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
Controlling the uncontrollables: How FAM83 proteins regulate the serine/threonine protein kinase CK1 family in cells Dr Gopal Sapkota
Deciphering the mechanisms behind DNA repair pathways crucial for preventing cancers
Deciphering the ubiquitin codes that regulate protein degradation Dr. Yogesh Kulathu
Finding the eat-me signals Dr Ian Ganley
Molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE
MRC DTP 4 Year PhD Programme: Understanding complexity in multi-isolate biofilms Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM, Prof Fordyce Davidson
Signalling pathways controlling protein degradation upon stress Dr Adrien Rousseau
Ubiquitin E3 ligases: function, structure and therapy Dr Satpal Virdee
Wellcome 4-Year PhD Programme in Integrated molecular, cellular and translational biology Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Image Analysis, Computing/Computer Science, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Cell Signalling, Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Data Analysis, Developmental Biology, Developmental Neuroscience, Drug Discovery, Geomicrobiology, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Immunology, Medicine, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience/Neurology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Biology, Plant Sciences, Protein Phosphorylation, Protein Ubiquitylation, Structural Biology, Synthetic Chemistry, Systems Biology
Wellcome Trust Clinical: This programme is not currently recruiting students