Project is eligible for funding under the Gosden PhD Studentship scheme. The successful candidate will receive a PhD studentship for 4 years, covering fees at UK/EU level and stipend at research council level (£15,009).
Candidates should have/be expecting a 2.1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant area. If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet our language entry requirements. The PhD is to start in Oct 2020.
Please apply online View Website and include project title and supervisor name, and upload a CV and transcripts.
Abou-Saleh RH, Hernandez-Gomez MC, Amsbury S, Paniagua C, Bourdon M, Miyashima S, Helariutta Y, Fuller M, Budtova T, Connell SD, Ries ME, Benitez-Alfonso Y. Interactions between callose and cellulose revealed through the analysis of biopolymer mixtures. Nature Communications. 2018; 9(1):4538.
Rongkaumpan G, Amsbury S, Andablo-Reyes E, Linford H, Connell S, Knox J. P, Sarkar A, Benitez-Alfonso Y, Orfila C. Cell Wall Polymer Composition and Spatial Distribution in Ripe Banana and Mango Fruit: Implications for Cell Adhesion and Texture Perception. Frontiers in Plant Science 2019; 10:858.
Amsbury S, Kirk P, Benitez-Alfonso Y. Emerging models on the regulation of intercellular transport by plasmodesmata-associated callose. Journal of Experimental Botany, 2018; 69(1):105–115.
Deinum EE, Mulder BM, Benitez Alfonso Y. From plasmodesma geometry to effective symplasmic permeability through biophysical modelling. eLife. 2019; 8. pii: e49000.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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