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Molecular dynamics simulations of ion channels and transporters

Understanding the function of ion channels and transporters using molecular dynamics simulations more...

Supervisor(s): Kuyucak, Serdar (Associate Professor)

Computational investigation of high affinity ligand binding to proteins

Design of high-affinity ligands for protein targets using docking, molecular dynamics simulations and quantitative structure-activity relations. more...

Supervisor(s): Kuyucak, Serdar (Associate Professor)

Evolutionary relationships of aerobic and anaerobic metabolic reactions

The generation of oxygen in the earth’s atmosphere by oxygenic photosynthesis was the most important environmental event to affect both biology and geology. Accumulation of mo more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

To identify new mechanisms used by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins

This project aims to identify new mechanisms employed by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins into the extracellular environment more...

Supervisor(s): Triccas, Jamie (Dr)

The role of autoantibodies against neuronal receptors in immune-mediated neurological and psychiatric disorders.

The neuroimmunology group investigates the role of autoimmunity and inflammation of the brain resulting in neurological disturbance in children. Over the last 5-10 years there has b more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor), Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr)

Mapping genes for nerve disease

Our laboratory has an exemplary track record for mapping genes for inherited peripheral neuropathies. Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy is a degenerative disorder of the peripher more...

Supervisor(s): Kennerson, Marina (Associate Professor), Nicholson, Garth (Professor)

Adiponectin and its role in wound healing

This project will use mouse models to investigate the role of adiponectin and its receptors in liver fibrosis. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Mouse models of liver cancer

This project will use mouse models to investigate the role of adiponectin and T-cadherin in models of liver cancer. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr), Qiao, Liang (Dr)

Plasmonics for Protein Attachment

Plasmonics will be used in combination with ellipsometry to investigate the attachment of biomolecules to surfaces. The structure of the attached layers will be investigated using n more...

Supervisor(s): McKenzie, David (Professor)

Magnetic resonance micro-imaging of human and animal tissue.

Use of magnetic resonance microimaging of human and animal tissue to study disease processes. more...

Supervisor(s): Bourne, Roger (Dr)