Student projects

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Develop and characterise inhibitors of various histone-mediated pathologies The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology
Development of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology The Burgio Group - Genome Editing and Genetics of Host-Pathogens Interactions
Explaining and treating immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology
Genetics of the host response to multi-drug resistant bacteria or “superbugs” The Burgio Group - Genome Editing and Genetics of Host-Pathogens Interactions
Glial modulation of neuronal activity The Billups Group - Synaptic Mechanisms
Glutamate recycling at synapses The Billups Group - Synaptic Mechanisms
Harnessing the immune response against cancer The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology
Investigate our novel finding that lymphocytes can gain cell surface molecules from bystander cells by membrane exchange The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology
Investigating the role of platelets in tumour growth and metastasis The Parish Group - Cancer & Vascular Biology
Platelet-erythrocyte interactions in the bloodstream The McMorran Group - Genetics and Infectious Diseases
Quantitative studies of the presentation of viral antigens to the immune system (especially CD8+ T cells) during infection The Tscharke Group - Viruses and Immunity
Synthetic platelet microbicidal peptides as novel anti-malarial drugs The McMorran Group - Genetics and Infectious Diseases
Uncovering the roles of viral and host genes in viral pathogenesis The Tscharke Group - Viruses and Immunity
Understanding herpes simplex virus latency The Tscharke Group - Viruses and Immunity