Project is eligible for funding under the FBS Faculty Studentships 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 View Website Include project title and supervisor name, and upload a CV and transcripts.
Scott JN, Kupinski AP, Kirkham CM, Tuma R, Boyes J. (2014) TALE proteins bind to both active and inactive chromatin. Biochem J. 458:153-8. doi: 10.1042/BJ20131327.
Bevington, S., and Boyes, J., (2013) Transcription-coupled Eviction of histones H2A/H2B governs V(D)J recombination. EMBO J. 32:1381-92
de Thonel, A., Vandekerckhove, J., Lanneau, D., Selvakumar, S., Courtois, G., Hazoume, A., Brunet, M., Maurel, S., Hammann, A., Ribeil, J.A., Zermati, Y., Gabet, A.S., Boyes, J., Solary, E., Hermine, O., Garrido, C. (2010) HSP27 controls GATA-1 protein level during erythroid cell differentiation. Blood. 116, 85-96.
Palacios, D., Summerbell, D., Rigby, P.W.J. and Boyes, J. (2010) Interplay between DNA Methylation and Transcription Factor Availability: Implications for Developmental Activation of the Mouse Myogenin Gene. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 30, 3805-3815.
*Baumann, M., *Nightingale, K., Eberharter, A., Mamais, A., Becker, P., and Boyes, J. (2007) Acetylation Stimulates V(D)J Recombination by Regulating Accessibility to Nucleosome Remodelling Complexes. Nucleic Acids Research. 35, 6311-21.
Hernandez-Hernandez, A., Ray, P., Litos, G., Ciro, M., Ottolenghi, S., Beug, H., and Boyes J. (2006) Acetylation and MAPK Phosphorylation Co-operate to Regulate the Degradation of Active GATA-1 EMBO J. 25, 3264-74.
Baumann M, Mamais A, McBlane F, Xiao H, Boyes J. (2003) Regulation of V(D)J recombination by nucleosome positioning at recombination signal sequences. EMBO J. 22:5197-207.
McBlane F, Boyes J. (2000) Stimulation of V(D)J recombination by histone acetylation. Curr Biol. 10:483-6.
Boyes, J., Byfield, P., Nakatani, Y. and Ogryzko, V. (1998) Regulation of GATA-1 Activity by Acetylation. Nature, 396: 594-598.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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