PhD Project: Nutrient sensing mechanisms involved in the gastric secretion of leptin and ghrelin in health and obesity.
- Establish and characterise a mouse modelling the complete knockout of Iqsec2 to explore the role of Iqsec2 on development and plasticity of the brain.
- Investigate and functionally validate how mutations in IQSEC2 impact resulting protein function and localisation in vitro.
- Interrogate behavioural and seizure outcomes of mice modelling two most common ARX polyalanine expansion mutations.
- Study variants of unknown significance in ARX and IQSEC2.
Prem Raj Shakya is a research student at University of Adelaide. Previously, He worked at Patan Academy of Health Sciences (Lagankhel, Nepal) as a Lecturer. He received his post graduate degree in M.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (Dharan, Nepal). He has keen interest in research in the field of Nutrition and Metabolism. Currently, he is working in his PhD project under the supervision of Prof. Amanda J. Page.
Ulrike runs an extensive geochemical monitoring program focussing on the Otway Demonstration site for CO2 storage in Victoria, SE Australia. For this she receives financial support from the CO2CRC.
I am a PhD candidate in Political Science, supervised by Professor Lisa Hill and Dr Wayne Errington. My PhD title is Future Benefits, Future Burdens: Age, Values and Policy Attitudes in Australia. I have previously worked for 15 years in university management and academic policy development.
PhD research student in the discipline of medicine under the supervision of Professor Amanda Page, head of the Vagal Afferent Research Group (VARG).