Cancer in Biomedicine

Cancer research programs within the School focus on characterising the molecular mechanisms responsible for cancer progression, predisposition and resistance to treatment

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Analysing genetic roles of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing in Drosophila stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Applications of Nanopore sequencing Project Leader Dr Mike Clark Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ascher laboratory: Structural biology and bioinformatics Head of Laboratory Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Cheng laboratory: Molecular enzymology of protein kinases and phosphatases involved in human diseases Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Heung-Chin Cheng
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Clinical Proteomics Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Defining new roles for the Hippo signalling pathway in skeletal muscle Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Developing innovative animal and cell culture models to study and treat muscular dystrophies Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Towards understanding new therapies for obesity and diabetes: discovering new regulators of lipid metabolism Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology
EMT regulators in intestinal and germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Exploring new roles for the TGFβ signalling network as a key regulator of skeletal muscle in health and disease Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Gregorevic laboratory: Muscle Research and Therapeutics Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Hime laboratory: Stem cell genetics Head of Laboratory Professor Gary Hime
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hinde laboratory: Biophysics of Nuclear Organisation Head of Research Group Dr Elizabeth Hinde
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Learning from skeletal muscles to develop new treatments for cancer Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Mangum Lab: Translational Proteomics Head of Laboratory Dr Jonathan Mangum
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Mantamadiotis laboratory: Brain Cancer Molecular Biology Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Microbiology and Immunology
Migration of melanoma cells in the neural crest environment Project Leader Dr Sonja McKeown Anatomy and Neuroscience
Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance in cancer Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Novel regulators of germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary HIme Anatomy and Neuroscience
Parker Laboratory: Structural biology and computational drug design Head of Laboratory and Director, Bio21 Institute Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Reid laboratory: Proteomics and lipidomics in health and disease Head of Laboratory Professor Gavin E. Reid
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Restoring immunocompetency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD Microbiology and Immunology
Rouiller laboratory: Understanding how molecular machines function through cryo-electron microscopy Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Taylor: Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit Head of Unit Professor Ian Taylor
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Transcriptional regulation of intestinal organoid differentiation Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Unravelling the mysteries of E3 ubiquitin ligase in regulating skeletal muscle size and function Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Watt laboratory: Metabolism and Diabetes Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology

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