, Robert (Dr), Biercuk, Michael J. (Professor)