News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Pathobiology infectious disease and public health

A sweet treat? Salmonella in raw egg based desserts

Raw egg dessert

Honours project: Combine your interest in food science, animal science and biomedical science by investigating the the behaviour of Salmonella in mousse, tiramisu, and custard.

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Prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia

Street cat

Honours project: Undertake a survey to examine the prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia.

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Occurrence & distribution of ticks in South Australia

Tick

Honours project: Outbreaks of the tick-transmitted parasitic disease Theileriosis in South Australia has raised questions regarding the presence of the tick vector.

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Effect of inoculation of the neonatal ruminant with foreign microbiota

Vet lab

Honours project: Analyse the effect of inoculation of neonatal lambs with known populations of rumen microbes on the development of the innate immune system.

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Pathogenesis of newly emerged Newcastle disease virus in South East Asia

Chicken Roseworthy

Honours project: Investigate molecular basis of pathogenicity of the Newcastle disease virus and provide preliminary information to develop new vaccines for protection of poultry in Indonesia.

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Evaluation of monoclonal antibodies in detection of avian influenza antigens

Chickens, Roseworthy

Honours project: Evaluate different recombinant and non-recombinant monoclonal antibodies against M2e antigen of avian influenza virus, to find the most reactive antigens and antibodies

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Can Emu Oil & Japanese Kampo medicine treat bowel cancer?

Ulcerative colitis

Honours project: Examine the impact of Emu Oil treatment, in combination with Japanese Kampo medicine, on mouse behaviour in a model of colitis-associated colorectal cancer.

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Role of Flii protein in colitis-associated colorectal cancer development

Moderate chronic active ulcerative colitis, very high mag CoRus13 [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Honours project: Examine the effect of altered Flii gene levels on development of colitis-associated colorectal cancer in mice.

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Viable, but non-culturable bacteria: Understanding the risks for food safety

Salmonella species growing on X.L.D. agar Nathan Reading [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0]

Honours project: This project aims to determine the ability of viable but non culturable bacteria to cause disease.

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