Systems Biology

Making quantitative measurements and computational analysis of the interacting components in systems biology using genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics and mass spectrometry.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Application of genomics to public health and clinical microbiology Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Applications of Nanopore sequencing Project Leader Dr Mike Clark Anatomy and Physiology
Australian Venom Research Unit Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Blood Atlas: Understanding cell state and differentiation using genomics data from blood cells Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Physiology
Cell state and cell fate: Systems biology approaches to understanding cell identity Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Physiology
Clinical Proteomics Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Danny Hatters laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
David Stroud laboratory Head of Research Group Dr David Stroud
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Delbridge laboratory: Cardiac phenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Lea Delbridge
Anatomy and Physiology
Developing a novel class of therapeutics for muscle wasting and frailty Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Anatomy and Physiology
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – an epidemic disease Research Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge
Anatomy and Physiology
Towards understanding new therapies for obesity and diabetes: discovering new regulators of lipid metabolism Research Project Leader Professor Matthew Watt
Anatomy and Physiology
Enterococcus faecium Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Exercise-induced liver-muscle cross-talk and mitochondrial adaptations Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Harrap laboratory: Genetic physiology Head of Laboratory Professor Stephen Harrap
Anatomy and Physiology
How do dietary nutrients affect the ability of stem cells and stem cell-derived tumours to grow and divide? Project Leader A/Professor Louise Cheng Anatomy and Physiology
How do neural stem cells maintain quiescence? Project Leader A/Professor Louise Cheng Anatomy and Physiology
How do neurons maintain their specialised status? Project Leader A/Professor Louise Cheng Anatomy and Physiology
How do tumours compete for resources to grow? Project Leader A/Professor Louise Cheng Anatomy and Physiology
Howden laboratory: Molecular epidemiology, genomics and pathogenesis of antimicrobial resistant bacteria Head of Laboratory | Director of MDU Professor Ben Howden
Microbiology and Immunology
Improving the diagnostic outcomes of patients with mitochondrial disease Dr David Stroud Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Investigating mechanisms of protein trafficking to human mitochondria Dr Diana Stojanovski Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Ivanusic laboratory: Pain and sensory mechanisms Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic
Anatomy and Physiology
Malcolm McConville laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Malcolm McConville
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Mechanisms of diastolic heart failure Research Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge
Anatomy and Physiology
Molecular mechanisms that contribute to skeletal pain Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Physiology
Montgomery laboratory: Metabolic Tissue Cross-Talk Head of Laboratory Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Mycobacterium ulcerans Project Leader Professor TIm Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Pain management using ultrasound-guided local anaesthetic techniques Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Physiology
Parker laboratory: Metabolic Proteomics & Signal Transduction Head of Laboratory Dr Benjamin Parker
Anatomy and Physiology
Risk genes for neuropsychiatric disorders Project Leader Dr Mike Clark Anatomy and Physiology
Role of long noncoding RNAs in neurological disorders Project Leader Dr Mike Clark Anatomy and Physiology
Sex, adiposity and cardiac vulnerability Research Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge
Anatomy and Physiology
Skeletal muscle signal transduction related to exercise, metabolic disease and human health Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Anatomy and Physiology
Small molecules for BIG targets- Targeting protein-protein interactions with fragments Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Staphylococcus aureus & Enterococcus faecium Project Leader Professor Tim Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Stinear laboratory: Bacterial pathogenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Tim Stinear
Microbiology and Immunology
Systems genetics of muscle metabolism Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Anatomy and Physiology
The Bonn and Melbourne Research and Graduate School Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
The Cardiovascular Pharmacology of Snake Venoms From Papua New Guinea and Australia Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Biochemistry and Pharmacology
The heart as a central player in tissue cross-talk Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
The role of protein modifications on muscle development Research Project Leader Dr Benjamin Parker
Anatomy and Physiology
The Stemformatics Stem Cell Atlas Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Physiology
The Treatment of Papuan Taipan Envenoming in Papua New Guinea Project Leader Dr David Williams Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Tissue communication in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) and liver fibrosis Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Treating the person not the disease Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Understanding metabolic cross-talk in health and disease - Focus on type 2 diabetes and fatty liver Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Understanding the assembly of mitochondrial machines Dr David Stroud Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Watt laboratory: Metabolism and Diabetes Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Anatomy and Physiology
Wells laboratory: Stem cell systems Head of Laboratory Professor Christine Wells
Anatomy and Physiology

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