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The Gene Environment Interaction

-Interrogating how different diets interact with genetics in different inbred mouse strains -Examining the genetic and environmental influence on tissue specific metabolomics -Exam more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Inluence of plant odours on foraging and behavioural ecology of mammalian herbivores

Odour ecology is an emerging new field when applied to foraging mammalian herbivores. Using free-ranging swamp wallabies in their natural habitat near Sydney, you will explore how more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate Professor), Possell, Malcolm (Dr)

Regulation of Lipid Turnover in the body

The project involves characterisation of a novel lipolysis regulator in adipocytes. more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

The role of redox in signalling: assessing the requirement of reactive oxygen species in signal transduction

Define the role of ROS in insulin signal transduction and explore how loss of control of this process causes diseases such as diabetes and cancer more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Design of Novel Biosensors and Microfluidic Devices for Interrogating the Insulin Signalling Pathway

The aim of this project is to design, engineer and validate novel biosensors that can be used to interrogate the insulin signalling pathway in live cells. more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Mechanosensation in human erythrocytes: NMR and microscopy studies

We/you will explore the mechanistic basis of the autonomous movement of the plasma membrane of red blood cells, so called membrane flickering. Also, the molecular processes that und more...

Supervisor(s): Kuchel, Philip (Emeritus Professor)

Microbial nitrogen cycling and mushroom production

Mushrooms are an important food source in the Australian diet, supplying protein, vitamins and micronutrients. Growing nutrient-rich mushrooms requires a specialized compost, which more...

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

Genomics and genetics of animals and plants

These projects will suit you if your scientific passion is to understand the relationship of genotype and phenotype using the tools of genomics, molecular and transmission genetics. more...

Supervisor(s): Saleeba, Jenny (Dr)

The influence of seminal plasma on sperm function and fertility

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of reproductive biology. The project will investigate the factors in seminal plasma that influence male fertil more...

Supervisor(s): De Graaf, Simon (Associate Professor)

Digital Agriculture and Irrigation data science

A research opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of cotton research and development. Through the Cotton Research and Development Corporation, the more...

Supervisor(s): Roth, Guy (Associate Professor)