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White Rose BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Mechanistic Biology
4 year fully-funded programme of integrated research and skills training, starting Oct 2019:
• Research Council Stipend
• UK/EU Tuition Fees
• Conference allowance
• Research Costs
At least a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent. We welcome students with backgrounds in biological, chemical or physical sciences, or mathematical backgrounds with an interest in biological questions.
EU candidates require 3 years of UK residency in order to receive full studentship
Not all projects advertised will be funded; the DTP will appoint a limited number of candidates via a competitive process.
1. Inducing protein aggregation by extensional flow. Dobson, J., Kumar, A., Willis, L., Tuma, R., R. Higazi, D., Turner, R., Lowe, D., Ashcroft, A., Radford, S., Kapur, N. and Brockwell, D. (2017) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 114:4673-4678.
2. Gating of TonB dependent transporters by substrate-specific forced remodeling. Hickman, S., Cooper, R., Belluci, L., Paci, E. and Brockwell, D. (2017) Nature Commun. 8: article no. 14804
3. Cooperative folding of intrinsically disordered domains drives assembly of a strong elongated protein. Gruszka,. D., Whelan, F., Farrance, O., Fung, H., Paci, E., Jeffries, C., Svergun, D., Baldock, C., Baumann, C., Brockwell, D., Potts, J. and Clarke, J. (2015) Nat Commun 6: article no. 7271.
4. Disorder drives cooperative folding in a multidomain protein
DT Gruszka, CATF Mendonça, E Paci, F Whelan, J Hawkhead, JR Potts, Clarke, J Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113 (42), 11841-11846
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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