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Muscle specific kinase in synaptic adaptation

This project will investigate the role of postsynaptic Muscle specific Kinase (MuSK) in regulating presynaptic neurotransmitter release at the neuromuscular junction. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor), Protti, Dario (Dr)

Determining the functional significance of non-coding DNA variants in genes for complex traits involving gene-environmental interactions

To identify non-protein coding DNA changes in genes that interact with the environment using 2 models – sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for the vulnerability to environ more...

Supervisor(s): Yu, Bing (Associate Professor)

People with intellectual disability as victims or offenders in the criminal justice system

The Centre for Behavioural Sciences invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified graduates who would like to undertake PhD studies particularly in the area of intellectua more...

Supervisor(s): Hayes, Susan (Emeritus Professor)

Molecular genetics of complex diseases

Complex genetic disorders involve interactions between genes and the environment which are difficult to unravel with present technology but as the advances in technology and bioinfo more...

Supervisor(s): Trent, Ron (Professor)

Coding interaural time differences for sound localisation - the steps beyond the initial binaural comparison

The project addresses the profound problem of how a representation of auditory space is derived in the brain. Specifically, we are asking how timing differences between the two ears more...

Supervisor(s): Koeppl, Christine (Dr)

Phosphoproteomics in early T-cell signalling

Using proteomics to understand T-cell signalling/signal transduction. more...

Supervisor(s): Manolios, Nicholas (Professor)

Gene therapy for arthritis

Retroviral expression of an immunosuppressive peptide in the prevention of arthritis. more...

Supervisor(s): Manolios, Nicholas (Professor)

Towards a cure for Type I diabetes mellitus

Retroviral expression of an immunosuppressive peptide in the prevention of islet cell transplantation. more...

Supervisor(s): Manolios, Nicholas (Professor)

Antibiotic resistance genetics in Gram-negative bacteria

Antibiotic resistance genes in Gram-negative bacteria. more...

Supervisor(s): Iredell, Jon (Associate Professor)

Adolescents who present to emergency departments

This is a study of adolescent presentations to emergency departments in a paediatric hospital and in an adult hospital. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)