Making muscle: molecular dissection of membrane domain formation (2020–2023)

For a muscle to contract efficiently in response to an electrical signal it requires the formation of an extensive system of hollow membranous tubules through which the signal can be propagated. This proposal addresses the molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of this tubule system in skeletal muscle. This project will develop cell biology in a whole organism rather than a cell culture system and provide a new framework for Australian and international cell biologists. It will generate new knowledge, train young Australian scientists, help build international collaborative networks and engage the public outside the research community.
Grant type:
ARC Discovery Projects
  • Senior Research Officer
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • ARC Laureate Fellow - Group Leader
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Affiliate Professor
    School of Biomedical Sciences
    Faculty of Medicine
Funded by:
Australian Research Council