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Effect of colostrum components on ruminant health & performance

Cows Roseworthy

Honours project: Determine the best feeding strategy of newborn calves for lifetime production.

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Brushtail possum responses to changing resource conditions

Brushtail possum JJ Harrison [CC BY-SA 2.5]

Honours project: Investigate how brushtail possum abundance relates to resource availability in the Murray-Mallee.

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Imprinting status of type III iodothyronine deiodinase in cattle as QTL candidate for birthweight

Iodothyronine deiodinase Betsy Smartt [CC0]

Honours project: Explore the bovine genetics and analyse the affect of specific genes on birthweight in a Droughtmaster resource population.

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Equine lameness & biomechanics

Equine athlete

Honours project: Define the potential detrimental effect of the surgical transection of the palmar annular volar ligament on the inter-sesamoid ligament of athletic horses.

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Mitochondrial DNA haplotype & response to placental restriction in sheep

Stefan Hiendleder

Honours project: Determine effects of mitochondrial DNA haplotype on extent and response to placental restriction in sheep.

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Animal comparative physiology

Kangaroo, Cleland

Honours project: Study animal and bird physiology, how animals function and how function evolves.

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Is the mantle under SA primed & ready for copper deposits? Insights from Cu isotopes

Gawler Range Volcanics

Honours project: Gain knowledge and skills in digestion of rock samples for chemical analysis, column chemistry and mass spectrometry.

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Echidna biology for conservation, wildlife management & habitat monitoring

Echidna research

Honours project: This project investigates the molecular basis of echidna biology for application in conservation, wildlife management and habitat monitoring.

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What causes PCDH19-epilepsy?

Honours project: Develop a stronger understanding of the pathological mechanism of PCDH19-girls clustering epilepsy.

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Role of the Actin-Related Protein Complex 1B (ARPC1B) in neutrophil antimicrobial function

The Arp2/3 complex is one of the major protein complexes in actin polymerisation and cellular motility.

Honours project: Investigate the role of the Actin-Related Protein Complex 1B (ARPC1B) in neutrophil antimicrobial function.

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