News: Honours projects - Frank Grutzner

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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Genome biology & mammal gene evolution

Echidna research

Honours project: Examine the function and evolution of genes involved in sex determination and placentation in mammals.

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Investigating the origin of mammal sex chromosomes

Platypus image - Image courtesy of Matt Chan

Honours project: Undertake a research project that investigates the origin of therian sex chromosomes

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Echidna CSI [Conservation Science Initiative]

Echidna research

Honours project: Get involved the citizen science project that combines field ecology and molecular biology for echidna conservation.

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The echidna genome project

Echidna research

Honours project: Take part in an international collaboration that will provide the first echidna genome assembly.

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Sex chromosomes of the platypus & echidna

Platypus image - Image courtesy of Matt Chan

Honours project: Study the meiotic organisation of monotreme sex chromosomes – that’s genetics research into the platypus and echidna.

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