Honours project: Investigate the origin of signals affecting colonisation of plant roots by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Honours project: Study the structure of fungal cell wall proteins using ion mobility mass spectrometry and X-ray crystallography.
Honours project: Determine the composition and role of plant fungal pathogen secretions
Honours project: Investigate how plant fungal pathogens adhere to and infect plant surfaces.
Honours project: Investigate the nutritional value of a range of plant seeds using cell culture models
Honours project: Characterise drug sensitivities and resistance mechanisms of different malaria parasite species.
Honours project: Investigate the molecular biology of the function of Alzheimer's disease genes.
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.
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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