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 Joint Project Leaders Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
Analysing genetic roles of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing in Drosophila stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Brock laboratory: Autonomic and sensory neuroscience Head of Laboratory Associate Professor James Brock
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Can drug-like mimetics of BDNF promote remyelination after injury? Project Leader Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience
Cellular trafficking and male fertility Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
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
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmacology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Delbridge laboratory: Cardiac phenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – an epidemic disease Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
Discovering and characterizing new genes involved in innate immunity, tissue injury and fibrosis Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
EMT regulators in intestinal and germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gleeson laboratory: Membrane trafficking and protein sorting in health and disease and development of new therapeutics Head of Laboratory Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gunnersen laboratory: Neuron development and plasticity Head of Laboratory Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Anatomy and Neuroscience
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
How BDNF signalling controls myelination? Project Leader Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
How sensory signals are detected: Structure function relationships in peripheral sensory nerve terminals Project Leader Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
Improving bladder health after spinal cord injury Project Leader Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
Keast & Osborne laboratory: Neural development, injury and pain Joint Heads of Laboratory 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 Project Leader Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
Murray & Xiao laboratory: Neurotrophin and myelin Joint Heads of Laboratory Dr Simon Murray & Dr Junhua Xiao
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel regulators of germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary HIme Anatomy and Neuroscience
Steroid hormones and heart failure – sex perspectives Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
The GDNF family, peripheral nerve regeneration and pain Project Leader Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
The influence of neurotrophin signalling upon the generation of myelin Project Leader Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Project Leader Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
The unique features of visceral pain Project Leader Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Transcriptional regulation of intestinal organoid differentiation Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Uncovering the interplay between innate immunity and the blood brain barrier in disorders of the CNS Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding the interaction between microbiota and T cell immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the molecular basis of myelin repair Project Leader Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience

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