Durham Biosciences work in collaboration with Newcastle and Liverpool on a Doctoral Training Partnership funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
Please see below our current projects which are available for October 2023 entry. For information on how to apply, please visit the NLD DTP website.
The deadline for applications is Monday 9th January 2023 at 12 noon.
A machine learning approach to identify carbon dioxide-binding proteins for sustainability and health
Supervisor: Prof Martin Cann
How do plants regulate root development in response to soil stresses? Role of VAMP family proteins and their interactors in signalling
Supervisor: Prof Keith Lindsey
The relevance of dopamine homeostasis for brain health and cognitive abilities in Drosophila
Supervisor: Dr Vincent Croset
Stress and aging in the Nuclear Pore Complex and associated cytoskeleton: a 3D super-resolution light and electron microscopy study
Supervisor: Prof Martin Goldberg
Dissecting how phages modulate bacterial immunity – structural basis of dNTPase inhibition by T7-like phages
Supervisor: Dr Liz Morris
A comparative biology approach to understanding differences in monocot and dicot stem architecture
Supervisor: Dr Peter Etchells
How do cell identity factors contribute to cytokinesis?
Supervisor: Dr Tim Davies
Investigating the genetic basis of natural variation in eye morphology and the impact on vision
Supervisor: Prof Alistair McGregor
A balancing act: how hosts control metal availability to their microbiota
Supervisor: Dr Karrera Djoko
Signalling dynamics in intestinal stem cell homeostasis and ageing
Supervisor: Dr David Doupe
New enzymes for biotechnology via metagenome mining
Supervisor: Prof Ehmke Pohl
Manipulating cytosolic metal buffering to enhance bacterially mediated IB processes
Supervisor: Dr Peter Chivers