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
China Scholarship Council: Context is everything – how do plant receptor complexes assemble to regulate growth and immunity? Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences, Structural Biology Dr Piers Hemsley , Professor Paul Birch FRSE
China Scholarship Council: Dynamics of chromatin loops in human genome organisation – molecular regulation and disease mechanisms Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE, Dr Jens Januschke
China Scholarship Council: Phosphorylation of Rab GTPases in Health & Disease Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology, Structural Biology Professor Miratul Muqit FRSE, Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci
China Scholarship Council: Structural and Mechanistic Chemical Biology of Degraders Mode of Actions Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC, Professor Ron Hay FRS FRSE FMedSci
EASTBIO: A synthetic community approach to decipher the genetic basis of plant-microbiota interactions in the rhizosphere Microbiology, Plant Sciences Dr Davide Bulgarelli , Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM
EASTBIO: Context is everything – how do plant receptor complexes assemble to regulate growth and immunity? : Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences Dr Piers Hemsley
EASTBIO: Deciphering the role of translation in temperature-controlled development: Lead supervisor: Dr Martin Balcerowicz Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Dr Piers Hemsley
EASTBIO: How do CDKs phosphorylate the right substrates at the right time? Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci
EASTBIO: Hunting for Veghog – elucidation of a novel crossroads between development and immunity in plants Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Dr Piers Hemsley , Professor Paul Birch FRSE
EASTBIO: Intraspecies competition mechanisms in Bacillus subtilis: Biochemistry, Microbiology Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM
EASTBIO: Mummy Dearest: maternal control of grain development: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences Dr Sarah McKim
EASTBIO: Post transcriptional Regulation of Oscillatory clock gene expression during somitogenesis Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Professor Kim Dale FRSB
EASTBIO: Understanding how plant pathogen effector proteins contribute to host range and nonhost disease resistance Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Plant Sciences Professor Paul Birch FRSE
EASTBIO: Your Best Face Forward – how cereals regulate their epidermal surfaces. Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Dr Sarah McKim , Dr Piers Hemsley
EASTBIO: Bifunctional small molecules beyond PROTACs: Proximity-inducing new downstream chemistries to rewire cell signaling Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Structural Biology Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC, Professor Gopal Sapkota
EASTBIO: How cells prevent errors in chromosome inheritance during cell division Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE, Professor Geoff Barton FRSE FRSB
EN & MN Lindsay Scholarship: Biophysical modelling of epithelial cell polarity Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Data Analysis Dr Rastko Sknepnek , Dr Jens Januschke