School of Life Sciences

  • United Kingdom

Student theses

A basic region in the Elp1 subunit of the budding yeast Elongator complex is essential for wobble uridine tRNA modification

Author: Di Santo, R. T. A., 2013

Supervisor: Stark, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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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

Accelerated fibre microendoscopy techniques for in-vivo applications

Author: Turtaev, S., 2018

Supervisor: Weijer, C. (Supervisor) & Cizmar, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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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

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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

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

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A functional study of the Phytophthora infestans Avr3a alleles and paralogs

Author: Seman, Z. A., 2013

Supervisor: Birch, P. (Supervisor) & Hein, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A large scale analysis of chemoattractant induced cytoskeletal dynamics in Dictyostelium discoideum by means of proteomic and imaging approach

Author: Sobczyk, G. J., 2012

Supervisor: Weijer, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Alternative splicing in the regulation of the barley circadian clock

Author: Calixto, C. P. G., 2013

Supervisor: Brown, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Analysis of Human Protein Complexes by Quantitative Mass Spectrometry

Author: Kirkwood, K. J., 2014

Supervisor: Lamond, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Analysis of mitotic and post-mitotic functions of Spindly in Drosophila melanogaster

Author: Clemente, G., 2015

Supervisor: Muller, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Analysis of the diverse antibacterial strategies used by Serratia marcescens Db10

Author: Gerc, A., 2014

Supervisor: Stanley-Wall, N. (Supervisor) & Coulthurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Anatomy and development of the mouse spinal cord stem cell niche

Author: Canizares, M., 2018

Supervisor: Storey, K. (Supervisor) & Felts, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

An investigation into Cdc28 phosphorylation of Ipl1 and the role of Haspin-like kinases in yeast cell cycle control

Author: Corbishley, S. J., 2013

Supervisor: Stark, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An investigation into the regulation of replication factories and dormant origins in human cells

Author: McIntosh, D., 2014

Supervisor: Blow, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

An investigation of gene expression, alternative splicing and nonsense-mediated decay in potato in response to Phytophthora infestans infection

Author: Domingo Torres, E., 2019

Supervisor: Brown, J. (Supervisor), Simpson, C. (Supervisor) & Hein, I. (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

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An in vivo study of chromatin compaction in human cells

Author: Visvanathan, A., 2013

Supervisor: Lamond, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A novel hypothesis for plant capacitance

Author: Dietrich, R., 2013

Supervisor: Jones, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Applying effectoromics and genomics to identify resistance against Rhynchosporium commune in barley

Author: Griffe, L. L., 2017

Supervisor: Avrova, A. (Supervisor), Hein, I. (Supervisor) & Birch, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Approaches to understanding diversity in rubber and carotenoid synthesis in Hevea brasiliensis latex

Author: Bahari, A., 2019

Supervisor: Marshall, D. (Supervisor), Taylor, M. (Supervisor), Chow, K. (External person) (Supervisor), Campbell, R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Halpin, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A Proof-of-Concept Study to evaluate the benefit from add-on therapy with montelukast versus salmeterol in children with asthma carrying the Arg/Arg-16 β2-receptor genotype

Author: Donald, H., 2015

Supervisor: Palmer, C. (Supervisor) & Mukhopadhyay, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science

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A proteomic analysis of the dynamic RNA polymerase I complexes

Author: Ciesiolka, A., 2014

Supervisor: Zomerdijk, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

A Quantitative Exploration of Causes of False Positive Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Next-Generation Sequencing Data

Author: Bello Ribeiro, A. C., 2016

Supervisor: Flavell, A. (Supervisor), Bayer, M. (Supervisor) & Marshall, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Arsenic, antimony and visceral leishmaniasis

Author: Perry, M. R., 2014

Supervisor: Fairlamb, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Assessing the involvement of BslA in plant-root associated biofilms

Author: Bissett, E., 2016

Supervisor: Stanley-Wall, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

Assessment of N-myristoyltransferase and the N-myristoylomeas a potential chemotherapeutic target inTrypanosoma cruzi

Author: Roberts, A., 2014

Supervisor: Fairlamb, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Assessment of potential antibacterial drug targets

Author: Diaz Saez, L., 2016

Supervisor: Hunter, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A study of chromatin dynamics during transcription by fluorescence light microscopy

Author: Dickerson, D., 2010

Supervisor: Owen-Hughes, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A transthyretin-related gene and a neuroligin-like gene prevent 6-hydroxydopamine-induced dopaminergic neurodegeneration in C. elegans

Author: Offenburger, S., 2016

Supervisor: Gartner, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Automatic Cell Tracking For Studying Large Epithelial Sheets Of Cells And Its Application To Chicken Gastrulation

Author: Karjalainen, A. I., 2015

Supervisor: Weijer, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

A ‘bump-&-hole’ approach for engineering allele-selective inhibition of the BET bromodomains

Author: Runcie, A. C., 2019

Supervisor: Ciulli, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Beta-catenin Complexes in Colorectal Cancer

Author: Mackay, C. D., 2015

Supervisor: Nathke, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Biochemical characterisation of the Parkinson's disease-associated kinase PINK1: Insights from the insect world

Author: Woodroof, H. I., 2014

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

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Biohydrogen as a Fuel: Understanding and Engineering Hydrogenase Enzymes for Biotechnological Applications

Author: Lamont, C. M., 2016

Supervisor: Sargent, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Biohydrogen production in Escherichia coli – a synthetic biology approach

Author: Kelly, C. L., 2014

Supervisor: Sargent, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Canonical and non-canonical regulation of AMP-activated protein kinase

Author: Auciello, F. R., 2015

Supervisor: Hardie, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Capsule-based Ultrasound-mediated Targeted Drug Delivery

Author: Stewart, F., 2018

Supervisor: Nathke, I. (Supervisor), Huang, Z. (Supervisor) & Cochran, S. (External person) (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

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Characterisation of ALADIN’s function during cell division

Author: Carvalhal, S., 2015

Supervisor: Griffis, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Characterisation of candidate effector proteins from barley pathogen Rhynchosporium commune

Author: Franco Orozco, B., 2017

Supervisor: Avrova, A. (Supervisor), Birch, P. (Supervisor) & Morales, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Characterisation of secreted effectors and core components of the Serratia marcescens Type VI Secretion System

Author: English, G., 2013

Supervisor: Coulthurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Characterisation of the (H3-H4)2-tetramer and its interaction with histone chaperones

Author: Bowman, A., 2010

Supervisor: Owen-Hughes, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Characterisation of the Essential t6A tRNA Modification Enzymes and Evaluation as a Potential Novel Antimicrobial Target

Author: Cargill, J. S., 2014

Supervisor: Palmer, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Characterisation of the localisation and function of the Bacillus subtilis YuaB protein during biofilm formation

Author: Ostrowski, A., 2012

Supervisor: Stanley-Wall, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Characterisation of the Type VII secretion system of Staphylococcus aureus

Author: Cao, Z., 2017

Supervisor: Palmer, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Chemical synthesis of Leishmania lipophosphoglycan structures conjugated to a biotin moiety

Author: Edgar, C. W., 2011

Supervisor: Nikolaev, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Chromatin Dynamics During DNA Replication

Author: Fennessy, R., 2014

Supervisor: Owen-Hughes, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Computational analysis and method development for high throughput transcriptomics and transcriptional regulatory inference in plants

Author: Guo, W., 2018

Supervisor: Zhang, R. (Supervisor), Brown, J. (Supervisor), Waugh, R. (Supervisor) & Lin, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Computational Analysis of High-Replicate RNA-seq Data in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Searching for New Genomic Features

Author: Copeland, N. G., 2018

Supervisor: Barton, G. (Supervisor), Schurch, N. (Supervisor) & Schofield, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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