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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.

This project is open to Honours and PhD students

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Engineering the secretory pathways of yeast Honours, Masters
Enhancing carotenoid levels in cereals by esterification Honours, PhD
Entropy, information theory and biodiversity Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Environmental effects on photosynthesis of species with the C3-C4 intermediate photosynthetic pathway Honours
Environmental physiology of locusts Honours, PhD
Epigenetic integration of genomic and environmental information in honey bees Honours, Bachelor, PhD
Epigenetics of brain plasticity Honours, Bachelor, PhD
Erythrocyte membrane modifications during malaria infection Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Evolution at extremes: Macroevolutionary responses to harsh environments Honours, PhD
Evolution of Australia's globally unique biodiversity hotspot PhD
Evolution of scald and net form of net blotch Honours, PhD
Evolution of the Australian Onychophora Honours, PhD
Evolutionary biology of Australian reptiles and amphibians Honours, Masters, PhD
Evolutionary significance of early developmental environments: Interaction between maternal effects and offspring thermal environment on phenotypic development and fitness PhD
Evolving with sexually transmitted infections Honours, PhD
Exploring Australia’s diversity for pathogens of weeds Honours, Masters
Exploring the evolutionary protein landscape of Rubisco PhD
Factors impacting gene silencing efficacy in plants Honours, Masters, PhD
Feeding and ecology of grapevine scales PhD
Flavonoid functions in nitrogen-fixing symbioses Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Function of molecular chaperones in the export and display of parasite proteins Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Functional characterisation of novel autotransporter proteins Honours, Bachelor
Fungal bioinformatics PhD
Genes, diet and environment Honours, PhD
Genital evolution in insects Honours, PhD

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