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Genetics of resistance to rust diseases in cultivated barley

Rust diseases, particularly leaf rust, impact on barley production not only in Australia but also overseas. The most economical and sustainable way to control these diseases is via more...

Supervisor(s): Park, Robert (Professor)

Am I my genes? DNA, identity, and free will.

One of the most central discourses of modern philosophy identifies human beings as “causal animals” in a perpetual search for underlying causes of different occurrences more...

Supervisor(s): Dar-Nimrod, Ilan (Dr)

The influence of microbial interactions on mushroom production

Mushrooms are an economically important food source with an annual retail value in Australia of almost $700 million. Although edible fungi have been grown for many years, knowledge more...

Supervisor(s): Kertesz, Michael (Associate Professor)

Molecular Ecology, Evolution, and Phylogenetics

We supervise research in molecular ecology, molecular evolution, genomics, and phylogenetics more...

Supervisor(s): Ho, Simon (Professor), Lo, Nathan (Professor), De Bruyn, Mark (Dr)

Evolution of viviparity in lizards

We offer a range of opportunities to build on our research program examining the evolution of reproductive complexity in reptiles. Please see our website for examples of the work we more...

Supervisor(s): Whittington, Camilla (Dr), Murphy, Christopher R (Professor)

MicroRNAs in disease

Regulation of the endothelial cell barrier integrity is critical in inducing new blood vessel formation (angiogenesis), in developing an inflammatory response and importantly in res more...

Supervisor(s): Gamble, Jennifer (Professor)

The substitution and formation of red-shifted chlorophylls

Novel pigments and new directions in photosynthesis: past, now and future more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Research opportunities in osteoarthritis

To establish the optimal method of osteoarthritis (OA) care for people with significant pain and disability secondary to OA. more...

Supervisor(s): Hunter, David (Professor)

A novel regulatory pathway affecting red cell and platelet phenotype

A novel mutation has been identified in an Australian family with a combined defect in platelet and red cell function. This project will explore the molecular mechanism of this defe more...

Supervisor(s): Ward, Chris (Professor)

Molecular genetics of plant development

Genes and gene networks involved in plant development. more...

Supervisor(s): Byrne, Mary (Associate Professor)