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How do environmental factors influence sheep movement, space use and social behaviour?

Sheep Roseworthy

Honours project: Identify how environmental factors influence movement, space use and social behaviour in Merino sheep.

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‘Non-self’ & organelle quality control mutations

Honours project: Explore a project in ‘Non-self’ and organelle quality control mutations: late-onset neurodegeneration is an auto-inflammatory disease.

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WWOX Enzyme function is a target for treatment of metabolic diseases including cancer

Honours project: This genetics research project will explore the WWOX Enzyme function as a target for the treatment of metabolic diseases including cancer.

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Drosophila model for mucopolysaccharidosis type III

Honours project: Use the unique capabilities of Drosophila to model and genetically dissect pathogenic pathways that lead from mutation to clinical symptoms in mucopolysaccharidosis type III.

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TLR4 & Treg cells in early pregnancy

Honours project: This reproductive immunology project explores the role of the toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) in maternal immune adaptation for pregnancy.

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Immune regulation of preterm birth

Honours project: This honours project in molecular and biomedical science will investigate immune regulation of preterm birth.

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Cloning acute lymphoblastic leukaemia fusion genes and variants

Acute lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Honours project: Clone full-length fusion-genes and gene variants from patient material into mammalian expression plasmids.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Koalas

Environmental monitoring with drones with Dr Ramesh Raja Segaran

Honours project: Use drones to assist with wildlife conservation and research.

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4D in vivo biophotonics for metabolism and pain in real time

BioPhotonics image

Honours project: Participate in an emerging area of science which could improve outcomes for type-1 diabetes sufferers as well as provide crucial redox balance information for athletes, livestock and plants.

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Efficacy of a combination of TKI and a novel allosteric inhibitor asciminib in chronic myeloid leukaemia

Tim Hughes honours - asciminib

Honours project: Investigate the synergistic effect of the combination of TKI and asciminib.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition