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Research projects available at the Department of Pathology

Does overexpression of DNA replication genes have clinical utility in breast cancer?

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisors
Dr Louise Bicknell, Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Discovering the cause of rare genetic disorders in New Zealand families

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisor
Dr Louise Bicknell
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Analysing gene expression in early Xenopus embryos

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisors
Dr Louise Bicknell, Associate Professor Caroline Beck
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Regulation of microtubule assembly in cancer cell migration

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Level
Honours

Investigating signalling mechanisms in melanoma

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
Honours, Master’s


Determination of protein–protein interactions signalling a switch to a migratory phenotype

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Investigating the role of YBX-1 in early migration

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Improving chemotherapy responses for those with high-grade brain tumours

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisors
Dr Tania Slatter, Dr Noelyn Hung
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Genetics and epigenetics of blood disorders

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Ian Morison
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Investigating the role of HPV in adverse pregnancy outcomes

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisors
Dr Noelyn Hung, Dr Tania Slatter
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Human papillomavirus oncoprotein regulation of the immune response by microparticles

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Understanding the contribution of Langerhans cells to regulation of skin wound healing

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Human papillomavirus oncoprotein regulation of the immune response by microparticles

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Tissue-specific delivery of therapeutics for polycystic kidney disease

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Developing sheep models of human disease

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Level
PhD

Using zebrafish to model human ciliopathies

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Single cell epigenomics to investigate circulating tumour cells

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Analysis of cancer genome atlas data to identify epigenetic signature of tumour metastasis

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Level
Master’s

Investigation of genetic and epigenetic signatures of primary and metastatic melanoma

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Mike Eccles
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Investigating the TWEAK/Fn14 signalling axis in breast cancer

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Dissecting the role of pro-inflammatory signalling mechanisms in breast cancer progression

Close date
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

The effect of replication stress on p53 gene splicing

Close date
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Anthony Braithwaite
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Role of the D113 p53 isoform in inflammation in a zebrafish model

Close date
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Anthony Braithwaite, Associate Professor Julia Horsfield
Level
PhD