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Design of biomimetic coatings to understand plant-pathogen relations

microsope

Honours project: Investigate how plant fungal pathogens adhere to and infect plant surfaces.

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Shoots or roots - which controls plant-fungal interactions?

plant roots

Honours project: Investigate the origin of signals affecting colonisation of plant roots by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.

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Assessing the effects of plant seed extracts on Caco2 cell cultures

chia seeds

Honours project: Investigate the nutritional value of a range of plant seeds using cell culture models

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Drug resistance of malaria parasites

Honours project: Characterise drug sensitivities and resistance mechanisms of different malaria parasite species.

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Making a bistable switch

Making a bistable switch

Honours project: This honours project involves the design, construction and testing of an activator based bistable switch.

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Molecular biology analysis of the function of Alzheimer's disease genes

Investigate the molecular biology of the function of Alzheimer's disease genes.

Honours project: Investigate the molecular biology of the function of Alzheimer's disease genes.

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Models of Hadrons & Hadronic Interactions

Honours projects: Projects using models such as NJL, or the MIT bag, to calculate hadron properties, to calculate reactions involving hadrons and to build quark models of atomic nuclei.

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Stress response in pathogenic bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae

Dr Stephen Kidd

Honours project: Participate in important research into the stress response in pathogenic bacteria, in particular, Haemophilus influenzae which can lead to several serious diseases in humans.

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Zika virus infection of the placenta

Honours project: Examine the role of the innate immune response to zika virus infection in the female reproductive tract (FRT) and placenta.

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Behavioural analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease

We’re undertaking behavioural analysis of zebrafish models in order to help find treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.

Honours project: Undertake behavioural analysis of zebrafish models in order to help find treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.

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