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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.

Hydrogen sulfide in inflammation

Close date
Friday, 20 December 2019
Supervisor
Professor Madhav Bhatia
Levels
PhD, Honours

Early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Madhav Bhatia, Professor Steve Chambers, Dr Sandy Slow, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
Honours

Characterising the relationship between Legionella longbeachae and their amoebal hosts: implications for Legionnaires’ disease prevention

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Sandy Slow, Professor Steve Chambers, Professor David Murdoch
Level
Honours

The Epigenetic Effects of Oxidative Stress

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Aaron Stevens, Professor Mark Hampton, Professor Martin Kennedy
Level
Honours

Is there a relationship between nutrition, microbiome and antenatal depression?

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Aaron Stevens, Professor Martin Kennedy
Level
Honours

Unravelling DNA damage in 3D Bioprinted Living Tissues

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Khoon Lim, Professor Martin Kennedy, Associate Professor Tim Woodfield
Level
Honours

Analysis of the pharmacogene CYP2D6 using nanopore DNA sequencing system

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr Simone Cree, Dr Simran Maggo
Level
Honours

Antibiotic failure in tuberculosis due to interactions with myeloperoxidase, an enzyme released by immune cells

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Louisa Forbes, Dr Heather Parker, Dr Nina Dickerhof
Level
Honours

Search for novel biomarkers for sepsis in the cat

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Madhav Bhatia, Dr Preet Singh, Dr Stefan Smith
Level
Honours

Gene-modification of breast cancer cells for cancer imaging

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs
Level
Honours

Cancer genomics and inherited risk

Close date
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Supervisor
Dr Logan Walker
Level
PhD

Genomics of disease and drug responses

Close date
Friday, 21 February 2020
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr Simone Cree, Dr Simran Maggo, Associate Professor John Pearson
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Tracking tumour response using MARS imaging

Close date
Friday, 21 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

The role of vitamin C in cancer

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Professor Margreet Vissers
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD