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Utilising Clinically Relevant Mechanisms to Develop Neuroprotective Strategies in Glaucoma

Neuroprotective strategies for glaucoma therapy have been investigated extensively over the last few years with disappointing clinical trial results. However a significant proportio more...

Supervisor(s): White, Andrew (Dr)

Parallel Stochastic Optimization Algorithms

This project is investigating the application of unorthodox optimization techniques such fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, neural networks, simulated annealing, ant colonies, Tabu se more...

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

Developing small molecules that enhance PCSK9/AnxA2 interaction to inhibit PCSK9 and elevate LDLR levels

Statins to decrease low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are a cornerstone to prevent and treat cardiovascular events. However, inadequate dose response, resistance, and seri more...

Supervisor(s): Grewal , Thomas (Associate Professor)

Identifying new drivers of lung cancer

This project will identify and investigate novel genes mutated in a Kras-induced mouse model of lung adenocarcinoma more...

Supervisor(s): Howell, Viive (Dr), Colvin, Emily (Dr)

The New Renin-Angiotensin System in the Human Eye

At present, the only treatment for glaucoma is intraocular pressure control. We know some people still get worse despite good pressure control. We have evidence that a system previo more...

Supervisor(s): White, Andrew (Dr)

The Renin-Angiotensin System and its Role in Neuroprotective Strategies in a Glaucoma Model

At present, the only treatment for glaucoma is intraocular pressure control. We know some people still get worse despite good pressure control. We have evidence that a system previo more...

Supervisor(s): White, Andrew (Dr)

Discovering DNA sequences based on error control codes

Error control codes have been widely used in communication systems to reduce errors in transmission. The general idea is that redundant symbols are first added to the useful data sy more...

Supervisor(s): Li, Yonghui (Professor), Vucetic, Branka (Professor)

Genomics and the Evolution of Pathogen Virulence

• Evolution of pathogen virulence.• Examining the evolution and spread of two viral agents of rabbit biocontrol in Australia – myxoma virus (MYXV) and rabbit haemorr more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)

An innovative synthesis technique to fabricate nano-sized calcium phosphate particles

The project aims to develop a novel method to fabricate homogenous and non-aggregated nano-sized hydroxyapatite (HA) particles capable of delivering therapeutic nucleic acids into t more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

Application of new DNA sequencing and genotyping technologies in animal health and improvement

Multiple doctoral research opportunities exist to explore the use of new DNA sequencing technologies to advance our understanding of the genomic biology. more...

Supervisor(s): Wade, Claire (Professor)