Applications are invited from self-funded students. 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).
As an equal opportunities institution we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Cehajic-Kapetanovic J, Eleftheriou CG, Allen AE, Milosavljevic N, Pienaar A, Bedford R, Davis KE, Bishop PN, Lucas RJ. (2015) Restoration of vision with ectopic expression of human rod opsin. Current Biology 25(16):2111-22
Storchi R, Bedford RA, Martial FP, Allen AE., Wynne J, Montemurro MA, Petersen RS, Lucas RJ. (2017) Modulation of fast narrowband oscillations in the mouse retina and dLGN according to background light intensity. Neuron 93(2):299-307
Ballister ER, Rodgers J, Martial F, Lucas RJ (2018) A live cell assay of GPCR coupling allows identification of optogenetic tools for controlling Go and Gi signaling. BMC Biology 16(1):10
Milosavljevic N, Storchi R, Eleftheriou CG, Colins A, Petersen RS, Lucas RJ. Photoreceptive retinal ganglion cells control the information rate of the optic nerve. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Dec 11;115(50):E11817-E11826
Gerrard E, Mutt E, Nagata T, Koyanagi M, Flock T, Lesca E, Schertler GFX, Terakita A, Deupi X, Lucas RJ. (2018) Convergent evolution of tertiary structure in rhodopsin visual proteins from vertebrates and box jellyfish. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115(24):6201-6206