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

Research Opportunity
Number of Honour Places Available
Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Group Leader Email Number Webpage
Professor Kathryn North Personal web page
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Peter Houweling 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

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

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

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Research Node

Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

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