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Genetic and epigenetic biomarkers for ageing and exercise responses

Submissions are now being accepted. Submissions close at midnight 10 November 2019 (AEDT).

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This form is for applications stipend scholarships for the graduate research project Genetic and epigenetic biomarkers for ageing and exercise responses. The project will be supervised by Associate Professor Nir Eynon.

Project summary

This project aims is to identify epigenetic and genomic biomarkers that predict the ageing processes in humans, and in doing so aims to contribute to knowledge on personalised health. Using intensified exercise training as a model we plan to discover specific epigenetic markers in skeletal muscle predictive of the rate of ageing. This approach is essential for individual risk stratification, and the development of targeted and personalised prevention programs for the general population.

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