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Understanding the role of vitamin C in cancer biology using cell culture models, animal models of breast cancer and glioma, and human clinical studies

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Friday, 3 April 2020
Academic background
Sciences, Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Location
On-campus
Qualification
PhD
Department
Pathology and Biomedical Science (UOC)
Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers

Overview

The Centre for Free Radical Research is investigating the mechanism of action and potential interactions with chemotherapy and radiation, using any and/or all of the above methods.

Preferred student experience

These projects are suitable for students with a background in cell biology, biochemistry, genetics or nutrition.

Further information

This topic is one of many research opportunities in the Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science.

Contact

Professor Margreet Vissers
Tel   +64 3 354 1524
Email   margreet.vissers@otago.ac.nz