This PhD project is offered on a self-funding basis. It is open to applicants with funding or those applying to funding sources. Details of tuition fees can be found at View Website.
A bench fee is also payable on top of the tuition fee to cover specialist equipment or laboratory costs required for the research. The amount charged annually will vary considerably depending on the nature of the project and applicants should contact the primary supervisor for further information about the fee associated with the project.
Acceptable fist degree: Chemistry, Biochemsitry, Biophysics, Physics or related at 2:1
i) Jenny Hall, Azmat Sohail, Thomas Stockner, Harald H. Sitte, Jesus Angulo, & Fraser MacMillan Saturation Transfer Difference NMR on an Integral Membrane Transport Protein: Determination of Substrate Binding Affinity, J. Am. Chem. Soc submitted (2018)
ii) John Anderson, Daniel Watkins, Jonathan Jenkins, Katie Grayson, Nicola Wood, Jack Steventon, Kristian Le Vay, Matt Goodwin, Anna Mullen, Henry Bailey, Matthew Crump, Fraser MacMillan, Adrian Mulholland, Gus Cameron, Richard Sessions, and Stephen Mann Construction and in vivo assembly of a catalytically proficient and hyperthermostable de novo enzyme Nature Communications 8, 354 (2017)
iii) A Mullen, J Hall, J Diegel, I Hassan, A Fey, F MacMillan, Membrane transporters studied by EPR spectroscopy: structure determination and elucidation of functional dynamics Biochemical Society Transactions 44, 905-915 (2016)
iv) E. Deplazes, S.L. Begg SL, J. H. van Wonderen, R. Campbell, B. Kobe, J.C. Paton, F. MacMillan, C. A. McDevitt, M. L. O'Mara “Characterizing the conformational dynamics of metal-free PsaA using molecular dynamics simulations and electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy.” Biophys Chem. 207, 51-60 (2015)