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EPSRC DTP studentship with funding for a duration of 3.5 years to commence in September 2019. The studentship covers UK/EU tuition fees and an annual minimum stipend (£15,009 per annum 2019/20). Due to funding restrictions the studentship is open to UK and EU nationals with 3 years residency in the UK.
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Schmidt, C. K., Galanty, Y., Sczaniecka-Clift, M., Coates, J., Jhujh, S., Demir, M., Cornwell, M., Beli, P., and Jackson, S. P. (2015). Systematic E2 screening reveals a UBE2D–RNF138–CtIP axis promoting DNA repair. Nat. Cell Biol. 17, 1458–1470.
• IF 19, ranked 5th/187 in Cell Biology excluding reviews
Xi, W.*, Schmidt, C.K.*, Sanchez, S., Gracias, D.H., Carazo-Salas, R.E., Butler, R., Lawrence, N., Jackson, S.P., and Schmidt, O.G. (2016). Molecular insights into division of single human cancer cells in on-chip transparent microtubes. ACS Nano 10, 5835–5846.
• This article demonstrates experience of the primary supervisor to successfully train physical sciences & engineering researchers in interdisciplinary work with biological sciences.
• IF 14, ranked 3rd/85 in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology excluding reviews
Aymard F, Bugler B, Schmidt C. K., Guillou E, Caron P, Briois S, Iacovoni J. S., Daburon V, Miller K. M., Jackson S. P., Legube, G. (2014). Transcriptionally active chromatin recruits homologous recombination at DNA double-strand breaks. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 21, 366–374.
Simonetti, M., Cannas, D. M., Just-Baringo, X., Vitorica-Yrezabal, I., Larrosa, I.* (2018). A Cyclometalated Ruthenium-catalyst enables late stage functionalisation of pharmaceuticals. Nat. Chem., 2018, 724–731.
• IF 26, ranked 1st for original research in Chemistry
Simonetti, M., Perry, G. J. P., Cambeiro, X. C., Larrosa, I.* (2016). Ru-Catalyzed C–H arylation of fluoroarenes with aryl halides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 3596-3606.
• IF 14, ranked 2nd for original research in Chemistry