This is a 4 year BBSRC studentship under the Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham DTP. The successful applicant will receive research costs, tuition fees and stipend (£15,009 for 2019-20). The PhD will start in October 2020. Applicants should have, or be expecting to receive, a 2.1 Hons degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. EU candidates must have been resident in the UK for 3 years in order to receive full support. Please note, there are 2 stages to the application process.
One thousand plant transcriptomes and the phylogenomics of green plants. Nature 2019, 574, 679–685 doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1693-2
Stress-adaptive gene discovery by exploiting collective decision-making of decentralised plant response systems. New Phytologist 2019, doi.org/10.1111/nph.16273
Identifying differentially expressed proteins in sorghum cell cultures exposed to osmotic stress. Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 8671.
Comparative proteomic analysis of horseweed (Conyza canadensis) biotypes identifies candidate proteins for glyphosate resistance. Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 42565.
Temperature responses of Rubisco from Paniceae grasses provide opportunities for improving C3 photosynthesis. Nature Plants 2016, 2:16186.
Surveying Rubisco diversity and temperature response to improve crop photosynthetic efficiency. Plant Physiol. 2016, 172(2):707-717.
A Novel function for Arabidopsis CYCLASE1 in programmed cell death revealed by isobaric tags for relative and absolute quantitation (iTRAQ) analysis of extracellular matrix proteins. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics 2015, 14, 1556-1568
Improving recombinant Rubisco biogenesis, plant photosynthesis and growth by coexpressing its ancillary RAF1 chaperone. PNAS 2015, 112(11):3564-9