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This project aims to create unique optoelectronic materials based on the self-assembly of helical β-peptides. Charge carrying π-conjugated...
Supervisor: Dr Mark Del Borgo

During the last decades, substantial advances have been made in the various ‘omics techniques’ (such as transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics and...
Supervisor: Dr Ralf Schittenhelm

The Australian and New Zealand Massive Transfusion Registry (ANZ-MTR) is managed by the Transfusion Research Unit at Monash University. The registry...
Supervisor: Dr Rosemary Sparrow

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a common and severe psychiatric illness. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a complex endocrine disorder,...

Cryo-electron tomography (CET) allows for the highest resolution cellular imaging possible at the moment. To get access to all areas of the cell we...
Supervisor: Dr Georg Ramm

Cryptococcal infection of the larynx associated with high dose inhaled corticosteroid use

CT scan vs bronchoscopy in foreign body detection in children

Opportunities exist to join this exciting program, its introduction and evaluation. Skills acquired may include focused group learning, qualitative...
Supervisor: Dr Arunaz Kumar

Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) are formed in the body when the reducing sugars react with the free amino groups on proteins. AGEs are...
Supervisor: Dr Nicole Kellow

The Y-chromosome gene, SRY, is widely expressed in the male brain, such as the substantia nigra, ventral tegmental area (VTA), pre-frontal cortex (...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Pattern recognition receptors, including Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and NOD-like receptors (NLRs) are key components of the innate immune response....
Supervisor: Dr Kate Lawlor

Severe asthma is difficult to manage clinically since it is often insensitive to high dose corticosteroid treatment, with patients typically...

Pasteurella multocida is a Gram-negative bacterial pathogen that causes a number of different diseases in cattle, pigs and poultry, resulting in...

Mounting evidence suggests that neuronal activity influences myelination, potentially allowing for experience-driven modulation of neural circuitry....
Supervisor: Dr Tobias Merson

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is a highly aggressive cancer that arises in the brainstem of children and is universally fatal. Using next-...
Supervisor: Dr Jason Cain

CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has revolutionised our vision of the genome, which can now be edited to correct mutations, or silence aberrant genes. The...
Supervisor: Dr Michael Gantier

Antibiotic-resistance is a major problem in hospitals and different community settings. Dendritic cells are sentinel cells of the innate immune...

The contraceptive pill has been linked to depressive mood. It has been hypothesised that the progesterone components of the pill are likely to drive...

Associate Professor Kazantzis is interested in working with motivated honours students who want to learn more about how to practice Cognitive...

Individuals that lack a normal functioning immune system are susceptible to opportunistic infections when challenged by pathogens (e.g viruses and...
Supervisor: Dr George Grigoriadis

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