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Investigating the evolution of genomes across all living crocodilians

This project focuses on the evolution of genomes across crocodilian species. more...

Supervisor(s): Gongora, Jaime (Associate Professor)

Unveiling the genomic basis of diversity and adaptation in the platypus

This project focuses on the diversity of adaptive genes in the platypus. more...

Supervisor(s): Gongora, Jaime (Associate Professor)

New approaches to treating sick koalas

Koalas are iconic Australian marsupials. Unfortunately many wild koalas become infected with bacterial and fungal diseases. Current medication regimens for treating infectious disea more...

Supervisor(s): Govendir, Merran (Associate Professor)

Pain relief for improved animal welfare

Pain resulting from routine husbandry procedures is of growing concern to producers as adverse welfare implications impact consumer confidence in animal products. New ways of provid more...

Supervisor(s): White, Peter John (Dr)

Pain Phenotype Characterisation in Preclinical Models of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint disease, affecting 15% of the population and causing a significant socioeconomic burden. It is a debilitating condition characte more...

Supervisor(s): Zaki, Sanaa (Dr)

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)

Using the soundscape at Seal Rocks to develop a noise impact model for Australian fur seals at Seal Rocks

In order to evaluate the impact of increasing human disturbance on the health and viability of the Australian fur seal population at Seal Rocks, Victoria, this project will use an a more...

Supervisor(s): Gray, Rachael Beverly (Dr)