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 Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD 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
Cellular trafficking and male fertility Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Characterising the pathways responsible for ICU-acquired weakness Research Project Leader Dr René Koopman
Physiology
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
Decoding the trafficking of immune receptors Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Defining new roles for the Hippo signalling pathway in skeletal muscle Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Delbridge laboratory: Cardiac phenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Designing new optogenetic tools for biomedical research A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Developing a novel class of therapeutics for muscle wasting and frailty Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Physiology
Developing innovative animal and cell culture models to study and treat muscular dystrophies Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – an epidemic disease Research 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
Towards understanding new therapies for obesity and diabetes: discovering new regulators of lipid metabolism Research Project Leader Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology
Establishing the effect of glycine/serine metabolism on skeletal muscle cell growth Research Project Leader Dr René Koopman
Physiology
Exercise-induced liver-muscle cross-talk and mitochondrial adaptations Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
Exploiting nanoparticles as vaccines Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Exploring new roles for the TGFβ signalling network as a key regulator of skeletal muscle in health and disease Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
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
Gregorevic laboratory: Muscle Research and Therapeutics Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Gunnersen laboratory: Neuron development and plasticity Head of Laboratory Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hinde laboratory: Biophysics of Nuclear Organisation Head of Research Group Dr Elizabeth Hinde
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Keast & Osborne laboratory: Neural development, injury and pain Joint Heads of Laboratory Professor Janet Keast & Dr Peregrine Osborne
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Learning from skeletal muscles to develop new treatments for cancer Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Mantamadiotis laboratory: Brain Cancer Molecular Biology Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Microbiology and Immunology
Mechanisms of diastolic heart failure Research Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Montgomery laboratory: Metabolic Tissue Cross-Talk Head of Laboratory Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
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
Parker laboratory: Metabolic Proteomics & Signal Transduction Head of Laboratory Dr Benjamin Parker
Physiology
Sex, adiposity and cardiac vulnerability Research Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Skeletal muscle signal transduction related to exercise, metabolic disease and human health Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Physiology
Smith laboratory: Cardiac Form and Function Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Kelly Smith
Physiology
Structural Biology of Cancer Professor Michael Parker Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural Neurobiology Professor Michael Parker Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Systems genetics of muscle metabolism Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Physiology
The GDNF family, peripheral nerve regeneration and pain Project Leader Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
The heart as a central player in tissue cross-talk Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD Microbiology and Immunology
The role of protein modifications on muscle development Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Physiology
The unique features of visceral pain Project Leader Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Tissue communication in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) and liver fibrosis Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
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 immune dysfunction in acute myeloid leukemia Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding metabolic cross-talk in health and disease - Focus on type 2 diabetes and fatty liver Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
Understanding the interaction between microbiota and T cell immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Unravelling the mysteries of E3 ubiquitin ligase in regulating skeletal muscle size and function Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Using the immune system to kill tumours Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Watt laboratory: Metabolism and Diabetes Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology

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