Examining the evolutionary role of alpha-actinin-3 in adaptive thermogenesis

Research Opportunity
Honours
Project Status
Future
Department
Paediatrics
Location
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Peter Houweling Personal web page
Professor Kathryn North Personal web page

Project Details

Using the Actn3 KO mouse, this project will study the role of alpha-actinin-3, in both skeletal muscle and BAT in response to cold stimuli and determine if evolutionary loss is actually our gain.



Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Child Health in Medicine



Research Opportunities

Honours
Graduate Research Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other Graduate Research requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

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Key Contact

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Department

Paediatrics

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital