News: Honours projects - Molecular and biomedical science: Microbiology and immunology

Controlling inflammation during influenza infection

Study Biomedical Science

Honours project: Investigate Tr1 cell mediated control of tissue damage during influenza infection.

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Understanding T cells in autoimmune disease

Honours Iain Comerford Fig X

Honours project: Investigate transcriptional control of inflammatory T helper cells in autoimmunity.

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Deep learning for better cellular imaging

Malaria biology imaging - Danny Wilson

Honours project: Help improve the imaging capabilities of scientists studying infection and reproductive biology.

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CRISPR genome wide screens & viral replication

Honours project: Use CRISPR/Cas9 genome wide screens to identify viral host dependency factors and novel innate immune genes that control viral replication.

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Molecular tagging of the dengue virus genome

Honours project: Contribute to the development of effective antivirals that target Dengue virus.

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Flu vaccine

Honours project: This exciting research project will investigate virus purification, the effect of gamma-irradiation on virus structure, and the ability of gamma-irradiated viruses to induce cytotoxic T cell responses.

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How Shigella initiates infection

Honours project: Investigate the Shigella adherence to and invasion of the human colon.

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Drug resistance of malaria parasites

Honours project: Characterise drug sensitivities and resistance mechanisms of different malaria parasite species.

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Stress response in pathogenic bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae

Dr Stephen Kidd

Honours project: Participate in important research into the stress response in pathogenic bacteria, in particular, Haemophilus influenzae which can lead to several serious diseases in humans.

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