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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

Honours projects are now available to study a wide range of topics in biosecurity and pathogenesis

Honours scholarships are available!

The following projects are available for Honours in the Solomon lab (note that some the skills gained in the project are shown in brackets) …

Studying pathogen proteins that cause disease

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Caenorhabditis elegans as a potential animal model to study host-pathogen interactions
    Honours, Masters, PhD
    Can seedling screens of energy use efficiency in wheat transfer to yield in the field?
      Bachelor
      Cancer metabolism
        Honours, Masters, PhD
        Carotenoid derivatives as chloroplast signals
          Honours, PhD
          Cellular adaptations that allow the transmission and survival of Plasmodium falciparum when taken up by the mosquito
            Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
            Characterisation of a new clade within the mitochondrial transcription termination factor (mTERF) family implicated in fertility restoration in plants.
              Bachelor
              Characterising the Zymospetoria tritici - wheat interaction
                Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
                Characterization of low and high CO2 sensitive Arabidopsis photosynthetic mutants
                  Not open to students.
                  Characterization of low CO2 sensitive Arabidopsis photosynthetic mutants
                    Honours, Bachelor, PhD
                    Characterizing the mRNA-protein “interactome” of plants
                      Honours, Masters, PhD
                      Chromosomal evolution in the Social huntsman spider Delena cancerides
                        Honours, PhD
                        Chromosome condensation and T cell development
                          Not open to students.
                          Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses
                            Not open to students.
                            Climate change and ecosystem structure, function and composition
                              Not open to students.
                              Climate change and leaf-eating mammals
                                Not open to students.
                                Co-evolution between Australian cuckoos and their hosts
                                  PhD
                                  CO2 acquisition by cyanobacteria and plants, & Synthetic Biology strategies for transplanting cyanobacterial CO2 Concentrating mechanism parts in crop plants
                                    Not open to students.
                                    CO2 diffusion inside leaves
                                      Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
                                      Comparative genomics and development of corals
                                        Not open to students.
                                        Comparative, meta-analytic and empirical approaches to understanding the impacts of developmental environments on life-history evolution
                                          PhD
                                          Control of meristem differentiation and plant architecture in legumes
                                            Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
                                            Coordination of chloroplast signals with cellular secondary messengers during abiotic and biotic stresses
                                              Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
                                              Coping with temperature extremes: morphological constraints on leaf function in a warmer, drier climate
                                                Not open to students.
                                                Coral development and comparative genomics
                                                  Not open to students.
                                                  Coral regeneration
                                                    Honours, PhD

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