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Diabetes and beta-cell gene expression

Diabetes develops when the insulin secreting beta-cells in the pancreas can no longer release enough insulin to control blood glucose concentrations. This often occurs in the settin more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Physical models of whole-brain gene coexpression patterns

This research will develop simple physical models to explain patterns of whole-brain gene expression observed across mouse neurodevelopment. more...

Supervisor(s): Fulcher, Ben (Dr)

Structure, Function, Gene Therapy and Surgery in Retinal Dystrophies

Structure, Function, Gene Therapy and Surgery in Retinal Dystrophies more...

Supervisor(s): Simunovic, Matthew (Associate Professor)

The cellular and molecular regulation of embryo development

Postgraduate research studentship in the molecular and cellular analysis of key embryonic transitions. The research program will investigate how changes in histone and DNA methylati more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

Monocyte re-programming with increased cardiovascular disease risk

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Australia and an increasing number of people live with the condition. The main underlying cause is atherosclerosis, the more...

Supervisor(s): Medbury, Heather (Dr)

The effect of assisted reproductive technologies on embryo development and postnatal health.

Postgraduate research studentship in the analysis of the effects of assisted reproductive technology on the normal development of the embryo. The host lab is a pioneer in the develo more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Chris (Professor)

Pathways to therapies in blinding genetic retinal eye diseases

In this project, novel disease genes and variants are identified that cause blinding retinal eye diseases. Cellular, gene editing, proteomic and animal model approaches are taken to more...

Supervisor(s): Jamieson, Robyn (Associate Professor)

Sleep and Cancer: The role of intermittent hypoxia

Background: Recent epidemiological studies have shown that patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) have higher rates of cancer and cancer mortality however the underlying mecha more...

Supervisor(s): Cook, Kristina (Dr), Cistulli, Peter (Professor)

Treating obesity by activating beige and brown fat; human transplant studies

Obesity occurs when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure. Current treatments for obesity are largely ineffective, and two-thirds of Australian adults are now overweight or obese more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Unveiling the genomic basis of diversity and adaptation in the platypus

This project focuses on the diversity of adaptive genes in the platypus. more...

Supervisor(s): Gongora, Jaime (Associate Professor)