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Isotope effects and natural isotope abundance

The natural 13C- or 15N-abundance in plant and animal organic matter is near 1.09% and 0.37%. When expressed against an international standard, the isotope composition (δ13C and δ15N) is different from that in source material (atmospheric CO2, soil nitrates, food,…).

This project is open to Honours, Bachelor, Masters and PhD students

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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
A changing climate and coastal marine ecosystem function Masters, PhD
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
Abiotic stress signalling, developmental programming and plant adaptation Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Acoustic communication in birds Honours, PhD
Adaptations of solid tumours to their environment Honours, Masters, PhD
Alarm signals and interspecific eavesdropping Honours, PhD
Analysis of population dynamics using bioacoustic monitoring Honours, Masters, PhD
Anatomical coordination of water supply and demand Bachelor
Aquatic conservation ecology Honours, Masters, PhD
Aquatic ecosystem ecology Honours, Masters, PhD
Australian native truffle diversity Honours
Behaviour, morphology and ecology of fishes in extreme environments Honours, Masters, PhD
Bioinformatic / Computational methods Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Bioinformatics and gene discovery in wheat rust pathogens Honours, Bachelor, PhD
Biologically inspired membranes for the efficient desalination of water Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
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 Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Characterising the Zymospetoria tritici - wheat interaction Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD

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