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Assessing the range expansion of hard corals into temperate waters

The subtropical endemic coral Pocillopora alicia has recently been observed off the coast of Sydney. This project will seek to document the extent of coverage of this species and to more...

Supervisor(s): Figueira, William (Associate Professor), Sommer, Brigitte (Dr)

The nutritional geometry of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, cardio-metabolic health and lifespan

The global epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been linked to increased consumption of ‘western diets’ containing an abundance of processed foods rich in s more...

Supervisor(s): Simpson, Stephen (Professor), Wali, Jibran (Dr)

Conserved Regulatory Genes in Neurodevelopment

The present project aims to utilize the promising combination of 3D organoid technology and CRISPR genome editing, which will allow us to examine the roles of several conserved gene more...

Supervisor(s): Neely, Greg (Associate Professor)

Investigating disease in threatened Australian wildlife

This PhD project aims to investigate disease in threatened Australian wildlife using conservation immunogenetics, and forms part of an ARC Discovery project entitled “Marsupia more...

Supervisor(s): Belov, Katherine (Kathy) (Professor)

Investigating the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations

This PhD project aims to investigate the genetic impacts of Tasmanian devil translocations, and forms part of an ARC Linkage project “Will genetic rescue save the devil?&rdquo more...

Supervisor(s): Belov, Katherine (Kathy) (Professor)

Detection of Bovine Respiratory using novel breath sampling methods

Bovine Respiratory Disease is the most important disease of feedlot cattle. Traditionally, cattle health and wellbeing are subjectively evaluated by feedlot personnel based on anima more...

Supervisor(s): Gonzalez, Luciano (Associate Professor)

Forecasting soil conditions

Not knowing where and how soil responds to climate change and human intervention compromises food, water, climate and energy security. Currently there is a lack of soil process know more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor), McBratney, Alex (Professor)

A complex systems approach to colony collapse in honeybees

Honeybee colonies around the world are under threat due to an array of interacting stressors some of which can cause colonies to collapse suddenly and with little warning. This proj more...

Supervisor(s): Latty, Tanya (Dr)

Insulin-mediated regulation of adipocyte lipolysis

Insulin, a hormone that is released after a meal, regulates many aspects of metabolism including a process called lipolysis that involves the release of fatty acids into the circula more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)