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
CSC - Investigating immune signaling networks induced by fungal infection Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology Professor Simon Arthur , Professor Doreen Cantrell CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci
CSC - Chemical Structural Biology and Mechanistic Insights into PROTAC Mode of Action Biochemistry Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC, Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci
CSC - Decoding gene expression mechanisms in trypanosomes Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology Professor David Horn FRSE, Professor Mark Field FRSB
CSC - Developmental role of jasmonate in barley Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Dr Sarah McKim
CSC - Exploiting Affinity-directed Protein Missile system to target destruction of misfolded proteins in neurodegeneration Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Dr Gopal Sapkota , Dr Gopal Sapkota
CSC - Finding the eat-me signals Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology Dr Ian Ganley
CSC - Functions & Applications of a Novel Stem Cell Signalling Pathway Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Dr Greg Findlay, Dr Marios Stavridis
CSC - How does the HOIL-1 component of LUBAC regulate innate immunity? Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology Professor Sir Philip Cohen FRS FRSE FAA FFMedSci, Dr. Yogesh Kulathu
CSC - Intellectual disability in patients with mutations in O-GlcNAc transferase Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Professor Daan van Aalten FRSE, Dr Marios Stavridis
CSC - Investigating the impact of mRNA cap regulation Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Developmental Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology Professor Victoria Cowling FRSE FRSB, Professor Tom Owen-Hughes FRSE
CSC - Mechanisms of chromosome instability in cancer cells Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE
CSC - Molecular characterisation of plant disease resistance genes through novel Next-Generation Sequencing applications Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Ingo Hein | Ph.D | Dipl. Biol. | FRSB
CSC - Molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Cell Signalling, Neuroscience/Neurology Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci
CSC - Phosphorylation of Rab GTPases in Health & Disease Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology, Structural Biology Professor Miratul Muqit FRSE, Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci
CSC - Probing the function of protein repeat domains through population genetics, bioinformatics and molecular dynamics simulations Computational Biology, Structural Biology Professor Geoff Barton FRSE FRSB, Professor Ulrich Zachariae
CSC - Regulating plant architecture and development through Receptor-like kinase S-acylation Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences Dr Piers Hemsley , Professor Paul Birch FRSE
CSC - Regulation of protein degradation by ubiquitylation Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology Dr. Yogesh Kulathu , Dr. Ignacio Moraga Gonzalez
CSC - Structural and membrane biology of polarized trafficking Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology Dr David Murray, Dr Jens Januschke
CSC - The molecular cell biology of Plant-Phytophthora interactions Microbiology, Plant Sciences Professor Paul Birch FRSE, Dr Petra Boevink
CSC- Non-lysine ubiquitination in health and disease Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience/Neurology, Structural Biology Dr Satpal Virdee , Dr Gopal Sapkota