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Deciphering the catalytic potential & the electron transfer pathways of microorganisms

Electron transfer pathways

Honours project: Study new enzymes and the associated ferredoxins from bacteria found in interesting environments (or genes from metagenomes) or which carry out novel reactions.

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Synthetic biology applications of enzymes

Honours project: Use approaches to generate enzyme catalyst based systems to develop greener and sustainable processes for the production of useful and high value chemicals.

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Deciphering & exploiting bacterial cholesterol metabolism to combat disease

Deciphering & exploiting bacterial cholesterol metabolism to combat disease

Honours project: Address the fundamental science behind the use of the steroid cholesterol as a source of energy by bacteria.

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Behavioural analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease

We’re undertaking behavioural analysis of zebrafish models in order to help find treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.

Honours project: Undertake behavioural analysis of zebrafish models in order to help find treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.

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Directed evolution of proteins in vivo

Honours project: Use a new phage-based directed evolution approach to evolve proteins with properties to make them suitable for use in synthetic circuit applications, such as in vivo biosensing or construction of bistable switches.

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Structure determination of bHLH/PAS proteins

Honours project: This honours project will use analogous strategies to express, purify, crystallise and solve structures of mammalian bHLH/PAS proteins.

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Signalling pathways of epileptic seizures

Honours project: Explore the signalling pathways that induce NPAS4, which is highly induced in neurons during epileptic seizure, where it functions to dampen hyperexcitation.

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Structural basis for nuclear receptor allostery

 Structural basis for nuclear receptor allostery

Honours project: Gain a stronger understanding of general receptor allostery as well as structure guided drug design.

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Bioinformatic analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease

Bioinformatic analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease

Honours project: This project involves the bioinformatic analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Fungal structural genomics

Honours project: Probe essential protein mechanisms by biophysical methods including x-ray crystallography with structure guided drug design in mind.

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