LSCC Supported Projects

From mid-2013 most LSCC support is via subscriptions. These are listed below, followed by the 2012/13 supported projects which ran until mid-2013.


Project Name: Genetic and epigenetic risk factors in breast, colorectal, prostate cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Host Institution: Cancer Council Victoria
Lead Researcher: Prof. Graham Giles

Project Name: EMPathy project, genetic risk factors in eye disease - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. Erik Thompson

Project Name: Clinical genomic tests for ovarian cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. Paul Waring

Project Name: Genetic risk factors in breast cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. Melissa Southey

Project Name: Tumourigenesis and drug resistance in ovarian cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. David Bowtell

Project Name: Genomics workflows and variant registries for endocrine disease -2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. Richard Sinnott

Project Name: Genetic risk factors in breast cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Prof. John Hopper

Project Name: General Genomics - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Host Institution: MCRI / ANU
Project Name: Understanding metastasis in prostate cancer - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Dr Chris Hovens

Project Name: Various biomedical genomics research projects - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Dr Torsten Seemann

Project Name: Genomics RNAseq method development - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Dr Traude Beilharz

Project Name: Various biomedical genomics research projects - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Host Institution: MIMR/Garvan
Lead Researcher: Prof. Neil Watkins

Project Name: Understanding microbial populations in dental disease - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Mr Geoff Adams

Project Name: Various basic and applied genomics research projects - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Lead Researcher: Dr Stephen Doyle

Project Name: MRI imaging in neurodisease - 2013/14 SUBSCRIPTION
Project Name: Development of Molecular Dynamics Drug Docking (MD) - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Prof. Matthew Wilce

Project Name: Modelling pore-forming toxins (MD) - 2012/13
Host Institution: St Vincent's Institute
Lead Researcher: Prof. Michael Parker

Project Name: Molecular Modelling of Novel Enterovirus Proteins Associated With Acute Flaccid Paralysis (MD) - 2012/13
Lead Researcher: Dr Brian Thorley

Project Name: Molecular modelling of plasma albumin for development of brain drug delivery (MD) - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Lead Researcher: Prof. Norman Saunders

Project Name: Targeted sequencing of a myopia linked gene region to identify disease associated changes - 2012/13
Project Name: The role of genetics and epigenetics in the development of Multiple Sclerosis - 2012/13
Lead Researcher: Dr Judith Field

Project Name: Integration of biological data and mining them to obtain novel biological insights - 2012/13
Host Institution: La Trobe University
Lead Researcher: Dr Suresh Mathivanan

Project Name: Stress transcriptomics: development of tests to reduce the incidence of summer mortality in abalone - 2012/13
Host Institution: La Trobe University
Lead Researcher: Dr Jan Strugnell

Project Name: Pipeline for polymorphism mapping in parasitic nematodes - 2012/13
Host Institution: La Trobe University
Lead Researcher: Dr Grant Warwick

Project Name: Proteomics of the Apple scab fungus - 2012/13
Host Institution: La Trobe University
Lead Researcher: Dr Ira Cooke

Project Name: Unravelling the genetics of common epilepsies - 2012/13
Host Institution: Melbourne Brain Centre
Lead Researcher: Dr Michael Hildebrand

Project Name: Assembly and annotation of all bacterial genomes in the NCBI Sequence Read Archive - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Torsten Seemann

Project Name: Targeting macrophage subtypes as a strategy for chronic inflammatory lung disease therapy - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Margaret Hibbs

Project Name: Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of Babesia parasites - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Prof. Brian Cooke

Project Name: Registration of CT and MRI images for advanced segmentation and visualisation of anatomy - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Colin McHenry

Project Name: Measurement and prediction of vulnerable plaque formation and rupture - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Pauline Assemat

Project Name: Imaging the process of life - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Prof Christophe Marcelle

Project Name: 3'-Seq: a novel method for quantitative analysis of gene expression in eukaryotic transcriptomes - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Tarude Beilharz

Project Name: Understanding antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr John Boyce

Project Name: Comparative genomics to decode Lipopolysaccharide diversity in Leptospira - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Gerald Murray

Project Name: Investigation of mobile elements in Clostridium difficule - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Associate Prof Dena Lyras

Project Name: Genomic analysis of mobile elements from pathogenic Clostridium perfringens - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Prof Julian Rood

Project Name: Identification of Pasteurella virulence genes and vaccine antigen candidates - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Marina Harper

Project Name: Genomics for persistence of Australian freshwater fish - 2012/13
Host Institution: Monash University
Lead Researcher: Dr Paul Sunnacks

Project Name: Genome wide DNA methylation profiling of Childhood B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - 2012/13
Lead Researcher: Dr Nicholas Wong

Project Name: Deciphering the functionality of genetic data through integrative bioinformatics approaches - 2012/13
Host Institution: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Lead Researcher: Dr. Kaylene Simpson

Project Name: Identification of breast cancer predisposing genes using genome sequencing - 2012/13
Host Institution: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Lead Researcher: Dr Maria Doyle

Project Name: VCCC Human DNA Variation Repository - 2012/13
Host Institution: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Lead Researcher: Dr Andrew Fellowes

Project Name: Bioinformatics for EMP-associated gene expression and EMPathy Target Discovery data integration - 2012/13
Project Name: A description of the intestinal bacterial community of the premature infant - 2012/13
Host Institution: The Womens Hospital
Lead Researcher: Dr. Leah Hickey

Project Name: Pathogen Genomics and Genetics Program - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Lead Researcher: Dr Robin Gasser

Project Name: Targeted sequencing of ESR1 and other hormone metabolism genes and risk of breast cancer - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Lead Researcher: Prof John Hopper

Project Name: Transcriptome profiling of glioma stem cells: subtype analysis and molecular target discovery - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Lead Researcher: Dr Theo Mantamadiotis

Project Name: Cancer Predisposition Genes Identification - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Lead Researcher: Dr Daniel Park

Project Name: Determining the molecular profile of lethal prostate cancer - 2012/13
Host Institution: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Lead Researcher: Dr Geoff Macintyre

Project Name: Genomic and Transcriptomic Characterization of Micropapillary Adenocarcinoma - 2012/13
Host Institution: St Vincent's Hospital
Lead Researcher: Dr Gavin Wright

Project Name: Using comparative bacterial genomics to address issues in clinical microbiology - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Project Name: Using RNAseq to understand how Staphylococcus aureus Responds and Adapts to Antibiotics - 2012/13
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Project Name: Developing algorithms for biomarker identification in human cancer tissue sections - 2012/13
Host Institution: Victorian Cancer Biobank
Lead Researcher: Dr Anne Thompson

Project Name: Genetic and epigenetic effects of L-sulforaphane - 2012/13
Host Institution: Baker IDI
Lead Researcher: Dr Tom Karagiannis

Project Name: Sequence analysis of exosomal RNA - 2012/13
Host Institution: Bio21