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Studentships are fully funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) for 3.5yrs
Stipend at national UKRI standard rate
Research training and support grant (RTSG)
Studentships commence: 1st October 2019.
To qualify, you must be a UK or EU citizen who has been resident in the UK/EU for 3 years prior to commencement. Applicants must have obtained, or be about to obtain, at least a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. All applications are scored blindly based on merit. Please read additional guidance here: https://goo.gl/8YfJf8
Almeida-Souza L., Frank R.A.W, Garcia-Nafria J., Colussi A., Gunawardana N., Johnson C.M., Yu M., Howard G., Andrews B., Vallis Y., McMahon H.T. A flat BAR protein promotes actin polymerisation at the base of clathrin-coated pits.
Cell 74, 325 (2018) PubMed DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.05.020
Fernandez, E, Collins, M.O., Frank, R.A.W., Zhu, F., Kopanitsa, M.V., Nithianantharajah, J., Lempriere, S.A., Fricker, D., Elsegood, K.A., McLaughlin, C.L., Croning, M.D.R., Mclean, C., Armstrong, J.D., Hill, W.D., Deary, I.J., Cencelli, G., Bagni, C., Fromer, M., Purcell, S.M., Pocklington A.J., Choudhary, J.S., Komiyama, N.H., Grant, S.G.N. (2017). Arc Requires PSD95 for Assembly into Postsynaptic Complexes Involved with Neural Dysfunction and Intelligence.
Cell Reports 45, 139-147 (2017) PubMed DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.09.045
Frank R.A.W., Grant S.G.N. (2017). Supramolecular organisation of NMDA receptors and the postsynaptic density.
Current Opinions in Neurobiology 142, 139-147 (2017) PubMed DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2017.05.019
Frank R.A.W., Komiyama N.H., Grant S.G.N. Hierarchical organisation and genetically separable subfamilies of PSD95 postsynaptic supercomplexes.
Journal of Neurochemistry 142, 504-511 (2017) PubMed DOI: 10.1111/jnc.14056
Frank R.A.W., Komiyama N.H., Ryan T.J., Zhu F., O’Dell T., Grant S.G.N. (2016). NMDA receptors are selectively partitioned into complexes and supercomplexes during synapse maturation.
Nature Communications 7, 11624 (2016) PubMed DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11264