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Head Development: Intersection of transcriptional and signalling activities

This project is designed to test the hypothesis that head formation during embryogenesis is controlled by a multitude of interacting transcriptional and signalling activities and t more...

Supervisor(s): Tam, Patrick (Professor), Fossat, Nicolas (Dr)

The role of autoantibodies against neuronal receptors in immune-mediated neurological and psychiatric disorders.

The neuroimmunology group investigates the role of autoimmunity and inflammation of the brain resulting in neurological disturbance in children. Over the last 5-10 years there has b more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor), Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr)

Charcoal production during prescribed fire and its role in carbon turnover

Prescribed fires convert variable amounts of biomass into a variety of forms of ‘black carbon’.  Both the rate (and efficiency) of conversion and the forms of black more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor)

To identify new mechanisms used by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins

This project aims to identify new mechanisms employed by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins into the extracellular environment more...

Supervisor(s): Triccas, Jamie (Dr)

Novel delivery systems for the development of tuberculosis vaccines

This project aims to develop new generation vaccines to combat tuberculosis. more...

Supervisor(s): Triccas, Jamie (Dr), Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

Plant-microbial interactive effects on soil carbon in relation to soil structure

Maintaining healthy soils is vital for sustaining terrestrial life on earth.  The functioning of soil is to a large degree defined by its structure.  Soil structure affect more...

Supervisor(s): Dijkstra, Feike (Associate Professor)

How does carbon affect soil structure?

Soil structure plays an important role in maintaining the quality of soil, mediating important biological, chemical and physical soil processes. Soil structure determines water rete more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Hepatic organ Tissue crosstalk

This project will investigate how the liver communicates with other organs. Of special interest is how this becomes disregulated during liver disease. Mouse models will be employed. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Self-Assembly and Self-Organization in Complex Systems

The project involves the study of the fundamental processes of self-assembly and self-organization that appear in many natural and synthetic systems. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor)

Mapping genes for nerve disease

Our laboratory has an exemplary track record for mapping genes for inherited peripheral neuropathies. Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy is a degenerative disorder of the peripher more...

Supervisor(s): Kennerson, Marina (Associate Professor), Nicholson, Garth (Professor)