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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 2019

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
3 Citations (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)

A chemical-genetics approach to study the role of atypical Protein Kinase C in Drosophila

Hannaford, M., Loyer, N., Tonelli, F., Zoltner, M. & Januschke, J., 29 Jan 2019, In : Development. 146, 2, p. 1-11 11 p., dev170589.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drosophila Proteins
Cell Polarity
Nuclear Envelope
1 Citation (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

A comparative map of macroautophagy and mitophagy in the vertebrate eye

McWilliams, T. G., Prescott, A., Villarejo-Zori, B., Ball, G., Boya, P. & Ganley, I., 1 Jul 2019, In : Autophagy. 15, 7, p. 1296-1308 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Degradation


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 2019

IL-15-dependent proteomic remodelling of intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes

Mahima Swamy (Speaker)
17 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

3 Minute Thesis Dundee Competition

Heather Doran (Organiser), Roy Mudie (Host), Veronika Dzetkulicová (Speaker), Micol Zuppello (Speaker), Katie Larner (Speaker), Johanna Ainsworth (Speaker), Rubaba Nisha (Speaker), Andrew Brandon (Speaker), Elizabeth Mills (Speaker), Aga Kuffel (Speaker), Niamh Nic Daeid (Reviewer), Jonathan Urch (Reviewer), Grant Hill (Reviewer), Paul Strachan (Reviewer)
30 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

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