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Structural study of misfolding proteins
Honours project: Investigate the structural characterisation of protein misfolding in amyloid diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Snake venom proteins
Honours project: Gain new insights into higher order protein structures in selected snake venoms.
Use of local anaesthesia for lamb marking
Honours project: Evaluate the efficacy and adoption of Numnuts, a local anaesthetic used on sheep.
Acoustic attraction of oysters: Restoring oyster reefs
Honours project: Pearl Jam or Blue Oyster Cult... What sounds help oyster larvae navigate to newly built oyster reefs?
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Using the ancient DNA to explore human adaptation & evolutionary medicine
Honours project: Get involved in research into human adaptation and evolutionary medicine.
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Ubiquitin signalling in human diseases
Honours project: Investigate the effect of ubiquitin signalling on cell differentiation.
Determining the effect of protein quality control to astrocyte stress responses
Honours project: Learn how brain cells are adapting to different stress responses, and what happens to this adaptation if the protein quality control is compromised.
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In vitro maturation of canine oocytes
Honours project: Determine the effects of different in vitro maturation (IVM) conditions on the developmental competence of canine oocytes.
Investigating the cause and prevention of red gut in lambs grazing lucerne
Honours project: Identify factors contributing to the incidence of red gut in lambs grazing lucerne, and develop strategies to prevent red gut from occurring.
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Predicting concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in 2D membranes
Honours project: Chemistry honours opportunities that aim to predict concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in two-dimensional (2D) membranes.
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