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Doctor of Philosophy

Deakin University
Program overview
4 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
Start dates
Geelong
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Melbourne (Australia)
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Melbourne (Australia)
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Program description

Undertake research into the molecular basis of health and disease under the supervision of an academic staff member in the School of Medicine.

Research spans basic gene discovery and molecular analysis, through functional genomics and pre-clinical development to the testing of new therapeutics, underpinned by powerful and relevant experimental platforms.

Key areas of research strength are: immunity, infectious diseases, developmental biology, molecular physiology, musculoskeletal biology, psychiatric disorders, haematology, cancer, metabolic disease, structural biology and nanomedicine.

PhD research is also available with the School of Medicine in the areas of rural and regional general practice; health and wellbeing, health service evaluation, public health and chronic disease management.

Deakin currently has around 1600 higher degree by research candidates – intelligent people making the most of our excellent facilities, partnerships, strategic research centres and excellent reputation.

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Deakin University

Deakin University is an institution of educational excellence. At Deakin, one of Australia's largest universities, students experience a blend of innovative education courses, outstanding support, and exciting locations in the state of Victoria in southeastern Australia. From the campuses in...


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