Projects


* For ANU-based projects, please note that in addition to admittance to the graduate program you need to apply for a scholarship at the ANU. Please check the dates for the next upcoming deadline.

There are four positions available in project A2, B8, D3 and D5!


Research Area A - Nutrient Uptake and Metabolism

Project A2 - position available

 

Lipids as targets for antimalarial drugs

 

Host Lab: Alex Maier (ANU)

Partner Labs: Kai Matuschewski (HUB), Edda Klipp (HUB), Elena Levashina (MPIIB)



Research Area B - Parasite Genetics and Adaptations

Project B8 - position available

 

Exploring species an stage-dependent differences in the pantothenate requirement of malaria parasite

 

Host Lab: Christina Spry & Kevin Saliba (ANU)

Partner Lab: Alyssa Ingmundson (HUB), Martin Blume (RKI)



Research Area D - Host Genetics and Responses

Project D3- position available

 

The Antiplasmodial Activity of Riboflavin Analogues

 

Host Lab: KEVIN SALIBA (ANU)

Partner Lab: Frank Seeber (HUB, Robert Koch  Institute)

 

Keywords: Riboflavin, Antimetabolites, Mechanism of Action, Protein expression, Whole Genome Sequencing, Enzyme Assays.

 Project D5- position available

 

A Chemical Biology Toolbox for Interrogating Malaria Biology and Identifying Novel Therapeutics

 

Host Lab: Lara Malins (ANU)

Partner Lab: Alexander Maier (ANU) and Melanie Rug (ANU)