University of Dundee

PhD Supervisors

Supervisor Projects

Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE

Understanding signalling pathways mutated in inherited disorders

Professor Simon Arthur

Signaling networks that control inflammation

Professor Geoff Barton FRSE FRSB

Protein and nucleic acid sequence analysis and function prediction

Professor Paul Birch FRSE

Plant pathogen interactions

Professor Julian Blow FRSE FMedSci

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

Dr Jorunn Bos

Professor Doreen Cantrell CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci

T-lymphocyte signal transduction

Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC

Chemical and Structural Biology of Protein-Protein Interactions

Dr. Isabelle Colas

Dr Sarah Coulthurst

Bacterial pathogens and protein secretion systems

Professor Victoria Cowling FRSE FRSB

mRNA cap regulation

Professor Mark Field FRSB

Molecular parasitology, intracellular transport, gene expression, eukaryotic evolution

Dr Greg Findlay

Embryonic Stem Cell Signaling Modules

Dr Ian Ganley

Molecular analysis of autophagy

Professor Anton Gartner

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

Professor Claire Halpin FRSE FRSB

Manipulation of plant metabolism using reverse genetics

Professor Ron Hay FRS FRSE FMedSci

Role of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in transcriptional regulation

Dr Ingo Hein FRSB

Plant Pathogen Co-evolution

Dr Piers Hemsley

Regulation of protein function in plants by S-acylation

Dr Jens Januschke

Dynamics of cell polarisation

Dr. Yogesh Kulathu

Ubiquitin signalling mechanisms

Professor Angus Lamond FRS FRSE FMedSci

Nuclear structure proteomics and gene expression

Professor Miratul Muqit

Elucidation of the PINK1 signaling pathway in Parkinson’s disease

Dr Philip Murray

Dr David Murray

Understand the basic molecular mechanics in the formation of subcellular structures

Professor Inke Nathke

From molecules to tissue architecture

Dr David Norman

Magnetic Resonance, FRET, EPR, Spin-labeling and PELDOR

Dr Andrei Pisliakov

Computational Biophysics

Dr Kasper Rasmussen

Investigating the regulation and function of DNA methylation in hematopoiesis

Professor John Rouse FRSE

Control of chromosome stability and DNA repair in health and disease

Dr Adrien Rousseau

Dr. Joanne Russell

Dr Gopal Sapkota

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

Dr. Gabriele Schweikert

Dr Rastko Sknepnek

Computational soft condensed matter and biophysics group

Dr Marios Stavridis

Pluripotent stem cell biology

Professor Kate Storey FRSE FMedSci FRSB

Neural differentiation in embryos and embryonic stem cells

Dr. Mahima Swamy

Immune interactions at the intestinal epithelium

Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE

Mechanisms ensuring proper chromosome segregation in mitosis

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

Professor Robbie Waugh FRSE

Personal Chair of Crop Genomics

Professor Kees Weijer FRSE

Cell-cell signalling and chemotactic cell movement during development

Professor Paul Wyatt FRSE

The discovery of therapeutics for neglected diseases and the translation of novel biology through small molecule drug discovery

Dr Susan Wyllie

Kinetoplastid Biology

Ulrich Zachariae

Computational Biophysics and Drug Discovery