University of Dundee

PhD Supervisors

Supervisor Projects

Professor Dario Alessi FRS FRSE FMedSci

Understanding signalling pathways mutated in inherited disorders

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

Dr Davide Bulgarelli

Structure, function and host control of the plant microbiota

Professor Alessio Ciulli FRSC

Chemical and Structural Biology of Targeted Protein Degradation

Professor Kim Dale FRSB

Establishing the vertebrate embryonic body plan

Dr Greg Findlay

Embryonic Stem Cell Signaling Modules

Professor Ian Gilbert FMedSci FRSE FRSC

Design and synthesis of potential therapeutic agents

Professor Ron Hay FRS FRSE FMedSci

Role of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in transcriptional regulation

Dr Piers Hemsley

Regulation of protein function in plants by S-acylation

Dr Jens Januschke

Dynamics of cell polarisation

Dr Sarah McKim

Developmental biology of plant architecture

Dr. Ignacio Moraga Gonzalez

Professor Miratul Muqit FRSE

Elucidation of the PINK1 signaling pathway in Parkinson’s disease

Dr David Murray

Understand the basic molecular mechanics in the formation of subcellular structures

Dr Kasper Rasmussen

Investigating the regulation and function of DNA methylation in hematopoiesis

Dr. Joanne Russell

Dr. Esther Sammler

Professor 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

Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM

Understanding the molecular mechanism of biofilm formation

Dr Marios Stavridis

Pluripotent stem cell biology

Professor Tomo Tanaka FRSE

Mechanisms ensuring proper chromosome segregation in mitosis

Professor Ulrich Zachariae

Computational Biophysics and Drug Discovery

Dr. Fabio Zuccotto