University of Dundee

PhD Supervisors

Supervisor Projects

Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE

Understanding signalling pathways mutated in inherited disorders

Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci

How DNA replication is organised and controlled to ensure precise chromosome duplication

Dr Sarah Coulthurst

Bacterial pathogens and protein secretion systems

Professor Victoria Cowling

mRNA cap regulation

Professor Mike Ferguson CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci

Molecular parasitology, glycobiology and drug discovery

Professor Mark Field

Molecular parasitology, intracellular transport, gene expression, eukaryotic evolution

Dr Ian Ganley

Molecular analysis of autophagy

Professor Anton Gartner

C. elegans genetics as a model to study basic biological problems

Professor Ian Gilbert FRSC

Design and synthesis of potential therapeutic agents

Professor Ron Hay FRS FRSE FMedSci

Role of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in transcriptional regulation

Professor Andrew Hopkins FRSC FRSE

Chemoinformatics, chemogenomics and drug discovery

Professor David Horn FRSE

Antigenic variation, drug resistance and RNAi screens in trypanosomes

Dr. Yogesh Kulathu

Ubiquitin signalling mechanisms

Professor Karim Labib FRSE

Roles and regulation of the eukaryotic replisome in preserving genome integrity and epigenetics

Professor Angus Lamond FRS FRSE FMedSci

Nuclear structure proteomics and gene expression

Professor Kevin Read

Drug discovery, lead optimisation and preclinical development

Professor John Rouse FRSE

Control of chromosome stability and DNA repair in health and disease

Dr Adrien Rousseau

Dr Gopal Sapkota

Untangling the TGFβ and Wnt signalling networks in cells, development and human diseases

Professor Daan van Aalten FRSE

The role of the O-GlcNAc posttranslational modification in neurodegeneration

Dr Satpal Virdee

Chemical Biology Approaches for Studying The Ubiquitin System

Dr Susan Wyllie

Kinetoplastid Biology