This is a 4 year fully funded studentship and is supported by the Forestry Commission Scotland, the BBSRC and the IBioIC. It will include a minimum 3 month placement in industry and exceptional training opportunities, in both transferable and technical skills, through the IBioIC.
Application Deadline: 26 April 2019
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1) Furukawa T, Bello FO, Horsfall L. Microbial enzyme systems for lignin degradation and their transcriptional regulation. Frontiers in Biology (2014) 9(6): 448-471.
2) Echavarri-Bravo V, Tinzl M, Kew W, Cruickshank F, Mackay CL, Clarke DJ, Horsfall LE. High Resolution Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry (FT-ICR MS) for the characterisation of enzymatic processing of commercial lignin. New Biotechnology (accepted 2019, available soon).
3) Jarrell, T. M., Marcum, C. L., Sheng, H., Owen, B. C., O'lenick, C. J., Maraun, H., Bozell, J. J. & Kenttamaa, H. I. 2014. Characterization of organosolv switchgrass lignin by using high performance liquid chromatography/high resolution tandem mass spectrometry using hydroxide-doped negative-ion mode electrospray ionization. Green Chemistry, 16, 2713-2727.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 109.70
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