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Protein function in plant immunity

We constantly try to identify new proteins that are involved in plant immunity, and use molecular techniques to understand their interaction partners and how they work together.

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Understanding range limits and plant migration in response to climate change in Neotropical montane forests: moving from observational models to mechanisms
    Not open to students.
    Understanding the cellular and genetic basis of differences in photosynthetic leaf capacity between Arabidopsis and a close mustard relative Hirschfeldia incana
      Not open to students.
      Understanding the molecular basis of fungal rust diseases in plants
        Bachelor, Honours, PhD
        Understanding the role of peptide hormones in determining root architecture
          Honours, Bachelor, PhD
          Unlocking new genetic systems for hybrid breeding in wheat
            Unravelling novel Rubisco structures in algae
              Use of a tobacco Pathogenesis-related Protein-5 (PR-5) promoter: β glucuronidase (GUS) reporter system to study plant defence activation in response to phytohormones, abiotic stresses and biotic inducers.
                Honours, Masters, PhD
                Using computer vision and machine learning to study honey bee behavior
                  Bachelor, Honours
                  Using macroinvertebrates to determine water quality in the Mulloon Creek catchment
                    Honours, Masters
                    Vitamin utilisation by malaria parasites
                      Bachelor, Honours, PhD
                      Vocal mimicry and display
                        What are novel mechanisms for regulating transcription, RNA turnover and protein translation
                          Honours, PhD
                          Wheat immunity and applied synthetic biology
                            Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
                            Why are biodiversity hotspots found where they are?
                              Not open to students.
                              ANU team for Australasian Synthetic Biology Challenge 2021
                                ARC Future Fellowship - impacts of climate change on plant respiration
                                  Not open to students.
                                  Bioinformatics Summer Scholarship projects
                                    Not open to students.
                                    Can plants adapt their CO2-fixation capacity in response to climate change?
                                      Not open to students.
                                      Dissecting Rubisco catalysis in C3 and C4 plants
                                        Not open to students.
                                        Environmental drivers of growth and mortality in larval fishes Not open to students.
                                        How do effector proteins from necrotrophic fungi cause disease in plants
                                          Not open to students.
                                          Improving nitrogen use efficiency in cereals
                                            Not open to students.
                                            Leaf respiration under drought
                                              Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
                                              Novel small molecule regulators of animal development
                                                Not open to students.
                                                Out of the darkness: predicting rates of respiration of illuminated leaves along nutrient gradients
                                                  Not open to students.