The award will pay full tuition fees and a maintenance grant for 3.5 years (currently £15,009 p.a.) and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will start in September 2019. To be eligible to apply you must be a UK or EU national.
1. “The continuous oxidation of HMF to FDCA and the immobilisation and stabilisation of periplasmic aldehyde oxidase (PaoABC)” S. M. McKenna, P. Mines, P. Law, K. Kovacs-Schreiner, W. R. Birmingham, N.J. Turner, S. Leimkühler, A. J. Carnell,* Green Chem., 2017, 19, 4660-4665
2.“Enzyme Cascade Reactions: Synthesis of Furandicarboxylic Acid (FDCA) and Carboxylic Acids using Oxidases in Tandem” S. McKenna, S. Leimkühler, S. Herter, N. J. Turner, A. J. Carnell, Green Chem. 2015, 17, 3271-3275.
3. “Galactose Oxidase Variants for the Oxidation of Amino Alcohols in Enzyme Cascade Synthesis” S. Herter, S. McKenna, A. Frazer, S. Leimkühler, A. J. Carnell, N. J. Turner, ChemCatChem. 2015, 3, 2313-2317.
4. “Catalytic bio–chemo and bio–bio tandem oxidation reactions for amide and carboxylic acid synthesis” B. Bechi, S. Herter, S. McKenna, S. Leimkühler, N. J. Turner and A. J. Carnell, Green Chem. 2014, 16, 4524-4529.