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 2024 entry. For information on how to apply, please visit the NLD DTP website.
The deadline for applications is Monday 15th January 2024 at 12 noon.
Cyclic nucleotide signalling and BREX phage defence
Supervisor: Prof Tim Blower
Development and Engineering of Ciliated Tissues: Unravelling the Role of Mechanical Forces with Smart Tissue Scaffolding
Supervisor: Dr Francesco Boselli
DNA mechanics under the control of DNA damage
Supervisor: Dr Aakash Basu
Dopamine transport and the modulation of learning and forgetting in Drosophila
Supervisor: Dr Vincent Croset
Eye development, structure and vision in the pest species Drosophila suzukii
Supervisor: Prof Alistair McGregor
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
How does Src kinase protect and regulate cytokinesis?
Supervisor: Dr Tim Davies
Maturation of microbial metalloenzymes – determinants of correct metalation
Supervisor: Dr Peter Chivers
New SIM PROTACs for Targeted Protein Degradation in Plants
Supervisor: Prof Steven Cobb
Signalling dynamics in intestinal stem cell homeostasis and ageing
Supervisor: Dr David Doupe
Towards Sustainable Crop Protection: Discovering new insecticidal proteins from animal venoms
Supervisor: Dr Elaine Fitches
Understanding the host recognition of nonself alien DNA and initiation of epigenetic silencing
Supervisor: Dr Jungnam Cho
Watering the flowers: gene x environment control of water use during Brassica napus inflorescence development
Supervisor: Dr Jo Hepworth