Honours projects in Neuroscience at UTS
Join us for an exciting future in neuroscience.
The CNRM’s exciting research focuses on understanding and curing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease as well as studies of the neuroscience of learning and movement.
We're part of UTS, located at the prestigious St Vincent’s hospital medical research precinct, which includes state-of the-art facilities shared with AMR, Garvan Institute, Victor Chang Cardiac Institute and St Vincent’s hospital. We ensure an outstanding student experience and provide strong student support to ensure the basis of a fantastic future.
Keywords: Neuroscience, Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, neuroscience of learning and memory, neuroscience of movement, spinal cord injury, mental health disorders
Research Interest/Honours Project opportunities:
- Understanding the cellular basis of memory formation and modulation
- Immunology of brain diseases
- Mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease and approaches to cure
- Mechanisms and cures of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
- Alzheimer’s and neuroinflammation-related deficits in decision-making
- Genetic determinants of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders
- Neuromodulation treatment of Spinal cord injury
Methods/Research Skills commonly taught to students at CNRM include:
- Animal models of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
- State-of-the-art behavioural studies of learning and memory
- Sophisticated genetic manipulations in vivo and in vitro
- High-end Imaging and microscopy for detailed brain analyses
- Stem cells, cell culture, regeneration
- Prof. Bryce Vissel
- Dr Laura Bradfield
- Dr Sandy Stayte
- Dr Ossama Khalaf
- Dr Sujoy Bera
- Dr Peggy Rentsch
- Dr Nesli Avgan
- St Vincent’s hospital doctors and researchers
Domestic candidates only: (early applications preferred)
- Apply before 20th November 2020
Please fill out this Expression of Interest for and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.