Molecular and Cellular Biology
Our research at the cellular and molecular level seeks to better understand and manage some of society’s greatest health threats. Research groups are developing new vaccines, antibiotics, genetic therapies and diagnostics.
By studying the patterns of inheritance of a particular disease trait/phenotype we are able to identify which gene, or genes, are responsible for causing the disease.
Aiming to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment by exploring novel immunotherapeutic approaches to treat cancer and other chronic and acute infections.
Focussing on medical research relating to the endocytic network (endosomes and lysosomes) and its critical role in cell function.
Areas of study and research
- Health Research
- Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)
- Centre for Cancer Biology
- Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
- Centre for Population Health Research
- Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Rural and Remote High Risk Populations
- International Centre for Allied Health Evidence
- Medicine and Device Surveillance CRE
- Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Hawke Research Institute
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Centre for Research in Education
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
- Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b)
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College