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Investigate population-level epigenetic differences of tiger snakes

Tiger snake zoo

Honours project: This bioinformatics project investigates the population-level epigenetic differences of tiger snakes involved in adaptation to island environments.

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Use genome data to identify potential functional genes in tiger snake gigantism and dwarfism

Eastern tiger snake

Honours project: Bioinformatics project identifying potential functional genes involved in tiger snake body size gigantism/dwarfism using whole genome data.

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From land to sea - the visual evolution of elapid snakes

Olive sea snake

Honours project: Conduct research into the evolution of venomous snakes and their transition from land to sea.

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Evolution of dietary specialisation and its effect on snake skull shape

Snake skull

Honours project: This project explores the evolution of dietary specialisation and its effect on a snake's skull shape.

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Evolution of the head shape in burrowing lizards and snakes: more than one way to make a shovel

Lizard

Honours project: Explore the evolution of the head shape of lizards and snakes who use their head to burrow into the ground.

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Morphological evolution & adaptation of Australia’s rabbits

Rabbit evolution

Honours project: Investigate the morphological evolution and adaptation of Australia’s rabbits.

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Conservation genetics & biodiversity of Western Australian sea snakes

Honours project: Explore the conservation genetics and biodiversity of Western Australian sea snakes.

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Correlation of brain blood flow and brain size with behaviour in primates

Skulls - Roger Seymour

Honours project: Explore the relationships between the metabolic rate of certain tissues - brains and bone - and the rate of blood flow to them.

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Morphological evolution and diversification of the elapid snake radiation

Honours project: Investigate the evolution and diversification of the elapid snake radiation using macroevolutionary analyses of 3D morphometric and ecological data.

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Genomic consequences of major ecological transitions in evolution

Olive sea snake

Honours project: Undertake a comparative analysis of whole genome sequences for terrestrial and marine snakes.

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