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The cellular and molecular regulation of embryo development

Postgraduate research studentship in the molecular and cellular analysis of key embryonic transitions. The research program will investigate how changes in histone and DNA methylati more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

The effect of assisted reproductive technologies on embryo development and postnatal health.

Postgraduate research studentship in the analysis of the effects of assisted reproductive technology on the normal development of the embryo. The host lab is a pioneer in the develo more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

Diabetes and beta-cell gene expression

Diabetes develops when the insulin secreting beta-cells in the pancreas can no longer release enough insulin to control blood glucose concentrations. This often occurs in the settin more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Treating obesity by activating beige and brown fat; human transplant studies

Obesity occurs when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure. Current treatments for obesity are largely ineffective, and two-thirds of Australian adults are now overweight or obese more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Brain Cancer and Hypoxia

Aggressive brain tumours, including adult glioblastomas and pediatric DIPGs, are difficult to treat. Survival rates have improved very little over the last 30 years indicating a nee more...

Supervisor(s): Cook, Kristina (Dr)

Chemical synthesis and phenotypic validation of precision proteolysis targeted chimeras (PROTACs) for cancer and cardiovascular disease

Emerging from the interface between chemistry and biology, chemical biology has led to the establishment of several game-changing drug discovery paradigms. Among these revolutionary more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Xuyu (Dr), Payne, Richard (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)