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Phosphorylation Chemical Compounds
Phosphotransferases Medicine & Life Sciences
Ubiquitin Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases Medicine & Life Sciences
Chemical activation Chemical Compounds
Protein Kinases Medicine & Life Sciences
Cells Chemical Compounds

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Agrotis, Alexander

  • MRC PPU - Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Person: Research

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Ainsworth, Johanna

Person: Research Postgraduate Student

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Aitken, Catriona

Person: Research Postgraduate Student

Projects 2011 2026

Research Output 1968 2020

14 Downloads (Pure)

Photocrosslinking Activity-Based Probes for Ubiquitin RING E3 Ligases

Mathur, S., Fletcher, A. J., Branigan, E., Hay, R. T. & Virdee, S., 16 Jan 2020, In : Cell Chemical Biology. 27, 1, p. 74-82.e6 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases
Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzymes
Physiological Phenomena
12 Downloads (Pure)

Semi-automated quantitation of mitophagy in cells and tissues

Montava-Garriga, L., Singh, F., Ball, G. & Ganley, I., Jan 2020, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 185, p. 1-12 12 p., 111196.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Degradation
Mitochondrial Membranes

2D-DIGE as a tool in neuroproteomics

Weiland, F., 2019, Neuroproteomics. Li, K. W. (ed.). New York: Humana Press Inc., p. 143-159 17 p. (Neuromethods; vol. 146).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Two-Dimensional Difference Gel Electrophoresis
Protein Isoforms


Elected member

Karim Labib (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

Hooke Medal

Karim Labib (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Long-term Doctoral Fellowship (1993-1994)

Karim Labib (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2003 2020

The immune system as a defender of the gut- and how it sometimes gets it wrong

Mahima Swamy (Speaker)
14 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Dundee Neuroimmunology workshop

Mahima Swamy (Participant)
29 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Patrolling the gut: intraepithelial lymphocytes at the intestinal barrier

Mahima Swamy (Speaker)
17 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

£2.5million MRC senior fellowship award for cancer researcher

Victoria H. Cowling


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

University of Dundee researcher awarded £1.9M to combat Parkinson's disease

Miratul M. K. Muqit


6 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Student theses

Advancing understanding of endogenous PINK1-Parkin signalling linked to Parkinson’s disease

Author: Balk, K. R., 2019

Supervisor: Muqit, M. (Supervisor) & Alessi, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

An investigation of the activation of protein kinase complexes in the MyD88 signalling network

Author: Zhang, J., 2017

Supervisor: Cohen, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Cell cycle-dependent regulation of the human RNA cap methyltransferase (RNMT)

Author: Aregger, M., 2013

Supervisor: Cowling, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy