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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)

ENGINEERED EXTRASYNAPTIC GABAA RECEPTORS: TOWARDS NOVEL ANALGESICS

Recently, there has been an increase of interest in α4δ-containing GABAA receptors as novel drug targets for the design of a new class of analgesics. However, to date th more...

Supervisor(s): Balle, Thomas (Associate Professor), Collins, Mary (Professor)

Develop single-cell mechanobiological methods for discovering molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular and neuronal mechanical force sensing

We are developing cutting-edge technologies for the following biomedical application: 1) define the mechanosensing functions of key protein players in the cardiovascular system such more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

Develop single-molecule and super-resolution microscopy imaging technologies in the cardiovascular disease

This project will focus on development, improvement, and application of single-molecule tracking and super-resolution imaging, such as TIRF, HiLo, PALM, STORM, Lattice Light-Sheet M more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

Mechanosensation in human erythrocytes: NMR and microscopy studies

We/you will explore the mechanistic basis of the autonomous movement of the plasma membrane of red blood cells, so called membrane flickering. Also, the molecular processes that und more...

Supervisor(s): Kuchel, Philip (Emeritus Professor)

Conopeptides as potential pain therapeutics

Dissecting mechanisms of chronic pain using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in spinal cord slices and behavioural correlations. more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

Chronic pain & endogenous cannabinoids.

Endogenous cannabinoids represent a potential therapeutic target for intractable pain states, this project will focus on how these agents produce their actions at the cellular level more...

Supervisor(s): Vaughan, Christopher (Dr)

Precision medicines for GABA-A receptor variants in epilepsy

Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies (DEEs) are rare and severe neurological conditions often associated with intellectual disability, developmental delay, autism spectrum d more...

Supervisor(s): Collins, Mary (Professor)

Understanding mechanisms of action of novel CNS molecules in neurological disorders

Projects involve understanding mechanisms of action of novel CNS molecules in biology more...

Supervisor(s): Collins, Mary (Professor)