2017 Honours group

Current Students Immunology and Human Pathology Honours program

2017 CCS Honours students
2017 Honours students
L-R Back row: Associate Professor Margaret Hibbs (Honours coordinator (Immunology)), Theo Beharis, Jake Valentine, Adrian Tran, Christian Stolz, Anna Milne, Brooke Wanrooy, Christopher Velardo, Joshua Chan, Thomas Bedford, Aleksandar Karovich-Wynne, Samuel Thomson, Rachel Cheong, Anand Jayapadman, Julie Tran, Li Chin Chow, Tina Vu, Ameena Fahma, Dr Justin Hamilton (Honours coordinator (Human Pathology)
L-R Front row: An Le, Jennie Bui, Cindy Wong, Vanesa Swann, Taylah Bennett, Anisha Ansari, Max Garwood, Farha Inam, Senuri Bandara

Current honours students can use this page to navigate key dates for the year, contact details for enquiries, a list of current students and projects, and other important information.

2017 Key dates, forms and booklets


CCS Honours Coordinators

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General honours calendar

2017 CCS Honours students

Ms Anisha Ansari
Project: Regulation of NK cell development at the post translational level
Supervisors: Dr Dan Andrews, Dr Katharine Goodall, Dr Simona Infantino
Department: Dept Immunology & Pathology

Ms Senuri Bandara
Project: The impact of nutrition, malaria and STIs on pregnancy outcomes
Supervisor: Dr Brian Drew
Department: Baker IDI

Mr Thomas Bedford
Project: Targeting the Nogo Receptor-dependent mechanisms governing axonal degeneration in multiple sclerosis
Supervisors: Dr Steven Petratos, A/Prof Frank Alderuccio
Department: Medicine

Mr Theofanis Beharis
Project: Tpa effects on the blood tran terre M the rot model of scheme stroke: evolution of a new drug dealing system
Supervisors: A/Prof Matthew McCormack, Dr Benjamin Shields
Department: ACBD

Ms Taylah Bennett
Project: Regulation of T cells in autoimmunity
Supervisors: Dr Sarah Jones, Dr Brendan Russ
Department: Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences

Ms Jennie Bui
Project: Understanding the energy pathways regulating monocyte subsets and their recruitment to the ultra lesson
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Murphy, Mr Man Kit Sam Lee
Department: Baker IDI

Mr Joshua Chan
Project: Novel biocompatible polyethylen nanoparticules for the theranost of vascular disease
Supervisors: Dr Christoph Hagemeyer, Dr Karen Alt
Department: ACBD

Ms Rachel Cheong
Project: HLA and the autoreactive T cell phenotype
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Ooi
Department: Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences

Ms Li Chow
Project: Improving outcome of traumatic brain injury by targeting the blood brain barrier
Supervisors: Prof Robert Medcalf,  Mr Dominik Draxler
Department: ACBD

Ms Ameena Fahma
Project: Investigating Cytokine Mediated Drug Resistance in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Supervisors: Dr Donia Moujalled, Dr Andrew Wei
Department: ACBD

Mr Maximilian Garwood
Project: Understanding the role of Snai1 in haematopoiesis and leukaemic transformation
Supervisor: A/Prof Jody Haigh
Department: ACBD

Ms Farha Inam
Project: CRISPR-based approaches to investigate mutations linked to chemoresistance in AML
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Wei, Dr Jessica Salmon
Department: ACBD

Mr Anand Jayapadman
Project: Novel biocompatible protein based nanoparticles for the theranostic of vascular diseases
Supervisors: Dr Christoph Hagemeyer, Dr Thomas Bonnard
Department: ACBD

Mr Aleksandar Karovich-Wynne
Project: The molecular regulaton of thymic leukaemia antigen specificity
Supervisors: Dr Dan Andrews, Dr Katharine Goodall
Department: Dept Immunology & Pathology

Ms An Le
Project: Characterising the role of IgG subclass responses in mediating functional immunity to plasmodium falciparum
Supervisor: Dr Jack Richards
Department: Burnet Institute

Ms Anna Milne
Project: Investigating the role of Snai1 and Nf-kB signalling in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Supervisors: Dr Jody Haigh, Dr Catherine Carmichael
Department: ACBD

Mr Christian Stolz
Project: Investigating the role of IL18 and its natural inhibitor IL18bp in type 2 diabetes and obesity
Supervisor(s): A/Prof Andrew Murphy, Dr Helene Kammoun
Department: Baker IDI

Ms Vanesa Swann
Project: Hsp90 inhibitors and inflammation
Supervisor(s): Dr James Harris, Prof Eric Morand
Department: Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences

Mr Samuel Thomson
Project: Elucidating the role of the BMP signalling pathway in muscle
Supervisor(s): Dr Paul Gregoronic, Dr Craig Harrison
Department: Baker IDI

Mr Adrian Tran
Project: Activating mitochondria in adipose tissue to treat type 2 diabetes
Supervisor(s): Dr Brian Drew, Dr Anna Calkin
Department: Baker IDI

Ms Julie Tran
Project: Non-specific effects of vaccines in the elderly
Supervisor(s): Prof Magdalena Plebanski, A/Prof Menno Van Zelm, Ms Kirsty Wilson, Prof Katie Flanagan
Department: Dept Immunology & Pathology

Mr Jake Valentine
Project: Population-based Epidemiology and cost of invasive fungal disease in patients undergoing chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation
Supervisor(s): Dr Orla Morrissey, Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah
Department: Infectious Disease

Mr Christopher Velardo
Project: Novel regulation of lipid metabolism
Supervisor(s): Dr Anna Calkin, Dr Eser Zerenturk, Dr Brian Drew
Department: Baker IDI

Ms Tina Vu
Project: Modeling acute myeloid leukaemia differentiation therapy
Supervisor(s): A/Prof Ross Dickins, A/Prof Matthew McCormack
Department: ACBD

Mr Brooke Wanrooy
Project: Contribution of neuroinflammation to dementia path in type 2 diabetes
Supervisor(s): Dr Connie Wong, Ms Shu Wen Wen
Department: Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, School of Clinical Sciences

Ms Cindy Wong
Project: Intercostal Catheter management check-list for thoracic injuries
Supervisor(s): Prof Mark Fitzgerald, Dr Joseph Mathew
Department: Medicine