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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Dunedin School of Medicine

Molecular mechanisms of developmental disorders

Supervisor
Dr Louise Bicknell
Level
PhD

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

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

A range of injury-related projects are available

Close date
Saturday, 21 March 2020
Supervisors
Dr Helen Harcombe, Professor Sarah Derrett
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Intra-cranial injuries and quality of life/disability outcomes

Close date
Saturday, 21 March 2020
Supervisors
Dr Helen Harcombe, Professor Sarah Derrett
Level
Master’s

Topics in the moral economy of healthcare

Close date
Saturday, 1 February 2020
Supervisor
Associate Professor Chrystal Jaye
Level
PhD

Learning from fatalities - understanding how we prevent work-related fatal injury

Close date
Friday, 31 January 2020
Supervisor
Dr Rebbecca Lilley
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Molecular determinants of brain metastasis in breast cancer

Close date
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Supervisors
Dr Heather Cunliffe, Dr Sarah Diermeier
Level
Honours

Molecular characterisation of the Fn14 gene promoter in neoplastic disease

Close date
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Investigating biomarkers of Phase II endocrine resistance in breast cancer

Close date
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Level
Master’s

Targeting energy metabolism in melanoma

Close date
Friday, 29 November 2019
Supervisors
Dr Euan Rodger, Professor Michael Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Self-regulation among older drivers

Close date
Sunday, 1 December 2019
Supervisors
Dr Rebecca Brookland, Professor Jennie Connor
Level
Master’s

Driving and transport practices among older Māori

Close date
Sunday, 1 December 2019
Supervisors
Dr Rebecca Brookland, Associate Professor Sue Crengle
Level
Master’s

Identification and characterisation of protein-protein interactions in cell migration

Close date
Sunday, 16 August 2020
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Level
PhD

Regulation of cell migration in cancer

Close date
Monday, 15 June 2020
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Multiple projects are available to extend our understanding of Māori health and health inequities

Close date
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Supervisor
Dr Emma Wyeth
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Cancer cell invasion: Defining mechanisms underpinning deregulation of the Fn14 signalling axis

Close date
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Level
PhD