Candidates are expected to hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a related area / subject. Candidates with experience in microbiology or with an interest in biotechnology are encouraged to apply.
This project has a Band 2 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
Swidah R, Ogunlabi O, Grant CM, Ashe MP. (2018) n-butanol production in S. cerevisiae: co-ordinate use of endogenous and exogenous pathways. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. In Press.
Swidah R, Wang H, Reid PJ, Ahmed HZ, Pisanelli AM, Persaud KC, Grant CM, Ashe MP. (2015) Butanol production in S. cerevisiae via a synthetic ABE pathway is enhanced by specific metabolic engineering and butanol resistance. Biotechnol Biofuels. 8:97
Egbe NE, Paget CM, Wang H, Ashe MP. (2015) Alcohols inhibit translation to regulate morphogenesis in C. albicans. Fungal Genet Biol. 77:50-60.
Egbe NE, Dornelles TO, Paget CM, Castelli LM, Ashe MP. (2017) Farnesol inhibits translation to limit growth and filamentation in C. albicans and S. cerevisiae. Microb Cell. 4:294-304.