Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology
Dr E Paci, Prof W B Turnbull
30 September 2019
The ability of protein molecules to stick to cells is crucial for life and disease. The project is based on a novel concept to design adhesive molecules based on multivalence and entropic stabilisation.
This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a 4-year funded integrated PhD and MSc in Data Analytics and Society, working on a project which has been developed in conjunction with external organisations.
The principal symptom of heart failure is profound exercise intolerance. Although heart failure patients have heart problems, a large proportion also have skeletal muscle oxygen delivery or utilisation problems that contribute to the exercise intolerance.
16 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT) commencing in September 2019, for graduates in the physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.
50 funded PhD studentships will be available over the next 5 years for UK and EU students. The Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecules to Product will train tomorrow's research leaders with the skills and know-how in designing, characterising and developing the next generation of chemical and material based products.
Regular patterns, such as stripes, squares and hexagons, are ubiquitous in nature, and their formation and stability are governed by the intricate and complex interactions of symmetry and nonlinearity.