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Watching One Molecule At A Time

Our group is heavily invested in understanding molecular parameters that underpin the excitonic behaviour at a nanoscale.  An exciton is a Coulombically bound electron-hole pai more...

Supervisor(s): Lakhwani, Girish (Dr)

Investigating the role of a novel RNA binding protein in telomerase activity

We have identified a role for a novel RNA binding protein in telomerase biogenesis and recruitment to telomeres. We aim to investigate how this protein functions in this context usi more...

Supervisor(s): Pickett, Hilda (Associate Professor)

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)

Postgraduate Scholarship - Seasonal Flu Vaccine Development Project

A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good honours degree in an interdisciplinary field, such as biochemistry, physical chemist more...

Supervisor(s): Kayser, Veysel (Associate Professor)

Design and synthesis of selective anion receptors to facilitate transmembrane anion transport in epithelial cells

CF is a recessive genetic condition that results from the dysregulation of anion transport through the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator anion channel in epithelial cell membr more...

Supervisor(s): Gale, Philip (Professor)

Cannabinoid regulation of neuromuscular transmission

Cannabinoid drugs are under active consideration for treatment of a wide range of health conditions. This electrophysiology project will investigate the influence of specific endoca more...

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

Chiroptical phenomena of pi-conjugated materials

pi-conjugated materials are organic molecules with alternate single and double bond character that provide for their semiconducting properties. For example, pi-conjugated polymers ( more...

Supervisor(s): Lakhwani, Girish (Dr)

Conjoint use of NIR and XRF spectroscopy in the field

Proximal soil sensing techniques are an efficient and effective way to gather information about the soil in the field. They are used to identify and map the areal variations of soil more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Studies of Initial innate immune responses to Herpes Simplex Virus in human skin guide vaccine development.

To join an experienced team of researchers in the Westmead Millennium Institute to study the human immunology of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) to facilitate vaccine development. Such a more...

Supervisor(s): Cunningham, Tony (Professor), Kim, Min (Dr)

Soil in relation to sustainable viticulture in the lower Hunter wine-growing area

The lower Hunter valley, centred on Pokolbin, is Australia’s oldest continuous wine-growing area. It produces wines of high distinction and quality. The University of Sydney F more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)