Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Projects Primary Supervisor Department Research Themes Research Opportunity
A novel link between metabolism and host defence: O-GlcNAc glycosylation Professor Jose Villadangos
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Alternative splicing in human parasites Stuart Ralph
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,Systems Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Analysing protein structures Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Characterisation of the changes of the endocytic and secretory pathway of dendritic cells upon activation Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Decoding the trafficking of immune receptors Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Cell Signalling,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Designing better drugs Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Designing new optogenetic tools for biomedical research A/Prof Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cell Signalling PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Development of Novel antimalarial drugs Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Therapeutics and Translation PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Exploiting nanoparticles as vaccines Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Cell Signalling,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Finding clarity within a blizzard- guiding the solution of cryo-EM structures Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Immunoregulatory functions of the MARCH family of ubiquitin ligases Professor Jose Villadangos
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Improving the diagnostic outcomes of patients with mitochondrial disease Dr David Stroud
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Systems Biology,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,Cardio-Respiratory PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Investigating mechanisms of protein trafficking to human mitochondria Dr Diana Stojanovski
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,Systems Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Malaria parasite-infected red blood cells: a renovator’s dream Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cellular Imaging and Structural Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Manipulating immunity to fight infection and tumours Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Mapping the proteome vulnerable to unfolding and aggregation under proteostasis stress A/Prof Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Personalising treatments for genetic diseases Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Protein trafficking and cellular architecture Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cellular Imaging and Structural Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Rational Protein Engineering Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Sex in human malaria parasites Dr Matthew Dixon
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Small molecules for BIG targets- Targeting protein-protein interactions with fragments Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Systems Biology,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Solving the native structure of the malaria parasite using cryo-electron microscopy Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cellular Imaging and Structural Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Structural Biology of Cancer Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Cell Signalling,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours
Structural Biology of Infection Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours
Structural Neurobiology Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cell Signalling,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours
Tackling drug resistance Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The amyloidogenic protease inhibitor Cystatin C in health and disease Prof. Jose Villadangos
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cardio-Respiratory,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The role of mitochondria in Coxiella burnetii infection Dr Diana Stojanovski
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Treating the person not the disease Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,Systems Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding how Anthrax toxins function Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research
Understanding how membrane-less organelles form with optogenetic tools A/Prof Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Understanding how the ATPase p97 functions at molecular level Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding immune dysfunction in acute myeloid leukemia Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cell Signalling,Cancer in Biomedicine,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the assembly of mitochondrial machines Dr David Stroud
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cardio-Respiratory,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,Systems Biology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the Molecular Consequences of Mutations Dr David Ascher David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Using the immune system to kill tumours Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cancer in Biomedicine,Cell Signalling,Molecular Mechanisms of Disease PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science