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C4 Rice Project

This project is looking to install the C4 pathway from maize into rice, to supercharge photosynthesis and increase crop yeilds.
It is part of a C4 rice international consortium of labs, and is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Exploring Australia’s diversity for pathogens of weeds Honours, Masters
Acacia evolution: why do some species evolve faster than others? Bachelor, Honours, PhD
New methods in phylogenetics Honours, Bachelor, PhD
Reading the history of mutations in individual plants Honours, Masters, PhD
3D modelling of navigation environments Not open to students.
A molecular view of Australian biodiversity - exploring insect genomes for major shifts in functional genes Masters, PhD
A synthetic biology approach to supercharging plant CO2 fixation Honours, Bachelor, PhD
A unique non-human model for the evolution of musical tool use: drumming by the palm cockatoo Not open to students.
Abiotic stress signalling, developmental programming and plant adaptation Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Above and below-ground specialization in Australian orchids Not open to students.
Acoustic communication in birds Honours, PhD
Adaptations of solid tumours to their environment Honours, Masters, PhD
Alarm signals and interspecific eavesdropping Honours, PhD
Amazalert: raising the alert about critical feedbacks between climate and land use change in Amazonia Not open to students.
Anatomical coordination of water supply and demand Bachelor
ANU International applicants for PhDs in Biomedical Science and Biochemistry PhD
Ascochyta blight of chickpea Not open to students.
Australian Mountain Research Facility (AMRF, ARC LIEF project) Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Australian native truffle diversity Honours
Avian ecology and climate change Not open to students.
Beating the heat? Population genomics of climate change in Australian birds Not open to students.
Bioinformatic / Computational methods Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Bioinformatics and gene discovery in wheat rust pathogens Honours, Bachelor, PhD
Biological controls on soil respiration and its climatic response across a large tropical elevation gradient Not open to students.
Biologically inspired membranes for the efficient desalination of water Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD

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