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Understanding pollination processes between bees and flowers

Bee flower image

Honours project: Investigate the molecular basis of extrorse anther outcrossing mechanism in flowering plants.

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Understanding T cells in autoimmune disease

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Honours project: Investigate transcriptional control of inflammatory T helper cells in autoimmunity.

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Flower development in barley

Researcher photo Matthew Tucker

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project on controlling organ development in barley by MADS-box transcription factors.

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Phylogeography and conservation genetics of Australian birds and mammals, including night parrots, wombats and quolls

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Honours project: Use DNA sampled through space and time to understand the evolution and conservation genetics of Australian birds and mammals.

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Acoustic attraction of oysters: Restoring oyster reefs

Dolphins Lady Bay Fieldwork, courtesy Sam Langholz

Honours project: Pearl Jam or Blue Oyster Cult... What sounds help oyster larvae navigate to newly built oyster reefs?

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Aboriginal fermentations: Discovering their chemistry and new yeast species

Tasmanian Cider gum

Honours project: Wine scientists are seeking students to work on multi-disciplinary research projects that aim to discover new yeast species and unravel the chemistry behind Aboriginal fermentations.

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Molecular diet analysis of introduced and native species

Honours project: Molecular diet analysis of introduced and native species using DNA.

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How do cancer cells become aggressive?

summary diagram gene regulation in cancer lab

Honours project: Investigate the function of alternative splice variants in cancer cell plasticity.

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Advanced yeast for challenging bioprocesses

Vladimir Jiranek researcher photo

Honours project: Test new and improved yeast strains to advanced winemaking and other biotechnology processes.

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Molecular diet analysis of bent-winged bats

bent-winged bats

Honours project: Explore the diet of bent-winged bats through conservation genetics and forensic biology.

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