News: Honours projects - Molecular and biomedical science: Microbiology and immunology
Discovery of new genes that promote T cell activity against cancer
Honours project: Help identify novel genes involved in T cell trafficking to solid tumours.
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Controlling inflammation during influenza infection
Honours project: Investigate Tr1 cell mediated control of tissue damage during influenza infection.
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Understanding T cells in autoimmune disease
Honours project: Investigate transcriptional control of inflammatory T helper cells in autoimmunity.
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Deep learning for better cellular imaging
Honours project: Help improve the imaging capabilities of scientists studying infection and reproductive biology.
CRISPR genome wide screens & viral replication
Honours project: Use CRISPR/Cas9 genome wide screens to identify viral host dependency factors and novel innate immune genes that control viral replication.
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Molecular tagging of the dengue virus genome
Honours project: Contribute to the development of effective antivirals that target Dengue virus.
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Honours project: This exciting research project will investigate virus purification, the effect of gamma-irradiation on virus structure, and the ability of gamma-irradiated viruses to induce cytotoxic T cell responses.
Drug resistance of malaria parasites
Honours project: Characterise drug sensitivities and resistance mechanisms of different malaria parasite species.
Stress response in pathogenic bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae
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.