Groups

JCSMR is a centre of vibrant and innovative medical research.

The Andrews group - Genome Informatics »

A data revolution is underway in modern biological science, now that obtaining the genome sequence has become routine and increasingly affordable. 

The Arabzadeh Group - Neural Coding »

The Neural Coding Group has a broad interest in systems neuroscience spanning areas such as sensory coding, adaptation and behaviour.

The Arkell Group - Early Mammalian Development »

We aim to understand complex molecular processes by which these transcription factors interact with signal transduction pathways, chromatin and RNA.

The Bekkers Group - Olfaction »

We are interested in how the mammalian brain processes sensory information received from the external world.

The Billups Group - Synaptic Mechanisms »

The Synaptic Mechanisms Laboratory investigates how individual synapses in the central nervous system function and how they are modulated.

The Board Group - Molecular Genetics »

The work of the Molecular Genetics Group is aimed at gaining a fundamental understanding of the molecular and biochemical mechanisms.

The Bruestle Group - Inflammatory T Cell Responses »

The Bruestle Group - Inflammatory T Cell Responses, is focusing on different T helper cell subsets and how they modulate immunity in diverse autoimmune mouse models.

The Burgio Group - Genome editing »

By studying how the CRISPR/Cas systems have evolved and diversified against bacteriophage invasion, our laboratory seeks to develop new gene-editing tools.

The Casarotto Group - Biomolecular Interactions »

The Casarotto Group explores how the structural properties of biological molecules can impact on the biological process involved in health and disease.

The Cockburn Group - Malaria Immunology »

The focus of our research is understanding how to generate effective immunity against the malaria parasite Plasmodium.

The Cook Group - Translational Research »

Seeking to understand the genetic etiology and cellular pathogenesis of human diseases arising from dysregulated immunity.

The Daria Group - Neurophotonics »

Our work focuses on novel optical techniques to analyse the brain. A main interest is 3D holographic projection of multiple foci from a single laser source.

The Dehorter Group - Neuronal Development »

The Dehorter Group aims to determine how interneurons shape neuronal networks activity and contribute to circuits balance in health and disease.

The Dulhunty Group - Muscle Research »

We study the cellular mechanisms involved in cytoplasmic calcium signalling, with a focus on the surface membrane of skeletal and cardiac muscle fibres.

The Easteal Group - Genome Diversity & Health »

We study the evolutionary interplay between humans and their environments to understand how this dynamic process gave rise to our complex biology; how it made us such a diverse species; and how it impacts our health and wellbeing.

The Enders Group - Models of human primary immunodeficiencies »

The main focus of the lab is to investigate novel pathways regulating B cell development and function.

The Eyras Group - Computational RNA Biology »

The Eyras Group is working to understand the biology of RNA and cancer using computational methods.

The Fischer Group - Epigenetics and Genomic Stability »

The Fischer lab investigates the connection between chromatin structure, pervasive transcription and RNA surveillance, and their influence on genomic stability.

The Gardiner Group - Mechanisms of Thrombosis and Cancer »

The group investigates the molecular basis of processes coordinated by platelets across vascular biology.

The Hannan Group - Cancer Therapeutics »

This group focuses on the molecular analysis of major pro-malignant transcription factor networks that operate in cancer cells using an integrated approach.

The Hayashi Group - Transposon defence and animal development »

We are interested in learning gene expression control mechanisms through the lens of host-transposon interaction and how they play roles in animal development.

The Horikawa Group - Lymphocyte signalling and lymphoma pathogenesis »

The Horikawa group studies the molecular mechanisms of development and activation of normal and malignant lymphocytes.

The Lamb Group - Retinal rod and cone photoreceptors »

Our Group elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying phototransduction and adaptation - the conversion of light into a neural signal and subsequent recovery

The Lee Group - Optical Biofluidic Imaging Group »

Develop novel bioimaging instruments and informatics tools to explore, discover and profile 3D cell shape under flow with optics and machine learning.

The Li Group - Trauma and Orthopaedic Research  »

Dr Li is a molecular pharmacologist and osteoimmunologist with interests in understanding the processes that control a ‘foreign body reaction or response’ initiated by biomaterials implanted into bone or exposed to human bone cells.

The Lipotek Group »

Lipotek is a developer of targeted vaccine delivery and adjuvant technologies.

The Maddess Group - Diagnostics for Eye Diseases »

My interest in the optical designs of invertebrate eyes led me to study how visual systems squeeze real-time information into brains of limited capacity

The Man Group - Innate Immunity and Inflammasomes »

The Man Group investigates the role of innate immunity in infectious diseases and cancer.

The McMorran Group - Genetics and Infectious Diseases »

The main focus of our research is to understand the host response to malarial infection.

The Natoli Group - Clear Vision Research Lab »

Our lab studies a number of retinal diseases, with our main focus on finding novel diagnostics and treatment options for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

The Nisbet Group - Advanced Biomaterials »

The Nisbet Lab is focused on developing advanced biomaterials along three main research themes.

The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology »

The Cancer and Vascular Biology Group has been working for a number of years on the molecular basis of cell adhesion, cell migration and cell invasion.

The Preiss Group - RNA Biology »

Our group studies the mechanisms and transcriptome-wide patterns of eukaryotic mRNA translation and its regulation by RNA-binding proteins and non-coding RNA.

The Quinn Group - Cancer Models »

The Quinn Group's current research involves generating genetic models using Drosophila melanogaster to understand the initiation and progression of human cancer

The Ranasinghe Group - Molecular Mucosal Vaccine Immunology »

Our laboratory focuses on understanding the problems associated with HIV vaccine failure in humans and exploring different vaccine routes.

The Schulte Group - Systems Biology of Cancer »

The Schulte Group investigates therapy options arising from the nucleolar stress response.

The Shirokikh Group - Protein Biosynthesis and Homeostatic Control »

Our main approach is to precisely define the types of rapid cell responses by analysing the gene-specific levels of translation.

The Simeonovic Group - Diabetes/Transplantation Immunology »

We propose that during T1D development, neutrophils are activated by platelets to release NETs/histones inside blood vessels and within islets.

The Soboleva Group - Germ Cell and Cancer Epigenetics »

The Soboleva Group studies mechanisms by which epigenetics controls cell differentiation and how those processes are affected in cancer.

The Stricker Group - Neuronal Networks »

We study the efficacy of the contacts between the cells, the mechanisms underlying its modulation, and the efficiency of information transfer between cells.

The Stuart Group - Neuronal Signalling »

The Neuronal Signalling Group studies the electrical and chemical signals that nerve cells in the brain use to communicate with one another.

The Thompson Group - Epithelial Biology »

Our lab studies the molecular mechanisms of epithelial tissue development, tissue regeneration and carcinoma formation.

The Tremethick Group - Chromatin and transcriptional regulation during development »

Chromatin and transcriptional regulation during development

The Tscharke Group - Viruses and Immunity »

Our research interests are Immunity to virus infection and in particular CD8+ T cells, poxviruses and herpesviruses and antigen presentation.

The Valter Group - Retinal Cell Damage and Repair »

My research has been focused on degenerative diseases of the retina, from the molecular and cellular level to the clinical.

The Vinuesa Group - Humoral Immunity & Autoimmunity »

Investigating cellular and molecular events that regulate production and selection versus elimination of memory B cells.

The Wen Group - Computational Biology of RNAs and Functional Genomics »

The Wen Group is a new computational biology lab of RNA and functional genomics, Department of Genome Sciences, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU.