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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science

Te Tari Mātai Tukumate, Mātai Hauora Koiora – Ngā ara rangahau – tohu paerua

The Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science has a number of potential topics and projects on offer in the fields of biomedical science and pathology for a range of postgraduate qualifications, including PhD and BBiomedSc(Hons).

Scholarship funding for postgraduate study may be available to you depending on your academic merit.

We welcome enquiries and encourage all prospective students to directly contact potential supervisors in their field of interest.

Exploring a novel preventative therapy to reduce breast and ovarian cancer risk in high-risk individuals

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Dr Vanessa Lattimore, Associate Professor Logan Walker
Level
Honours

Genetic variation and endometrial cancer risk

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Associate Professor Logan Walker, Mr George Wiggins
Level
Honours

Controlling the microRNAs that contribute to adipocyte-driven progression in breast cancer cells

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Dr Anna Pilbrow, Associate Professor Margaret Currie
Level
Honours

Characterising the role of peroxidasin in breast cancer

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisor
Dr Martina Paumann-Page
Level
Honours

Amyloids of p16 in cancer

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisor
Dr Christoph Goebl
Level
Honours

Genome sequencing and human susceptibility to Legionella longbeachae infection

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr Sandy Slow, Associate Professor John Pearson
Level
Honours

Isolating and identifying amoebal species in pine tree bark for Legionella longbeachae co-culture: Implications for preventing Legionnaires’ disease

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Dr Sandy Slow, Professor Steve Chambers, Professor David Murdoch
Level
Honours

Can we improve sepsis diagnosis and mortality prediction of critically ill patients in intensive care?

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisor
Associate Professor Anitra Carr
Level
Honours

The role of circulating bacteria in cardiovascular disease

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Dr Sarah Appleby, Dr Rachel Purcell, Associate Professor John Pearson, Professor Chris Pemberton
Level
Honours

Exploring the role of vitamin C in cancer

Close date
Friday, 19 February 2021
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours