Genotype-phenotype correlations in renal complementopathies

Research Opportunity
Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Number of Honour Places Available
Medicine and Radiology
Northern Health
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Prof Judy Savige 8344 3260
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
A/Prof Deb Colville 8344 3260

Project Details

We have several families with inherited disorders of complement genes and eye abnormalities. This project involves carefully characterizing clinical features, collecting DNA, undertaking exomic sequencing, and checking for mutations in candidate genes. Any possible mutation will then be confirmed in other affected family members by DNA sequencing. This project involves patient contact, retinal photography, a small amount of lab work and how to interpret DNA sequence abnormalities.

Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology

School Research Themes

Integrated Critical Care in Medicine

Research Opportunities

Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
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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Medicine and Radiology

Research Node

Northern Health

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