PhD Projects

Our students are studying diverse areas of mechanistic biology in the BBSRC strategic priority areas of agriculture and food security, world-class underpinning biology and industrial biotechnology and bioenergy.  Find out more about their individual projects here:

NameProject title
Thomas Emrich-Mills

Developing de novo architectures of photosynthetic complexes for the control of photocurrent output from reaction centres.
Molly Patterson

Re-wiring epithelial homeostasis: Papillomavirus targeting of the Hippo signalling
Jacob Leese

Investigating the molecular mechanisms underpinning the arthropod segmentation clock
Katherine Harper

The role of circRNA dysregulation during KSHV infection
Lewis Hancock

Modelling complexity and redundancy in actin polymerization
Romany Mclure

Identifying and modulating aggregation propensity in bio-pharmaceuticals (i-CASE)
Samuel Haysom

The structure and function of the ß-barrel assembly machinery
Luke Fountain

Investigating links between plant nitrogen preference, root exudation and microbial nitrogen cycling
Catherine Russell

Investigating Bromodomain Proteins as Targets for anti-Leishmanial Drug Discovery
Amy Brown

The role of the stress kinase MLTK7 in muscle disease