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Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare

The Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare study will examine several aspects in the identification of immune measures relevant to production outcome. This presents oppo more...

Supervisor(s): Purdie, Auriol (Dr)

Interactions between Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the leading cause of chronic hepatitis globally, but is also an oncogenic virus, with recent estimates that 53% of all cases of hepatocellular carcinoma more...

Supervisor(s): Douglas, Mark W (Associate Professor)

Generation of a sheep model of Batten disease using the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system

The neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs, Batten disease) are a group of fatal neurodegenerative inherited diseases in humans and animals (http://bdsra.org/). There is no cure, but more...

Supervisor(s): Tammen, Imke (Associate Professor), Grupen, Christopher Gerald (Associate Professor)

Customising the acidity of novel nano-catalysts for desired catalytic reactions

To investigate through first principles calculations, the fundamental physics and chemistry of novel solid acid nano-catalysts with the overall goal of understanding and predicting more...

Supervisor(s): Stampfl, Catherine (Professor)

The role of key driver genes in the pathogenesis of acute renal allograft rejection

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor), Hu, Min (Dr)

Identifying the causes of fibrosis after kidney transplantation

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor)

Computational Automotive Aeroacoustics

Current automotive aerodynamic design is driven by a myriad of requirements including minimum drag, minimum noise, favourable handling, thermal management and vehicle soiling. Our g more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Compressible Turbulent Mixing

A fundamental understanding of compressible turbulent mixing is critical to advancing technologies in aeronautical, automotive, clean energy and acoustics. This project aims to deve more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Pathogen-host interactions and resilience on-farm.

This project forms part of an integrated new program on resilience to endemic disease. The project aims to (i) investigate host-pathogen interactions and pathogen evolution for an i more...

Supervisor(s): Plain, Karren (Dr)