Eligibility requirements: A good BSc (Hons) degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, biochemistry or a related subject is essential. A research Masters degree in an area of biology related to the project is desirable.
Funding source: School of Biology.
Duration: 3.5 years fees and stipend.
1. Kristensen, T.P., et al. (2014) The haloarchaeal MCM proteins: bioinformatic analysis and targeted mutagenesis of the β7-β8 and β9-β10 hairpin loops and conserved zinc binding domain cysteines. Frontiers Microbiol, 5, 123.
2. Skowyra, A. and MacNeill, S.A. (2012) Identification of essential and non-essential single- stranded DNA-binding proteins in a model archaeal organism. Nucleic Acids Res, 40, 1077-1090.
3. Morgunova, E., et al. (2009) Structural insights into the adaptation of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) from Haloferax volcanii to a high-salt environment. Acta Cryst D, 65, 1081-1088.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 50.45
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