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Understanding how Flaviviruses interact with the host immune system to cause disease

This laboratory is investigating the interaction of neurotropic Flaviviruses with the vertebrate host immune system to discover how it causes immune-mediated disease (immunopatholog more...

Supervisor(s): King, Nicholas (Professor)

Drug Discovery and Medicinal Chemistry for the Central Nervous System

Projects involve developing novel CNS drugs through applications of organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry and pharmacological screening. more...

Supervisor(s): Kassiou, Michael (Professor)

Characterisation and application of human neural precursor cells in cell-based therapy

Applications of human fetal spinal-cord derived stem cells in cell-based therapy . . . more...

Supervisor(s): Chan-Ling, Tailoi (Professor)

Structure-based drug design with Kynurenine Aminotransferase-I

Human kynurenine amino transferase (KAT-1) forms the basis of a structure-based drug design study with implications for schizophrenia. more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)

Data Management for Automated Identification and Classification of Plant Images

This project will apply both image processing and machine learning techniques to build an intelligent plant management system. more...

Supervisor(s): Feng, David (Professor), Wang, Zhiyong (Dr)

Stemming vision loss with stem cells

Studies to maximise recruitment of hematopoietic stem cells in various experimental models of retinopathy. more...

Supervisor(s): Chan-Ling, Tailoi (Professor)

Mechanisms of brain development

The role of Ten_m proteins in brain development more...

Supervisor(s): Leamey, Catherine (Dr)

Investigating mechanisms of microparticle production by microvascular endothelial cells and defining clinically useful inhibitors

To study the role of microparticles in causing a major complication of malaria infection, namely cerebral malaria. more...

Supervisor(s): Grau, Georges (Professor)

Sleep, Alertness and Circadian Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing quantitative, physiologically-based, mathematical models of the diurnal, circadian, and ultradian processes that govern sleep dynamic more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor), Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

From the molecular study of receptor-ligand interactions to novel biomarkers of disease and non-invasive brain imaging - opportunities in basic and clinically oriented research

Methodologically broad but thematically focused on the role of receptors in glial (non-neuronal) cells in brain disease, the available basic science projects are concerned with the more...

Supervisor(s): Banati, Richard (Professor)