Carbohydrate analysis for biomedical applications.
Dr S Allman
Applications accepted all year round
Changes in the patterns of carbohydrates produced by the cell can provide insights into disease states, revealing perturbations and differences in cellular metabolic processes.
Chemical glycomics for the functional understanding of protein O-glycosylation
Dr L Willems, Prof J E Thomas-Oates
9 January 2019
Proteins on the surface of cells are modified with a vast array of diverse and complex carbohydrate structures, called glycans, which play essential roles in a range of cellular processes including cell-cell and host-pathogen interactions.
Exercise Metabolism and Nutrition
Dr Wallis is an Exercise Scientist with major interests in Nutrition and Metabolism. He studies dietary influences on exercise metabolism, with a particular focus on macronutrients and their roles in performance, training adaptation and health.
Targeting enzymes for the degradation of plastics
BBSRC White Rose DTP
Dr G.R. Hemsworth, Dr D Tomlinson
7 January 2019
The release of plastics into the environment is having well-documented, harmful effects on much of the Earth’s wildlife. Plastics can be recycled but their conversion back into monomers is a significant challenge with many currently recycled plastics having properties inferior to the starting material.