This project is no longer listed in the FindAPhD
database and may not be available.
Project is eligible for funding under the The Gosden PhD Studentship scheme. Successful candidates will receive a PhD studentship for 4 years, covering fees at UK/EU level and stipend at research council level (£14,777 for 2018-19).
Candidates should have, or be expecting, a 2.1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant field. If English is not your first language, you will also be required to meet our language entry requirements. The PhD is to start in Oct 2018.
Please apply online here https://www.plants.leeds.ac.uk/studentships/gosden_studentship.php#application_procedure and include project title and supervisor name, and upload a CV and transcripts.
Roychoudhry, S., Kieffer, M., Del Bianco, M., Liao, CY; Weijers, D; Kepinski, S. (2017) The developmental and environmental regulation of gravitropic setpoint angle in Arabidopsis and bean. Scientific Reports 7:42664. doi: 10.1038/srep42664.
Wang, R., Zhang, Y., Kieffer, M., Yu, H., Kepinski, S., and Estelle, M. (2016) HSP90 regulates temperature-dependent seedling growth by
stabilizing the auxin receptor F-box protein TIR1. Nature Communications 7:Article No.10269. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10269.
Boer, D.R., Freire-Rios, A., van den Berg W.A., Saaki, T., Manfield, I.W., Kepinski, S., López-Vidrieo, I., Franco-Zorrilla, J.M., de Vries, S.C., Solano, R., Weijers, D., Coll, M. (2014) Structural basis for DNA binding specificity by the auxin-dependent ARF transcription factors. Cell 156(3):577-89.
Roychoudhry, S., Del Bianco, M., Kieffer, M., Kepinski, S. (2013) Auxin controls gravitropic setpoint angle in higher plant lateral branches. Current Biology 23:1497-504.
Hayashi, K., Neve, J., M., Hirose, M., Kuboki, A., Shimada, Y., Kepinski, S., Nozaki, H. (2012) Rational design of an auxin antagonist of the SCFTIR1 auxin receptor complex. ACS Chemical Biology 7: 590-98
Calderon Villalobos, L-I., Lee, S., Armitage, L., Parry, G., Mao, H., De Oliveira, C., Ivetac, A., Brandt, W., McCammonn, A., Zheng, N., Napier, R., Kepinski, S., Estelle, M. (2012) TIR1/AFBs and Aux/IAAs constitute a combinatorial co-receptor system to perceive auxin with differential sensitivities. Nature Chemical Biology 8: 477–485
Hayashi, K., Tan, X., Zheng, N,. Hatate, T., Kimura,Y., Kepinski, S., Nozaki. H. (2008) Small-molecule agonists and antagonists of F-box protein-substrate interactions in auxin perception and signaling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 105, 5632-5637
Kepinski, S. .(2007) The anatomy of auxin perception. Bioessays. 29, 953-6
Kepinski, S. & Leyser, O. (2005) The Arabidopsis F-box protein TIR1 is an auxin receptor. Nature 435, 446-451
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)Click here to see the results for all UK universities