Applications should be made directly to Dr Leonie Unterholzner: [email protected] and should include:
CV (max 2 A4 sides), including details of two academic references
A cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the studentship (max 2 A4 sides)
Unterholzner L and Almine JF (2019). Camouflage and interception: How pathogens evade detection by intracellular nucleic acids sensors. Immunology, 156(3):217-227. Review.
Dunphy G et al. (2018). Non-canonical activation of the DNA sensing adaptor STING by ATM and IFI16 mediates NF-B signalling after nuclear DNA damage. Molecular Cell, 71(5):745-760.
Almine JF et al. (2017). IFI16 and cGAS co-operate in the activation of STING during DNA sensing in human keratinocytes. Nature Communications, 8:14392.
Unterholzner L (2013). The interferon response to intracellular DNA: Why so many receptors? Immunobiology, 218(11):1312-21.
Unterholzner L et al.(2011). Vaccinia virus protein C6 is a virulence factor that binds TBK-1 adaptor proteins and inhibits activation of IRF3 and IRF7. PLOS Pathogens 7(9):e1002247.