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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.
There are 2 stages to the application process. Please see our website for more information: http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/postgraduate/phdopportunities.php
Wright MH*, Fetzer C, Sieber SA* (2017). Chemical Probes Unravel an Antimicrobial Defense Response Triggered by Binding of the Human Opioid Dynorphin to a Bacterial Sensor Kinase. JACS, 139: 6152.
Relevance: Chemical proteomics methodology.
Wright MH*, Paape D, Price HP, Smith DF, Tate EW* (2016). Global profiling and inhibition of protein lipidation in vector and host stages of the sleeping sickness parasite Trypanosoma brucei. ACS Infect Dis, 2: 427.
Relevance: Chemical proteomics of post-translational modifications.
de Simone A, Hubbard R, Viñegra de la Torre N, Velappan Y, Wilson M, Considine MJ, Soppe WJJ, and Foyer CH* (2017). Redox changes during the cell cycle in the embryonic root meristem of Arabidopsis thaliana. Antioxid Redox Signal. Doi: ARS-2016-6959.
Relevance: Demonstrates redox cycles in the plant cell cycle.
Karpinska B, Owdah Alomrani S, and Foyer CH* (2017). Inhibitor-induced Oxidation of the Nucleus and Cytosol in Arabidopsis thaliana: Implications for Organelle to Nucleus Retrograde Signalling. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 372: 20160392.
Relevance: Organelle redox signaling in plants.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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