The Neurobiology Lab - Professor Max Bennett

 

External Grants 1991 - Present

ARC 

 

 

 

 

 

1991-1993

 

Hippocampal granule cells: quantal secretion

 

Bennett MR
Robinson J

Gibson WG

$390,000

 

1992-1994
(small)

 

Secretion and plasticity of retinal ganglion cell terminals

 

Bennett MR

$73,500

 

1994-1996

 

Computational role of hippocampal synapses

 

Bennett MR
Robinson J

Gibson WG

$335,643

 

1995-1997
(small)

 

The function of Hebbian synapses

 

Bennett MR
Robinson J

Gibson WG

$63,000

 

1997-1999

 

Structure and function of vesicle-associated proteins

 

King G
Bennett MR

Weiss A

$205,000

 

1998-2000
(small)

 

Computation of transmission at autonomic synapses

 

Bennett MR
Gibson WG

$45,000

 

2000-2002

 

Computation of exterior currents and potentials for neurons, muscle fibres and arteries

 

Gibson WG
Bennett MR

$190,000


 

2000 (small)

 

A theoretical investigation of calcium sequestration mechanisms in neurons and in nerve terminals

 

Gibson WG
Bennett MR

$17,000


 

2003-2005

 

Calcium signalling and sequestration at vertebrate motor-nerve terminals

 

Bennett MR

$210,000


 

2003-2005

 

A mathematical model of signalling in single cells and in multicellular systems

 

Gibson WG
Bennett MR

$240,000


 

2006-2008

Mechanism of transmission of calcium waves by glial cells

Bennett MR
Gibson WG

$260,000

2008-2010   Neuron-microglia signaling mechanisms   Bennett MR $340,000

NHMRC 

 

 

 

 

 

1991-1993

 

Formation of neuromuscular synapses

 

Bennett MR
Everett A

$228,000

1991-1993

 

Secretion of transmitter at sympathetic varicosities: opiate mechanisms

 

Bennett MR
Lavidis NA

$177,456

1991-1993

 

Probability of quantal secretion at neuromuscular synapses

 

Bennett MR
Lavidis NA

$86,556

1993-1995

 

Mechanisms of transmitter secretion at preganglionic nerve terminals

 

Bennett MR

$150,696

1994-1996

 

Syncytial integration of autonomic transmission

 

Bennett MR
Phillips WD

Gibson WG

$105,412

1994-1996

 

Probability of quantal secretion at neuromuscular synapses

 

Bennett MR
Lavidis NA

$155,625

1994-1996

 

Mechanism of transmitter secretion at sympathetic nerve varicosities

 

Bennett MR
Lavidis NA

$206,265

1996-1998

 

Mechanisms of transmitter secretion at preganglionic nerve terminals

 

Bennett MR

$150,732

1997-1999

 

Syncytial integration of autonomic transmission

 

Bennett MR

$185,479

1997-1999

 

Probability of quantal secretion at neuromuscular synapses

 

Bennett MR

$210,072

1997-1999

 

Mechanism of transmitter secretion at sympathetic nerve varicosities

 

Bennett MR

$233,719

1999-2001

 

Mechanisms of transmitter secretion at preganglionic nerve terminals

 

Bennett MR

$334,324

2000-2002

 

Probability of quantal secretion at neuromuscular junctions

 

Bennett MR

$346,000

2000-2002

 

Mechanisms of transmitter secretion at sympathetic nerve varicosities

 

Bennett MR

$408,000

2003-2005

 

Identification and function of receptors on sympathetic terminal Schwann cells

 

Bennett MR

$225,000

2004

 

Nucleophilic Flurination Module for Neuroimaging

 

Bennett MR
Banati R

$185,000

           

NHF 

 

 

 

 

 

1994-1995

 

NO control of synaptic transmission

 

Bennett MR
Dunkley P

Rostas J

$86,715

1996-1997

 

NO control of synaptic transmission

 

Bennett MR
Dunkley P

Rostas J

$90,715

1998-1999

 

NO modulation of secretion in autonomic ganglia

 

Bennett MR

$104,000

1999-2000

 

Secretory mechanisms at varicosities on arteries

 

Bennett MR

$90,000

2000-2001

 

Transmission at single synapses in autonomic ganglia

 

Bennett MR

$81,954

2001-2002

 

Receptor mechanisms in the smooth muscle cells of arteries

 

Bennett MR

$72,000

2002-2003

 

Receptor mechanisms for purines on cardiac muscle

 

Bennett MR

$100,000

2003-2004

 

Mechanisms of formation of sympathetic varicosities in vascular and cardiac muscle

 

Bennett MR

$81,954

           

Ramaciotti 

 

 

 

 

 

1993

 

Confocal microscopy

 

Bennett MR
Allen DG

Cook DI

Davey DF

$60,000

1996

 

Mechanisms of synaptic transmission to sympathetic preganglionic neurons

 

Dampney RAL
Bennett MR

$20,000

1997

 

Synaptic transmission at single boutons

 

Bennett MR

$25,000

1998

 

Confocal microscopy of varicosities

 

Bennett MR
Allen DG

Cook DI

$10,000

1999

 

Confocal microscopy of varicosities

 

Bennett MR

$10,000

1998

 

Equipment to allow simultaneous voltage clamp and confocal microscopy

 

Allen DG
Bennett MR
Cook DI

$10,000

1998

 

Calcium transmitter release at single activity zones

 

Bennett MR

$10,000

2004

 

Small animal PET facility

 

Bennett MR
Hickie I
Pollard J

$1,000,000

2008

 

NSW Health Program Grant

 

 Microscope

 

 Bennett MR

 

 $20,000

2005-2008   Glial and neuroinflammatory mechanisms of neuronal degeneration and regeneration.  

Pollard J
Banati R Bennett MR

$1,000,000

2006-2007

 

Role of glia in pain network in spinal cord

 

Bennett MR

$250,000



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