This project has a Band 2 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
V Karuppiah, RF Collins, A Thistlethwaite, Y Gao, JP Derrick. (2013). Structure and assembly of an inner membrane platform for initiation of type IV pilus biogenesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, n/a(n/a), n/a. eScholarID:212364
Collins, R. F., Hassan, D., Karuppiah, V., Thistlethwaite, A. and Derrick, J. P. (2013) Structure and mechanism of the PilF DNA transformation ATPase from Thermus thermophilus. Biochemical Journal. 450, 417-425
Berry, J.-L., Phelan, M. M., Collins, R. F., Adomavicius, T., Tonjum, T., Frye, S. A., Bird, L., Owens, R., Ford, R. C., Lian, L.-Y. and Derrick, J. P. (2012) Structure and Assembly of a Trans-Periplasmic Channel for Type IV Pili in Neisseria meningitidis. Plos Pathogens. 8 DOI e1002923
Karuppiah, V., Berry, J.-L. and Derrick, J. P. (2011) Outer membrane translocons: structural insights into channel formation. Trends in Microbiology. 19, 40-48