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CHARACTERISATION OF ERUSIOLIN - A NEW PEPTIDE HORMONE

In this project we aim to characterise the function of a new gut-derived peptide we have discovered in human plasma, named erusiolin, which we hypothesise plays a role in appetite r more...

Supervisor(s): Larance, Mark (Dr)

Cognitive Flexibility and The Aging Brain

Cognitive flexibility refers to the capacity to adapt our behaviour in a fluid and dynamic manner in response to changing demands of the environment. This capacity is essential to e more...

Supervisor(s): Irish, Muireann (Associate Professor)

Ecological flows and floodplain trees, how do we estimate impacts?

Floodplain ecology provides important ecosystem functions, such a storage of flood peaks and filtration of sediments from water, as well as providing habitat for a range of native f more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor)

Structure-based drug design with Kynurenine Aminotransferase-2

Human kynurenine amino transferase-2 (KAT-2) forms the basis of a structure-based drug design study with implications for schizophrenia and gender differences.  The various asp more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)

Integration of visual and tactile information

Touch and vision often work together in our perception of objects around us. This project will examine orientation and spatial frequency tuning in touch and vision and study how the more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Clinical and community applications of placebo and nocebo effects

Over the last two decades, a wealth of experimental studies has helped us to uncover the psychological mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects. But a critical remaining question is more...

Supervisor(s): Colagiuri, Ben (Associate Professor)

Nanoparticle-based biomolecule detection systems

You will develop novel systems to detect biomolecular expression profiles for use in imaging and flow cytometry. This multidisciplinary project aims to improve our understandin more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

NANOPARTICLE-BASED BIOMOLECULE DETECTION SYSTEMS

You will develop novel systems to detect biomolecular expression profiles for use in imaging and flow cytometry. This multidisciplinary project aims to improve our understanding of more...

Supervisor(s): Fraser, Stuart (Dr)

Multi-omic responses to dietary change: insights from poultry

Diet is a crucial mechanism by which organisms interact with their environment. The body responds to the food it receives to control nutrient uptake and moderate physiological pathw more...

Supervisor(s): Grueber, Catherine (Dr), Liu, Sonia (Dr), Whittington, Camilla (Dr)

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)