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How do cancer cells become aggressive?

summary diagram gene regulation in cancer lab

Honours project: Investigate the function of alternative splice variants in cancer cell plasticity.

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Acoustic attraction of oysters: Restoring oyster reefs

Dolphins Lady Bay Fieldwork, courtesy Sam Langholz

Honours project: Pearl Jam or Blue Oyster Cult... What sounds help oyster larvae navigate to newly built oyster reefs?

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Nutrition & collective movement in the Australian plague locust

Australian plague locusts

Honours project: Investigate the movement of plague locusts using laboratory and field experiments.

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Global change ecology and conservation

Polar bear

Honours project: Various projects are available global change ecology; climate change, macroecology, planetary health and conservation biogeography.

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Identification of genes controlling marbling in cattle

Beef marbling

Honours project: Identify genes controlling the deposition of the intramuscular fat (that is, marbling) in beef cattle to better understand fat metabolism and to provide genetic markers for selection to improve beef quality.

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Understanding pollination processes between bees and flowers

Bee flower image

Honours project: Investigate the molecular basis of extrorse anther outcrossing mechanism in flowering plants.

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In vitro maturation of canine oocytes

Test tubes

Honours project: Determine the effects of different in vitro maturation (IVM) conditions on the developmental competence of canine oocytes.

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Reduced dimensionality representations of soft matter

Ellipsoid vs ball

Honours project: Use methods from statistical mechanics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to develop algorithms to automate the dimensionality reduction process.

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Designing organic semiconductor interfaces for advanced flexible electronics

Honours Huang organic electronics p3ht_c60_bhj

Honours project: Develop a more predictive approach to controlling organic electronic device performance, in particular by exploiting molecular anisotropy to manipulate the structure of organic semiconductor interfaces.

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The Proterozoic Planetary Pivot: Oxygen, Snowballs and Metals

Kingsmill Creek Arkaroola from the air

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at how sediments of the Adelaide Superbasin record the Neoproterozoic Oxygenation Event.

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