Potential projects

Title Lab Research themes Degree type
Acacia evolution: why do some species evolve faster than others? Lanfear Lab - Mutation, molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Cross-talk between abiotic and biotic stress signaling Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
New methods in phylogenetics Lanfear Lab - Mutation, molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Reading the history of mutations in individual plants Lanfear Lab - Mutation, molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework
  • Higher degree by research
Understanding gender bias in science Kruuk Lab - Evolutionary ecology and quantitative genetics, Lanfear Lab - Mutation, molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  • Honours
3D modelling of navigation environments Zeil Lab - Ecological neuroscience
  • Higher degree by research
A candidate gene linking root development and stomatal physiology Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
A changing climate and coastal marine ecosystem function Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
A winning combination? Could seed dormancy and polyploidy be beneficial in a warmer, drier climate? Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Honours
Abiotic stress signalling, developmental programming and plant adaptation Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Acoustic communication in birds Magrath Lab - Behavioural ecology; acoustic communication; ornithology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Alarm signals and interspecific eavesdropping Magrath Lab - Behavioural ecology; acoustic communication; ornithology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Analysis of population dynamics using bioacoustic monitoring Rodrigo Lab - Ecogenomics and bioinformatics
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Anatomical coordination of water supply and demand Farquhar Lab - Coordination of CO2 fixation and transpiration in plants
  • Undergraduate
Aquatic conservation ecology Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Aquatic ecosystem ecology Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
ARC PEB and GRDC Scholarship project 1: Respiratory energy use efficiency in wheat: whole-plant perspective Atkin Lab - Plant respiration in a changing world
  • Higher degree by research
ARC PEB and GRDC Scholarship project 2: Mechanisms of heat tolerance in wheat – Identifying processes underlying heat-induced changes in night respiration Atkin Lab - Plant respiration in a changing world
  • Higher degree by research
Australian alpine seed and seedling ecology Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Australian native truffle diversity Linde Lab - Population genetics, evolution, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics of fungi
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Behaviour, morphology and ecology of fishes in extreme environments Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Bioinformatic / Computational methods Huttley Lab - Bioinformatics, molecular evolution of genomes
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Bioinformatics Summer Scholarship projects Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Summer scholar course
Biologically inspired membranes for the efficient desalination of water Corry Lab - Transport proteins and computational biophysics
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Can plants adapt their CO2-fixation capacity in response to climate change? Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Honours
Cancer metabolism Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Carry-over effects of climate on Australian Birds Gardner Lab - Avian ecology and climate change
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Cell specific activation of plant hormones Mathesius Lab - Root microbe interactions - symbionts to parasites
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Cellular adaptations that allow the transmission and survival of Plasmodium falciparum when taken up by the mosquito Maier Lab - Molecular mechanisms of malaria pathogenesis
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Characterising the genomes of wheat stripe rust Rathjen Lab - Plant immunity
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Characterising the Zymospetoria tritici - wheat interaction Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Characterization of low CO2 sensitive Arabidopsis photosynthetic mutants Badger Lab - Photosynthetic functional genomics
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Characterizing the mRNA-protein “interactome” of plants Millar Lab - MicroRNA mediated gene silencing in plants
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Chemical mechanism of Rubisco catalysis Tcherkez Lab - Plant metabolic fluxes and interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Chromosomal evolution in the Social huntsman spider Delena cancerides Rowell Lab - Population genetics, karyology and phylogeography of terrestrial invertebrates
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Co-evolution between Australian cuckoos and their hosts Langmore Lab - Avian evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Higher degree by research
CO2 diffusion inside leaves von Caemmerer Lab - CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Control of meristem differentiation and plant architecture in legumes Djordjevic Lab - Root architecture, root nodule formation, nitrogen fixation, regulatory peptides, plant development, Rhizobium
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Coral development and comparative genomics Ball (Eldon) Lab - The molecular basis of coral biology
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Defining the roles of novel enzymes in carotenoid biosynthesis Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Design and evaluation of novel antimalarial drugs Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Developing molecular tools for functional analysis of microRNA-mediated gene silencing Millar Lab - MicroRNA mediated gene silencing in plants
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Development of a simple, inexpensive therapeutic cancer vaccine Fahrer Lab - Immunology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Discovering new signaling molecules in plants Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Diseases of amino acid transport Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Dissecting Rubisco catalysis in C3 and C4 plants Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Summer scholar course
  • Higher degree by research
Distance based inference of population dynamics Rodrigo Lab - Ecogenomics and bioinformatics
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Distribution of novel Escherichia species Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
Diversity of Escherichia coli along the intestinal tract Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Do multidrug transporters play a role in Alzheimer’s Disease? Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Drug resistance in the human malaria parasite Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Duetting and female song in Australian passerines Langmore Lab - Avian evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
E. coli within and among host dynamics in poultry Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Ecological processes in evolutionary radiations Cardillo Lab - Macroevolution, Macroecology and Biogeography
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Ecology, genetics and physiology of animal-plant interactions Foley Lab - Animal-Plant interactions
Ecophysiology of salinity and temperature tolerance in a changing world Ball (Marilyn) Lab - Ecophysiology of salinity and freezing tolerance
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Effects of climate change on Australian bird species
Effects of climate change on Australian bird species Kruuk Lab - Evolutionary ecology and quantitative genetics, Gardner Lab - Avian ecology and climate change
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Effects of climate change on avian morphology Gardner Lab - Avian ecology and climate change
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Electrophysiology and molecular studies on stomata during drought Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Elucidating the role of phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in the evolution of Australian Pelargonium species Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Entropy, information theory and biodiversity Dewar Lab - Entropy in biological and physical systems
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Environmental drivers of fish energy budgets Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Higher degree by research
Environmental effects on photosynthesis of species with the C3-C4 intermediate photosynthetic pathway von Caemmerer Lab - CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves
  • Honours
Environmental physiology of locusts Cooper Lab - Insect physiology, salt and water regulation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Epigenetic integration of genomic and environmental information in honey bees Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Epigenetics of brain plasticity Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Epigenomics of brain wiring and behaviour in honey bees Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Erythrocyte membrane modifications during malaria infection Maier Lab - Molecular mechanisms of malaria pathogenesis
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Evolution at extremes: Macroevolutionary responses to harsh environments Bromham Lab - Macroevolution and macroecology, Cardillo Lab - Macroevolution, Macroecology and Biogeography
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Evolution of Australia's globally unique biodiversity hotspot Crisp Lab - Plant systematics and biogeography
  • Higher degree by research
Evolution of scald and net form of net blotch Linde Lab - Population genetics, evolution, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics of fungi
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Evolution of Shigella Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Evolution of the Australian Onychophora Rowell Lab - Population genetics, karyology and phylogeography of terrestrial invertebrates
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Evolutionary analysis of short read sequences Rodrigo Lab - Ecogenomics and bioinformatics
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Evolutionary biology of Australian reptiles and amphibians Keogh Lab - Evolutionary biology & ecology of reptiles and amphibians
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Exploring the evolutionary protein landscape of Rubisco Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Factors impacting gene silencing efficacy in plants Millar Lab - MicroRNA mediated gene silencing in plants
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Feeding and ecology of grapevine scales Cooper Lab - Insect physiology, salt and water regulation
  • Higher degree by research
Fiddler crabs: sex, territoriality and beyond Backwell Lab - Behavioural ecology of fiddler crabs
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Flavonoid functions in nitrogen-fixing symbioses Mathesius Lab - Root microbe interactions - symbionts to parasites
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Function of molecular chaperones in the export and display of parasite proteins Maier Lab - Molecular mechanisms of malaria pathogenesis
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Functional characterisation of novel autotransporter proteins Leyton Lab - Assembly, function, and applications of nanoscale bacterial surface structures
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
Functional genomics of serotype-converting bacteriophages of Shigella flexneri Verma Lab - Bacterial and bacteriophage genetics, and vaccine development
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Fungal bioinformatics Linde Lab - Population genetics, evolution, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics of fungi
  • Higher degree by research
Fungal effector uptake into plant cells Hardham Lab - Plant pathogen interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Genes from wild relatives to improve drought resistance: case study on tomato Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Genes, diet and environment Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Genome wide association mapping Borevitz Lab - Plant genomics for climate adaption
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Germinate or remain quiescent? Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Global patterns of biodiversity Cardillo Lab - Macroevolution, Macroecology and Biogeography
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Honours and PhD student research in plant ecology and ecophysiology Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Honours projects are now available to study a wide range of topics in biosecurity and pathogenesis Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Honours
How do biological molecules distinguish between ions? Corry Lab - Transport proteins and computational biophysics
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
How do effector proteins from necrotrophic fungi cause disease in plants Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
How does P-glycoprotein confer resistance to so many anti-cancer drugs? Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
How does pfCRT confer drug resistance to malaria? Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
Hunting for new hubs in intracellular communication Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Identification and characterisation of membrane transport proteins Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Identification and functional characterisation of flax rust effectors Jones Lab - Disease resistance
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Identification and functional characterisation of the Fusarium oxysporum Avr7 effector gene. Jones Lab - Disease resistance
Identification of 2000 novel protein isoforms in the human and mouse genomes Fahrer Lab - Immunology
  • Undergraduate
  • Higher degree by research
Identification of genes involved in animal body plan patterning Adamska Lab - Genomic and evolutionary basis of animal development
  • Honours
Identification of molecular mechanisms of action and direct target genes of developmental signalling pathways in sponges Adamska Lab - Genomic and evolutionary basis of animal development
  • Higher degree by research
Identification of target genes of developmental transcription factors Brachyury, Gata and Caudal in sponges Adamska Lab - Genomic and evolutionary basis of animal development
  • Higher degree by research
Infection of plants by rust fungi Hardham Lab - Plant pathogen interactions
  • Higher degree by research
Insect ecology, morphology or physiology Cooper Lab - Insect physiology, salt and water regulation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Insect vision & navigation Zeil Lab - Ecological neuroscience
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Integrative taxonomy of Australian monsoonal herpetofauna Keogh Lab - Evolutionary biology & ecology of reptiles and amphibians, Moritz Lab - Evolutionary biogeography & conservation
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Graduate entry medicine
  • Higher degree by research
Investigating the genetic architecture of thermal acclimation of leaf energy metabolism using GWAS Atkin Lab - Plant respiration in a changing world, Borevitz Lab - Plant genomics for climate adaption
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework
  • Higher degree by research
Investigating the role of DNA methylation in stress adaptation Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Ion homeostasis in the malaria parasite Kirk Lab - Membrane transport in parasites
  • Higher degree by research
Isotope effects and natural isotope abundance Tcherkez Lab - Plant metabolic fluxes and interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Graduate entry medicine
  • Higher degree by research
Laboratory overview Rathjen Lab - Plant immunity
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Landscape genomics Borevitz Lab - Plant genomics for climate adaption
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Leaf respiration under drought Atkin Lab - Plant respiration in a changing world
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Lipid flipping in vision: seeing is believing! Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Manipulating CO2 transport with aquaporins to improve photosynthesis Evans Lab - Physiology of photosynthesis; interactions with nitrogen
  • Honours
Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite and their roles in conferring drug resistance Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Metagenomics and the analysis of microbial genomes Huttley Lab - Bioinformatics, molecular evolution of genomes
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Microbial control of root developmental plasticity Mathesius Lab - Root microbe interactions - symbionts to parasites, Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
MicroRNA target recognition; the role of the target RNA secondary structure. Millar Lab - MicroRNA mediated gene silencing in plants
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Molecular evolution and Phylogenetics Huttley Lab - Bioinformatics, molecular evolution of genomes
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Molecular tools to reveal protein function and identify drug targets Maier Lab - Molecular mechanisms of malaria pathogenesis
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
New antibiotics that target membrane channels Corry Lab - Transport proteins and computational biophysics
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
New approaches to discovering biodiversity and understanding its response to climate change Moritz Lab - Evolutionary biogeography & conservation
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Novel approaches to exploring the role of P-glycoprotein in cancer resistance Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
Novel metabolite discovery and characterisation Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Novel nutrient/metabolite transporters in apicomplexan parasites Kirk Lab - Membrane transport in parasites, van Dooren Lab - Cell biology and metabolism of apicomplexan parasites
Olfactory pattern recognition in nematodes Behm Lab - Nematode molecular biology
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Parent-offspring communication under the risk of predation Magrath Lab - Behavioural ecology; acoustic communication; ornithology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Patterns and correlates of extinction risk Cardillo Lab - Macroevolution, Macroecology and Biogeography
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Peripheral isolates as hotbeds of adaptive diversity Moritz Lab - Evolutionary biogeography & conservation
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
PhD project: ageing in a cooperatively breeding songbird Kruuk Lab - Evolutionary ecology and quantitative genetics, Cockburn Lab - Evolutionary ecology
  • Higher degree by research
PhD project: the effect of social environment on sexual selection in an invasive fish species Kruuk Lab - Evolutionary ecology and quantitative genetics, Jennions Lab - Behavioural and reproductive ecology
  • Higher degree by research
PhD projects are now available to study a wide range of topics in biosecurity and pathogenesis Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Phenotypic plasticity and plant water use in a changing climate: a multi-species, multi-site investigation Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
Photosynthesis, food security and global change Evans Lab - Physiology of photosynthesis; interactions with nitrogen
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Phylogenetics of microbiome Rodrigo Lab - Ecogenomics and bioinformatics
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Phylogenomic assessment of conservation priorities in two biodiversity hotspots: The Pilbara and Kimberley Keogh Lab - Evolutionary biology & ecology of reptiles and amphibians, Moritz Lab - Evolutionary biogeography & conservation
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Phylogeny, biogeography and diversification of Australian plants Bromham Lab - Macroevolution and macroecology, Cardillo Lab - Macroevolution, Macroecology and Biogeography
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Phylogeographic estimation of dispersal kernel Rodrigo Lab - Ecogenomics and bioinformatics
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Physiological and molecular regulation of stomatal movement von Caemmerer Lab - CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Phytophthora cell wall degrading enzymes Hardham Lab - Plant pathogen interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Phytophthora pathogenicity Hardham Lab - Plant pathogen interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Plant interactions and species distributions across climate gradients in the alpine zone: The role of shrubs Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Honours
Plant optimisation modelling Dewar Lab - Entropy in biological and physical systems
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Plasmodium falciparum lipid metabolism as a target for malaria intervention strategies Maier Lab - Molecular mechanisms of malaria pathogenesis
  • Higher degree by research
Projects in science education Howitt Lab - Transporter structure and function
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Protein function in plant immunity Rathjen Lab - Plant immunity
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Rates of molecular evolution in parasites Bromham Lab - Macroevolution and macroecology
  • Higher degree by research
Redefining metabolic schemes in plant respiration Tcherkez Lab - Plant metabolic fluxes and interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Redesign and engineering of the autotransporter β-barrel domain Leyton Lab - Assembly, function, and applications of nanoscale bacterial surface structures
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Redox regulation of proteins during drought and high light stress Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Regulation of cricket salivary glands Cooper Lab - Insect physiology, salt and water regulation
  • Higher degree by research
Riboflavin requirements by the intraerythrocytic stage of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum Saliba Lab - Physiology and biochemistry of the malaria parasite
  • Higher degree by research
Scrutinizing the influence of temperature on Rubisco catalysis Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Summer scholar course
  • Higher degree by research
Sexual selection and the evolution of sex roles Jennions Lab - Behavioural and reproductive ecology
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Shigella virulence and vaccine development Verma Lab - Bacterial and bacteriophage genetics, and vaccine development
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Snowmelt timing and summer drought in the alpine zone: what strategies do alpine plants use to cope? Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Honours
Speciation in co-evolved taxa: sexually-deceptive orchids and their mycorrhizal symbionts Linde Lab - Population genetics, evolution, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics of fungi
  • Higher degree by research
Species discovery and refugia in the monsoonal tropics Keogh Lab - Evolutionary biology & ecology of reptiles and amphibians, Moritz Lab - Evolutionary biogeography & conservation
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Starving tumours Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Statistical methods of sequence divergence Huttley Lab - Bioinformatics, molecular evolution of genomes
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Honours
  • Masters coursework & research
  • Higher degree by research
Structural and functional analysis of glucosyl and O-acetyl transferases of Shigella flexneri Verma Lab - Bacterial and bacteriophage genetics, and vaccine development
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Student opportunites in the phenomic analysis of CO2 acquisition by cyanobacteria Price Lab - Phenomic analysis of CO2 acquisition by cyanobacteria
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Student opportunities in molecular analysis of CO2 acquisition by cyanobacteria Price Lab - Phenomic analysis of CO2 acquisition by cyanobacteria
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Student projects - additional topics for the future Atkin Lab - Plant respiration in a changing world
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Student projects in thylakoid function and structure Chow Lab - Thylakoid structure and function
  • Higher degree by research
Student research projects in CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves von Caemmerer Lab - CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Student research projects in tumour immunology and liposome targeting Altin Lab - Tumour immunology and liposome targeting group
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Studies on the biochemical regulation of C3 and C4 photosynthesis von Caemmerer Lab - CO2 fixation and water loss of leaves
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Studying pathogen proteins that cause disease Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Summer scholarships in plant ecology and ecophysiology Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Summer scholar course
Supercharging CO2 fixation by plants Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Higher degree by research
Synthetic nanotubes to mimic biological ion channels Chung Lab - Biophysics of ion channels
  • Higher degree by research
Targeting ion transport in apicomplexan parasites with new generation antimalarials Kirk Lab - Membrane transport in parasites, van Dooren Lab - Cell biology and metabolism of apicomplexan parasites
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
The bioinformatic methods of epigenomic data analysis Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
The biology of the apicoplast and mitochondrion in apicomplexan parasites van Dooren Lab - Cell biology and metabolism of apicomplexan parasites
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
The colon environment as a determinant of E. coli diversity Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
The evolution of mouth markings in estrildid finches Langmore Lab - Avian evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
The impact of DNA sequence variants on epigenetic processes and their capacity to respond to contrasting environmental inputs Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
The leaf epidermis: optimizing defense, water loss and CO2 entry Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
The role of amino acids in diabetes Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
The role of phospholipid flippases in the immune system Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
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The role of phospholipids and lipid signalling in the plasticity of growth and development Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Summer scholar course
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The role of RNA binding proteins in post-transcriptional gene regulation and plant biology. Millar Lab - MicroRNA mediated gene silencing in plants
  • Summer scholar course
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The sensing and signalling of mechanical stress by roots- Genetic regulation of root: shoot communication and function under drought Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Summer scholar course
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Theory and application of Maximum Entropy Production Dewar Lab - Entropy in biological and physical systems
  • Undergraduate
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To what degree does autotransporter folding inside the bacterial cell resemble autotransporter folding in bulk solution? Leyton Lab - Assembly, function, and applications of nanoscale bacterial surface structures
  • Honours
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Understanding the role of peptide hormones in determining root architecture Djordjevic Lab - Root architecture, root nodule formation, nitrogen fixation, regulatory peptides, plant development, Rhizobium
  • Summer scholar course
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  • Higher degree by research
Unravelling novel Rubisco structures in algae Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Summer scholar course
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  • Higher degree by research
Visual tools for underwater observation of aquatic species Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
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Vocal mimicry and display Magrath Lab - Behavioural ecology; acoustic communication; ornithology
  • Higher degree by research
Watching proteins as they change shape Corry Lab - Transport proteins and computational biophysics
  • Undergraduate
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Wheat immunity and applied synthetic biology Rathjen Lab - Plant immunity
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
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Where physics and maths meet biology Dewar Lab - Entropy in biological and physical systems
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
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Why does cancer chemotherapy fail? Callaghan Lab - Human disease and membrane transport
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Why is Rubisco from red algae better at CO2-fixation than Rubisco from crop plants? Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Honours

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