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Research projects available at the Department of Pathology

Evaluation of novel multitargeted therapeutic possibilities in ovarian cancer

Supervisors
Dr Sunali Mehta, Dr Mak Sarwar
Levels
Honours, Master’s

PhD – Gastric cancer biology and immunology

Supervisors
Dr Silke Neumann, Dr Sharon Pattison
Level
PhD

A phoenix from the ashes: Do dying cancer cells induce drug-tolerance in lung cancer?

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Honours, Master’s, Postgraduate Diploma

A role for untranslated p53 mRNA in drug resistance

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

New nucleic acid-based drugs for cancer therapy

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisor
Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Modelling a cancer-associated human checkpoint protein variation in animal cells

Close date
Sunday, 31 December 2023
Supervisor
Dr Nicholas Fleming
Level
Honours

Manipulating microRNAs to manage mesothelioma

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Glen Reid, Dr Cath Drummond
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

The role of KRAS in the emergence of drug tolerance in lung cancer

Supervisors
Dr Glen Reid, Dr Cath Drummond
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

New nucleic acid-based drugs for cancer therapy

Supervisor
Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Modelling a human checkpoint protein variation in animal cells

Close date
Sunday, 31 December 2023
Supervisor
Dr Nicholas Fleming
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Investigating the roles of p53 isoforms in regulation of long noncoding RNAs in cancer

Close date
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
Supervisors
Dr Marina Kazantseva, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Identification of transposable elements contributing to cancer specific expression and function of long noncoding RNAs

Close date
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
Supervisors
Dr Marina Kazantseva, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Regulatory role of the oncoprotein YB-1 in microtentacle formation and metastasis

Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Oocyte quality and fertility

Supervisor
Dr Karen Reader
Level
PhD

Defining mechanisms controlling aberrant Fn14 regulation in cancer progression

Close date
Tuesday, 28 February 2023
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Understanding drug tolerance. How do tumours survive targeted therapy?

Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

Comprehensive characterization of uncommon TP53 mutations in cancer

Supervisor
Dr Sunali Mehta
Levels
Honours, Master’s


From remission to relapse: How do tumour resistance is driven under the pressure of immune responses?

Supervisors
Dr Kunyu Li, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

Determine the contribution of the p53 isoform, Δ133p53, in the development of bowel inflammation and IBD

Supervisors
Dr Kunyu Li, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s


Characterisation of YB-1 interactions with the cytoskeleton using live cell imaging

Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD


Investigation of a Wnt/cohesin cause for AML

Supervisors
Professor Julia Horsfield, Dr Jisha Antony
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Reversal of enhancer dysregulation to combat cohesin-mutant leukemia

Supervisors
Dr Jisha Antony, Professor Julia Horsfield
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD


Molecular mechanisms of developmental disorders

Supervisor
Associate Professor Louise Bicknell
Level
PhD

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

Supervisors
Associate Professor Aniruddha Chatterjee,
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD

Investigation of genetic and epigenetic signatures of primary and metastatic cancer (melanoma and colorectal cancer)

Supervisors
Associate Professor Aniruddha Chatterjee, Dr Euan Rodger
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD