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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

A study using seedlings to examine physiological responses to changes in temperature, soils and herbivore pressure, in a well studied tropical forest elevation transect, in Peru.

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Exploring the evolutionary protein landscape of Rubisco PhD
Expression of modified tobacco and foreign Rubiscos in tobacco chloroplasts Not open to students.
Factors affecting Perigord truffle production in Australia Not open to students.
Factors impacting gene silencing efficacy in plants Honours, Masters, PhD
Feeding and ecology of grapevine scales PhD
Fiddler crabs: current projects Masters, PhD
Fiddler crabs: sex, territoriality and beyond Masters
Flavonoid functions in nitrogen-fixing symbioses Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Food matters - Studying and disentangling the interconnection of monocultures, the microbiome and honey bee health Not open to students.
Function of molecular chaperones in the export and display of parasite proteins Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Functional characterisation of novel autotransporter proteins Honours, Bachelor
Fungal bioinformatics PhD
Fungal effector uptake into plant cells Not open to students.
Genes, diet and environment Honours, PhD
Genetics and evolution of variation in chemical defence against herbivores Not open to students.
Genetics to improve production of essential oils from Australian trees Not open to students.
Genital evolution in insects Honours, PhD
Genome wide association mapping Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Genotypic variation in Rubisco between diverse wheats Not open to students.
Global patterns of biodiversity Honours, PhD
Habitat quality as a driver of fisheries productivity on macroalgal reefs Not open to students.
Have megajournals changed the way that science is done? Honours, PhD
Honours projects are now available to study a wide range of topics in biosecurity and pathogenesis Honours
HONOURS/MSC PROJECTS: The evolution of plasticity in thermal tolerance Bachelor, Honours, Masters
Host social structure and the clonal composition of bacterial populations Not open to students.

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