Assessing the autophagy pathway in humanised astrocytes of motor neuron disease
In this study, we will use induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived astrocytes to investigate the role of autophagy in astrocytes of MND. We hypothesise that autophagy is impaired in astrocytes of MND patients. The project will allow the student to learn stem cell culture, immunocytochemistry, confocal microscopy and 3D image analysis.
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Students who are applying to study at The Florey can register their interest in this project. Refer to our step-by-step guide to help you with your application.
Professor Bradley Turner
Dr Nirma Perera