Current projects

Project Title Primary InvestigatorCo-Investigators Funding BodyAmount
A new taxon of Antibiotic-Producing Enterobacteriaciae, GM1 (Saina Paul PhD Scholarship) DR Peter Anderson Dr Timothy Kudinha, Dr Gregg Maynard NSW Health - PhD Scholarships Program $63,400
Rice Bran Arabinoxylan Compound and quality of life of cancer patients ASPROF Sokcheon PakDr Peter Micalos Daiwa Pharmaceutical Co/Ltd - Research Contract/ PhD project support $50,000
GNT1188175 - New insights into SOX-related diseases: challenging our understanding of the signalling mechanisms which mediate nuclear localisation of SOX family members PROF Jade Forwood  National Health & Medical Research Council - Project Grants $368,852
Diamond Doctoral Studentship Program 2020 Cohort (Emily Cross) - Nuclear cellular trafficking studies towards the understanding of human SOX family of transcription factors PROF Jade Forwood  Diamond Light Source - Research Scholarship mixed $116,440
Protein interactions involving rabies virus (CSIRO Post Graduate Scholarship Top Up for honours student: Camilla Donnelly) PROF Jade Forwood  CSIRO - PG Scholarship - Mixed $51,000
The effects of rice bran arabinoxylan compound on gut microbiota in healthy volunteers and cancer patients ASPROF Sokcheon PakDr Peter Micalos Biomedica Neutraceuticals - Research Contract $28,410
Understanding novel viral host interactions that modulate innate immunity PROF Jade Forwood  National Health & Medical Research Council - Ideas Grant $764,248
Understanding how the MERS coronavirus protein ORF4b interactions with importin alpha modulate innate immunity PROF Jade Forwood  National Institute of Health (USA) - Research Grant with CSU as Collaborator $188,682
Continuing professional development in higher education ASPROF Abishek Bommannan Santhakumar  Aust Institute of Medical Scientists - CLINICAL OR RSCH LAB GRANT - excludes assets and major equipment $4,545.45
PDL1 Crystallisation PROF Jade Forwood  Queensland Institute for Medical Research - Research Contract $20,000
SETDB1 and Importin Recombinant Proteins and Crystal Structure PROF Jade Forwood  Queensland Institute for Medical Research - Research Contract $20,000
Novel approaches to One health surveillance systems for the identification of known and potential pathogens of humans and animals (Scholarship - Nayomi Danthanarayana) PROF Jade ForwoodDr Justin Roby, Prof Marta Hernandez-Jover, Dr Brian McSharry CSIRO - Research Collaboration - CSU lead $30,000
THRIVE - Training Hub promoting Regional Industry and Innovation in Virology and Epidemiology: Boosting Australia’s Agriculture and Manufacturing PROF Jade ForwoodDr Justin Roby, Dr Brian McSharry  $3,998,721
Development of an online learning module to enhance medical laboratory science undergraduate students’ professional connectedness and identity ASPROF Abishek Bommannan SanthakumarDr Louise Pemberton, AsProf John Rae, George John Australian Institute of Medical Scientists - Education or Leadership & Management Research Grant $4,518
Mechanisms of Rift Valley Fever Pathogenesis (CSIRO scholarship PhD student: Jennifer Hawker) PROF Jade Forwood Jennifer Hawker ( HDR Student) CSIRO - PG Scholarship - Stipend top-up $30,000
SCATES: Securing Critical Agriculture Technology and Emerging Solutions PROF Zahid  IslamPROF Christopher Blanchard  $375,000
Synthesis of data to optimise yield potential of barley in Australian farming systems DR Felicity HarrisPROF Christopher Blanchard  $650,764
The management of urinary tract infections by community pharmacists ASPROF John Rae Sarah Dineen-Griffin ( external Inv) NSW Ministy for Health - EOI - Funding Grant - Clinical Trial - CSU not the lead $20,000
WellBe Wellbeing Module project 2022-2023 Phase 1 & 2 (Austswim) DR Rachael Jefferson-BuchananMRS Clare Singh  $45,000
The evaluation of mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of tendinopathy - a prospective case series. DR James Wickham Assoc Prof Julien Freitag (external Inv), Kiran Shah (external Inv) Melbourne Stem Cell Centre - Contract Research - CSU Lead $5,000
Measuring the effects on wheat grain protein and dough characteristics following legumes PROF Christopher Blanchard

Assoc Prof Abishek SanthakumarDR Randy Adjonu