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Fluorescent sensors for oxidative stress

Oxidative stress is associated with all diseases of ageing, and there is therefore a need for better tools to identify and quantify the condition. We are developing novel fluorescen more...

Supervisor(s): New, Elizabeth (Associate Professor)

Protecting the heart from ischaemia-reperfusion injury: a new role for FXYD proteins?

We are interested to have a PhD student join our team at the Kolling Institute, examining the therapeutic potential of FXYD proteins in a model of heart attack/myocardial infarction more...

Supervisor(s): Figtree, Gemma (Associate Professor)

Spectral extension in photosynthesis: molecular mechanism of photosynthesis driven by red-shifted chlorophylls

Novel pigments and new directions in photosynthesis: past, now and future. There are five different forms of chlorophylls, Chl a, Chl b, Chl c, Chl d and Chl f. Chlorophyll a i more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Molecular mechanism of photo-regulation in cyanobacteria

Red-light perception and red-shifted chlorophylls: evolutionary consequences. The importance of red light is highlighted by the diversity of photoreceptors and the potential enhance more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Work, workplaces and people who stutter

Little is known about the choices people who stutter make about work and careers and how their stuttering influences their experiences of work. This research aims to explore the wor more...

Supervisor(s): Lincoln, Michelle (Professor), Cumming, Steven (Associate Professor), Bricker-Katz, Geraldine (Dr)

The anatomy and physiology of the intertidal marine isopod Cirolana harfordi

The intertidal isopod is a remarkably successful scavenger and predator and yet almost nothing is known about its development, anatomy and physiology, so this animal presents a uniq more...

Supervisor(s): Thomson, Murray (Dr)

Mitochondial DNA damage, potential target to reduce the development of renal disorders induced by maternal smoking .

Smoking rates are disproportionately high in disadvantaged populations, particularly in emerging economies, and increasing in women of child bearing age. more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr)

The fetal environment, pregnancy, and cardiovascular risk.

Opportunity exists for research higher degree study on projects related to the fetal environment, pregnancy and cardiovascular risk. These potentially include epidemiological analys more...

Supervisor(s): Skilton, Michael (Dr)

Application of novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease

We have an opportunity for a PhD student to join our team developing and applying novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease. The Group study both an more...

Supervisor(s): Figtree, Gemma (Associate Professor), Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Modelling the hardening behaviour of Magnesium alloys using 3D disloation dynamic simulations

This project aims to develop a 3D dislocation dynamics model to understand the hardening mechanisms at play during the deformation alloys containing precipitates more...

Supervisor(s): Proust, Gwenaelle (Dr)