School of Life Sciences

  • United Kingdom

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Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Phosphotransferases Medicine & Life Sciences
Phosphorylation Medicine & Life Sciences
Hordeum Medicine & Life Sciences
Ubiquitin Medicine & Life Sciences
Cells Chemical Compounds
Trypanosoma brucei brucei Medicine & Life Sciences

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Aare, Kris

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Abbott, James

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Afzal, Vackar


Research Output 1968 2018

(Poly)phenol-digested metabolites modulate alpha-synuclein toxicity by regulating proteostasis

Macedo, D., Jardim, C., Figueira, I., Almeida, A. F., McDougall, G. J., Stewart, D., Yuste, J. E., Tomás-Barberán, F. A., Tenreiro, S., Outeiro, T. F. & Santos, C. N. 3 May 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 6965

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Parkinson Disease
2 Citations

2-Mercapto-Quinazolinones as Inhibitors of Type II NADH Dehydrogenase and Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Structure-Activity Relationships, Mechanism of Action and Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion Characterization

Murugesan, D. , Ray, P. C. , Bayliss, T. , Prosser, G. A. , Harrison, J. R. , Green, K. , Soares De Melo, C. , Feng, T. S. , Street, L. J. , Chibale, K. , Warner, D. F. , Mizrahi, V. , Epemolu, O. , Scullion, P. , Ellis, L. , Riley, J. , Shishikura, Y. , Ferguson, L. , Osuna-Cabello, M. , Read, K. D. & 10 others Green, S. R., Lamprecht, D. A., Steyn, A. J. C., Ioerger, T. R., Sacchettini, J., Rhee, K. Y., Arora, K., Barry, C. E., Wyatt, P. G. & Boshoff, H. I. M. 8 Jun 2018 In : ACS Infectious Diseases. 4, 6, p. 954-969 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Structure-Activity Relationship
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Adenosine Triphosphate
Allosteric Site
Open Access
Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases


Brian Cox Prize - Project of the Year

Rolf Black (Recipient) & Amy Cameron (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards

Delineating the ageing proteome: Convergence of ageing pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans

Vikram Narayan (Recipient), 1 Sep 2012

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Caenorhabditis elegans
Salaries and Fringe Benefits

Long-term Doctoral Fellowship (1993-1994)

Karim Labib (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2013 2015

  • 11 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement
  • 1 Festival/Exhibition

Bacteria Live in Communities - Braeview March 2015

Julia Neusiedler (Presenter)
12 Mar 2015

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

Immunology Advanced Higher Lecture

Crocker, P. (Presenter)
26 Mar 2015

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

Bacteria Live in Communities - Craigie March 2015

Januschke, J. (Presenter)
13 Mar 2015

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

Press / Media

Tuberculosis drug may also target visceral leishmaniasis

Alan Fairlamb & Kevin Read


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Student theses

A biophysical approach for the study of G-protein coupled receptor complexes

Author: Aristotelous, T., 2017

Supervisor: Hopkins, A. (Supervisor) & Hopkins Navratilova, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Adaptive optics stimulated emission depletion microscope for thick sample imaging

Author: Zdankowski, P., 2018

Supervisor: Swedlow, J. (Supervisor) & McGloin, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


African Trypanosome Genes Specifically Required for Fitness in vivo

Author: Shrimpton, J. W., 2017

Supervisor: Horn, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science