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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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Identifying novel tolerance to subsoil constraints in a FIGS wheat set

Wheat

Honours project: Identify wheat lines from around the world that are tolerant to subsoil challenges such as high salinity and soil pH

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Improving wheat yields in dispersive soils

Wheat

Honours project: Examine how wheat yield can be improved by increasing tolerance to different soil constraints

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Effect of micronutrients on the growth of wheat in sodic soils

Plant accelerator

Honours project: Examine how micronutrient interactions alter the growth and ion concentrations of wheat in sodic soils

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Management practices to enable early wet season forage production in lowland rice production systems of The Lao PDR

Joshua Philp and Matthew Denton

Honours project: Explore management options to improve early wet season crop production in Lao PDR, southeast Asia

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Early Origins of Breast and Prostate Cancer

food and nutrition science student

Honours project: Explore maternal nutrition, developmental origins of disease, cancer and epigenetics through molecular genetics

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The role of micronutrients in pregnancy

pregnant woman

Honours project: Investigate the effect of micronutrients such as folate on placental function during pregnancy

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Epigenetic regulation in placenta development

Honours in Molecular and biomedical science

Honours project: Learn more about epigenetics in placenta development using molecular techniques

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Exploring the function of MADS-box genes in barley inflorescence development

barley

Honours project: Learn about functional gene research combined with molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and developmental biology

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Use of drones to assess the performance of wheat in sodic soils

drone over crops

Honours project: Investigate wheat growth and yield in high-sodium soils using drone-mounted imaging techniques

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