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How do cancer cells become aggressive?

Join the fight against cancer in this molecular and biomedical science honours project that explores the function of alternative splice variants in cancer cell plasticity.

Using CRISPR gene editing, this project will uncover the function of alternatively spliced variants that are strongly induced in invasive cancer cells but whose function has not yet been investigated.

summary diagram gene regulation in cancer lab

Summary diagram: Gene regulation in cancer lab


 

Supervisors

Associate Professor Philip Gregory

Co-supervisor: Professor Greg Goodall

Research areaGene Regulation in Cancer Group, Centre for Cancer Biology

Recommended honours enrolment: Honours in Molecular and Biomedical Science

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition