BBSRC White Rose Mechanistic Biology DTP 4 year studentship.
Studentships covers UK/EU fees and stipend (c.£14,553) for 4 years to start in Oct 2018. Applicants should have/be expecting at least a 2.1 Hons. degree in a relevant subject. 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 and the projects selected by the successful candidates will be funded.
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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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