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Honours Projects

The CRS provides a reserach training program for undergraduate students looking to complete an Honours degree. Generally, we will tailor specific projects to individual student's interests, ensuring students get experience in a wide-range of laboratory and/or field-based scientific techniques and their application.

Below are some examples of Honours projects currently available in microbiology, gene editing and genomics, plant-microbe interactions and applied nitrogen fixation and farming systems.

Please browse these projects and if you would like any further information or have a specific project you would like to pursue, please contact CRS Research Director, Dr Jason Terpolilli.

1. Energisation of N2 fixation in Mesorhizobium ciceri CC1192

2. The role of type III secretion systems in the Mesorhizobium ciceri CC1192-symbiosis with chickpea

3. The role of nod gene decorations in the Mesorhizobium ciceri CC1192-symbiosis with chickpea

4. Activation of N2 fixation in Mesorhizobium ciceri CC1192

5. Investigating growth, stress tolerance and nutrition in newly discovered bacteria

PhD Projects

Projects for PhD students are developed in conjunction with a CRS scientist. If you are interested in pursuing a PhD in a project related to rhizobia, legumes or nitrogen fixation, please contact CRS Research Director, Dr Jason Terpolilli to discuss suitable projects.