Applicants should already have or be expected to obtain a First or upper Second Class degree in a relevant discipline. This studentship is fully funded for three years. It covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and includes a stipend at the standard Research Council rate (currently £16,296 per annum). Funding is available for UK and EU students.
1. Fraser P.D., Enfissi .E.M.A., Halket J.M, Truesdale, M.R., Yu. D., Gerrish, C. and Bramley P.M. (2007). Manipulation of phytoene levels in tomato fruit: effects on isoprenoids, plastids and intermediary metabolism. Plant Cell, 19: 3194-3211.
2. Enfissi, E.M.A., Barneche, F., Ahmed, I., Lichtlé, C., Gerrish, C., McQuinn, R.P., Giovannoni, J.J., Lopez-Juez, E., Bowler, C., Bramley, P.M., and Fraser, P.D.** (2010). Integrative transcript and metabolite analysis of DE-ETIOLATED1 down regulated tomato fruit reveals the underlying metabolic and cellular events associated with their nutritionally enhanced chemotype. Plant Cell, 22, 1190-1215.
3. Nogueira, M., Mora, L., Enfissi, E.M.A., Bramley, P.M. and Fraser,P.D.** (2013). Subchromoplast Sequestration of Carotenoids Affects Regulatory Mechanisms in Tomato Lines Expressing Different Carotenoid Gene Combinations. Plant Cell, 25, 4560-4579.
4. Perez-Fons, L., Wells, T., Coral, D.I., Ward, J.L., Gerrish, C., Beale, M.H., Seymour, G.B., Bramley, P.M. and Fraser, P.D.**(2014). A genome-wide metabolomics resource for tomato fruit from Solanum pennellii. Scientific Reports 4, Article number 3859.
5. Uluisik, S., Chapman, M.H., Smith, R., Poole, M., Adams, G., Gillis, R.B., Besong, T.M.D., Sheldon,. J., Stiegemeyer, S., Perez-Fons, L., Samsulrizal, N., Wang, D., Fisk, I.D. Yang, Ni, Baxter, C., Rickett, D., Fray, R., Blanco-Ulate, B., Powell, A.L., Harding, S.E., Craigon, J., Rose, K.C. J., Fich, E.A., Sun, Li, Fraser, P.D., Tucker, G.A., Grierson, D., and Seymour, G.B. (2016). Genetic improvement of tomato by targeted control of fruit softening Nature Biotechnology. 34, 950–952.
6. Price, E.J., Wilkin, P., Sarasan, W., and Fraser, P.D. (2016). Metabolite profiling of Discorea (yam) species reveals underutilised biodiversity and renewable source for high-value compounds. Scientific Reports, 6: 29136.
7. Enfissi, E.M.A., Nogueira, M., Bramley, P.M. and Fraser, P.D. (2016). New insights into the regulation of carotenoid biosynthesis in tomato fruit. Plant J. In press.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 24.00
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