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Genomics of Golden Staph: Discovering genomic markers of transmission of Staphylococcus aureus in hospital settings

An opportunity exists for a PhD candidate to undertake work on the molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus infections in hospitals. Elements of the PhD project may include: more...

Supervisor(s): O’Sullivan, Matthew (Dr)

The HAMLET molecular species with anticancer properties

We are interested to determine how the anti-cancer properties of this family of molecules can be translated into cancer treatment. We believe there may be a delivery system which n more...

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

Application of new DNA sequencing and genotyping technologies in animal health and improvement

Multiple doctoral research opportunities exist to explore the use of new DNA sequencing technologies to advance our understanding of the genomic biology. more...

Supervisor(s): Wade, Claire (Professor)

Light-harvesting complexes: adaptation and efficiency

Different light-harvesting strategy and flexible regulatory mechanism for maximising light-energy capture and their potential application for increasing the biomass and crop product more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Cyanobaterial photoregulatory mechanisms, pigmentation varieties and their evolutionary significance

The red-shifted chlorophylls contain an extra formyl group compared to chlorophyll a in cyanobacteria. The oxygen atom in the formyl group requires oxygen molecules as one important more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Biological metaphors and resilience

The project will seek inspiration from biological networks to optimize the resilience of public health systems. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Complex Networks and Performance

The project aims to develop a social network based model and operational constructs for exploring individual behaviour in relation to choice and personal health. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Computational Modeling of Immune Cell Chemotaxis and Swarming

 Using computational simulation to form and evaluate hypotheses concerning the factors that drive immune cell motility, such as neutrophil swarming, during inflammation. more...

Supervisor(s): Read, Mark (Dr)

Conserved mechanisms of chronic pain

This project involves combining human genomics data for chronic pain disease with high throughput behavioral genomics techniques in fruit fly in order to better understand how chron more...

Supervisor(s): Neely, Greg (Professor)