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We have 16 Biological Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students in New Zealand

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Biological Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students in New Zealand

We have 16 Biological Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students in New Zealand

Understanding techno-functionality of semi-refined pea ingredients

We are seeking a PhD candidate for a fantastic opportunity to undertake research on complex multifunctional pea ingredients to build an understanding of the underlying mechanisms that relates multi-scale structures with ingredient functionality. Read more

Muka Membranes for Water Treatment

Water scarcity has become a global challenge. Approximately 20% of New Zealanders lack reliable access to safe drinking water. Consuming contaminated water can cause severe illness if not properly treated. Read more

Use of a novel conjugation approach to generate a long-acting growth hormone receptor antagonist

Targeting the growth hormone (GH) signalling pathway could be an effective therapeutic approach for certain types of cancer. However, a lack of access to therapeutics that target GH or the GH receptor has hindered preclinical studies in this field. Read more

Neonatal hypoglycaemia guidelines

Neonatal hypoglycaemia is the most common metabolic disturbance in newborns and a preventable cause of irreversible brain injury. Read more

Low Glucose Levels in Babies

We know that low glucose levels in newborn babies can lead to brain injury, but we do not know how low these levels need to be for how long in which babies, and whether other factors also influence whether brain injury occurs. Read more

Cancer Epigenetics project

Broad Project Summary: Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Epigenetic changes are now recognised as a hallmark feature of cancer, but our understanding of factors that are responsible for tumour spread still remains limited. Read more

Genetic causes of novel neurodevelopmental disorders

The Rare Disorder Genetics / Bicknell lab is interested in characterising novel genetic syndromes, with three core motivations. -the difference we can make to families with rare disorders, through providing them with more information. Read more

Novel disease genes in brain development and decline

The Rare Disorder Genetics / Bicknell lab is interested in characterising novel genetic syndromes, with three core motivations. -the difference we can make to families with rare disorders, through providing them with more information. Read more

Exploring a novel neurodevelopmental disease gene using a zebrafish model

The Rare Disorder Genetics / Bicknell lab is interested in characterising novel genetic syndromes, with three core motivations. -the difference we can make to families with rare disorders, through providing them with more information. Read more

Identify novel approaches to combat multi drug resistant pathogens

Our research is focused on recalcitrant ESKAPE (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, andEnterobacter species) pathogens; especially hard-to-treat clinical isolates involved in multidrug resistance, biofilm infections and persistence. Read more

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