University of Dundee

PhD Projects

PhD projects cover a broad range of subject areas within the life sciences and interdisciplinary themes. Filter the list below to find projects that might interest you.

Title Subject area Supervisor
* SPRINT-MND/MS PhD Programme* Regulation and function of NEK1 kinase in Motor Neurone Disease Neuroscience/Neurology Professor John Rouse FRSE
*SPRINT-MND/MS PhD Programme* Targeting O-GlcNAcylation of periaxin in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type neuropathies Neuroscience/Neurology Professor Daan van Aalten FRSE
A*STAR - We welcome students to study in any subject area. Please contact potential supervisors to discuss further.
C. elegans a model organism to study human health and disease Gene Expression, Gene Regulation Professor Anton Gartner
Characterising Antimicrobial Resistance in Care Homes using Whole Genome Sequencing Data Analysis, Medicine Dr Charis A. Marwick
Comparison of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes and Impact on Primary Care Prescribing in Scotland and England Data Analysis, Medicine Dr Charis A. Marwick
ComPLife: This programme is not currently recruiting students
CRUK 4 year: This programme is not currently recruiting students
Establishing the molecular basis for the therapeutic effect of arsenic trioxide in APL treatment Cancer Biology, Structural Biology Professor Ron Hay FRS FRSE FMedSci
Experimental and theoretical analysis of a novel genome stability pathway Gene Expression, Gene Regulation Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci
Exploring molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease-collaborative project between the University of Dundee and GlaxoSmithKline Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE
Genome stability pathways that regulate the mammalian replisome by ubiquitylation Professor Karim Labib FRSE
Global analysis of drug binding sites Biological Chemistry, Cancer Biology, Computational Biology, Drug Discovery Professor Andrew Hopkins FRSC FRSE
Mechanisms of intracellular transport in trypanosomes Biological Chemistry Professor Mark Field
mRNA cap function in mammals Gene Expression, Gene Regulation Professor Victoria Cowling
SFSA-C: This programme is not currently recruiting students
The Impact of Scottish National Stewardship on E. coli Resistance and Admissions with Infection Data Analysis, Medicine Dr Charis A. Marwick
Wellcome Trust Clinical: This programme is not currently recruiting students