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
EASTBIO iCASE: Novel bifunctional chemistries for unbiased exploration of targeted protein degradation mechanisms Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology Dr. William Farnaby MRSC, Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC
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 SFHEA FRSB
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 SFHEA FRSB, Professor Paul Birch FRSE
EASTBIO: Mummy Dearest: maternal control of grain development: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences Dr Sarah McKim
EASTBIO: The function of non-canonical phosphorylation by cyclin-dependent kinases Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology Dr Tony Ly, Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci
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 SFHEA FRSB
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
EASTBIO: The regulation of chromosome replication by DBF4-Dependent Kinase Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci, Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE
EN & MN Lindsay Scholarship: Computer-aided drug discovery (CADD) methodologies for the identification and optimisation of bioactive compounds Professor Ian Gilbert FMedSci FRSE FRSC, Professor Ulrich Zachariae , Dr. Fabio Zuccotto
EN & MN Lindsay Scholarship: Developing in silico approaches for compound optimisation in Drug Discovery: targeting polypharmacology using Artifical Intelligence. Drug Discovery Professor Ian Gilbert FMedSci FRSE FRSC, Professor Ulrich Zachariae , Dr. Fabio Zuccotto