Mitochondria and intracellular bacterial pathogens
- Research Opportunity
- PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Doherty Institute
|Dr Hayley Newtonemail@example.com||(03) 9035 6307||Personal web page|
|Ms Diana Stojanovski|
Summary This project will use cutting edge biochemistry, microscopy, microbiology and eukaryotic cell biology to explore the impact of intracellular bacterial pathogens on mitochondrial function.
Intracellular bacterial pathogens employ specialised secretion systems that transport virulence proteins, termed effectors, into the host cytosol. These effectors can subvert normal eukaryotic functions allowing the pathogen to create a replicative niche and evade killing. Some effector proteins target the host cell mitochondria where their functions remain largely unknown. This project will use cutting edge biochemistry, microscopy, microbiology and eukaryotic cell biology to explore the impact of intracellular bacterial pathogens on mitochondrial function.
Faculty Research Themes
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PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
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