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Flu vaccine

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.

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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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How Shigella initiates infection

Honours project: Investigate the Shigella adherence to and invasion of the human colon.

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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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Structural biology & drug design

Honours project: Study nuclear receptors, microbial enzymology and broad-based cancer therapeutics through an honours project in protein crystallography.

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Structure determination of bHLH/PAS proteins

Honours project: This honours project will use analogous strategies to express, purify, crystallise and solve structures of mammalian bHLH/PAS proteins.

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