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  Investigating the role of the mechanosensor channel Piezo1 in human disease
  Dr K Erdmann
Application Deadline: 23 January 2019
Piezo proteins are ion channels that are gated by mechanical stimuli like stretch or shear stress. In mammalians there are two Piezo isoforms (Piezo1 and Piezo2) with largely different expression pattern.
  Identification of the cellular targets of the Malaysian phytochemical pentamethoxyflavone, a candidate agent for the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer
  Dr C Serpell, Prof M Garrett
Application Deadline: 20 January 2019
The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has risen at an alarming rate in Malaysia, becoming the second most common cancer in males and third most common in females.
  What keeps the gut stem cell niche healthy? (SOBOLEWSKIAU19SF)
  Dr A Sobolewski
Applications accepted all year round
A normal functioning epithelium is vital for a healthy gut. The epithelium forms a protective barrier between the bacteria and food contents in the intestine and the underlying immune system, so preventing an immune response.
  Regulation of mTOR by pharmacological activators of transcription factor Nrf2
  Prof A Dinkova-Kostova
Applications accepted all year round
The mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a kinase, which is the core component of two protein complexes termed mTOR complex 1 (mTORC1) and 2 (mTORC2), and has a fundamental role in the maintenance of cellular homeostasis.
  The interaction between genetics and environment in the development of rare tumours.
  Dr K Sisley
Application Deadline: 20 December 2018
We are an active research group investigating ocular tumours, and sarcomas, with an interest in Thyroid cancer. Both ocular tumours and sarcomas are rare compared to the more common cancers such as breast and colon, and represent an under researched area.
  The relationship between dietary iron and zinc, and the gut microbiota: Can dietary iron and zinc regime be exploited to improve health?
  Prof S C Andrews
Applications accepted all year round
"The gut microbiota (100 trillion cells) outnumber human cells by 10 to 1. Its composition of around 500 to 1000 species is specific for each individual and is dynamic, changing with age, health and diet.
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