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

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Dunedin
Location
On-campus
Qualification
PhD
Department
Pathology (DSM)
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe

Overview

Fn14 is a known driver of epithelial cancer cell invasion and metastasis. Mechanisms leading to aberrant expression of Fn14 remain poorly understood.

This project aims to identify mediators of Fn14 regulation, leading to new insights in prevention of cancer cell metastasis.

Contact

Dr Heather Cunliffe
Email   heather.cunliffe@otago.ac.nz