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Investigating disease in threatened Australian wildlife

This PhD project aims to investigate disease in threatened Australian wildlife using conservation immunogenetics, and forms part of an ARC Discovery project entitled “Marsupia more...

Supervisor(s): Belov, Katherine (Kathy) (Professor)

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)

Evolutionary impacts of Tasmanian devil population restoration

Tasmanian devils are in decline due to devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), so the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program has been using translocations to help restore wild populations and more...

Supervisor(s): Grueber, Catherine (Dr)

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)

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)

Circulating microRNAs as potential blood biomarker for diabetes in domestic cats

Feline diabetes mellitus is a significant health problem for cats across the globe and treatment of affected cats is a major commitment for owners. Our project will explore links be more...

Supervisor(s): Waud, Bianca (Dr)

Investigating the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations

This PhD project aims to investigate the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations, and forms part of an ARC Linkage project “Will genetic rescue save the devil?&rdquo more...

Supervisor(s): Belov, Katherine (Kathy) (Professor)

Conserved Regulatory Genes in Neurodevelopment

The present project aims to utilize the promising combination of 3D organoid technology and CRISPR genome editing, which will allow us to examine the roles of several conserved gene more...

Supervisor(s): Neely, Greg (Professor)