Cell Signalling

Signalling pathways are important in conveying information among cells. These pathways play an important role in the process of normal development and study of their deregulation assists in our understanding of the development of a variety of human diseases.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
A new function of the cytokine BAFF in dendritic cell maturation: Implications for immunity and cancers Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
Analysing genetic roles of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing in Drosophila stem cells Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Bedoui laboratory: Innate and adaptive interactions in immunity to infection Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui
Microbiology and Immunology
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Brock laboratory: Autonomic and sensory neuroscience Associate Professor James Brock
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Can drug-like mimetics of BDNF promote remyelination after injury? Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience
Cellular trafficking and male fertility Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Cheng laboratory: Molecular enzymology of protein kinases and phosphatases involved in human diseases Associate Professor Heung-Chin Cheng
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmacology Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Delbridge laboratory: Cardiac phenomics Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – an epidemic disease Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
Discovering and characterizing new genes involved in innate immunity, tissue injury and fibrosis Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Elucidating the beneficial and harmful elements of the BAFF/APRIL system in multiple sclerosis Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
EMT regulators in intestinal and germline stem cells Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gleeson laboratory: Membrane trafficking and protein sorting in health and disease and development of new therapeutics Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gunnersen laboratory: Neuron development and plasticity Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hime laboratory: Stem cell genetics Professor Gary Hime
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hinde laboratory: Biophysics of Nuclear Organisation Dr Elizabeth Hinde
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
How BDNF signalling controls myelination? Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
How sensory signals are detected: Structure function relationships in peripheral sensory nerve terminals Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
Improving bladder health after spinal cord injury Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
Keast & Osborne laboratory: Neural development, injury and pain Professor Janet Keast & Dr Peregrine Osborne
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Mantamadiotis laboratory: Brain Cancer Molecular Biology Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Microbiology and Immunology
Mechanisms of growth factor signalling Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
Murray & Xiao laboratory: Neurotrophin and myelin Dr Simon Murray & Dr Junhua Xiao
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel regulators of germline stem cells Professor Gary HIme Anatomy and Neuroscience
Regulation of telomerase activity in B cells Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
Steroid hormones and heart failure – sex perspectives Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
The GDNF family, peripheral nerve regeneration and pain Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
The influence of neurotrophin signalling upon the generation of myelin Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
The unique features of visceral pain Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Transcriptional regulation of intestinal organoid differentiation Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Uncovering the interplay between innate immunity and the blood brain barrier in disorders of the CNS Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding the interaction between microbiota and T cell immunity Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the molecular basis of myelin repair Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience