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Affinity beads
Biosensors
Chemical Intervention Tools
Chemical Labelling Technologies
Imaging
Microfluidics, Micromanipulation & Nanotechnology
Molecular Spectroscopies and Structural Methods
Novel synthetic technologies
Peptide biochemistry
Theoretical and Computational Tools
Tools and Techniques for Chemical Genetics
Other Technologies
Student Cohort Title Technologies Healthcare problem Supervisors
Euan Pyle 3rd year PhD An integrated structural biology approach for elucidating transient protein interactions
Jasmine Bickel 3rd year PhD Novel adjuvants for antibody-based cancer therapeutics: design, biological characterization and influence on membrane-protein structure
Mark Wilkinson 3rd year PhD The mechanics of the eukaryotic actin protein-folding machinery from yeast to malaria
Richard Thistlethwaite 3rd year PhD Chemical probes to enable next-generation fungicides – preparing for the impact of climate change
Francesca Vianello 3rd year PhD A novel computational tool to reveal the all-scale structural organisation and design principles underpinning the activity of the enzyme responsible for the majority of global atmospheric CO2 fixation
Zainab Ahmed 2nd year PhD DELIVERY BY DESIGN: Increasing the efficiency of nucleic acids drug delivery in the cytosol using artificial/proto cells
Hugo Belda 3rd year PhD Functional analysis of kinases secreted into the host cell by the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
Giulia Campolo 2nd year PhD Real-time in sensing of dopamine and L-DOPA using DNA aptamers for improved Parkinson's disease therapies
Mohit Devgan 2nd year PhD Interaction of personal care formulations with skin mimetics
Ben Edwards 3rd year PhD Nanoscale Biosensors for Real-Time Analysis of Amyloid Proteins in Neurodegenerative Disease
Andrea Goya Grocin 3rd year PhD Understanding dysregulation of protein lipidation in cancer
Miha Homsak 3rd year PhD PLP-dependent chemoproteomics for identification and characterisation
Ryan Howard 2nd year PhD Investigating the target profile of a family of novel anti-cancer agents
Cassandra Kennedy 2nd year PhD Post-translational regulation of inflammation: chemical tools to probe dynamic protein modification during caspase activation and pyroptosis
Ben Lewis 2nd year PhD Imaging G-quadruplex DNA in live cells using FLIM
Suhuur Osman 2nd year PhD Multiplexed Single Cell analysis of small molecule stimulation of Epicardium Derived Cells (EPDCs)
Lucy Rowlands 2nd year PhD Novel Aptamer-Based Vesicle Drug-Delivery Systems
Pashiini Supramaniam 3rd year PhD Microfluidic Chip based Artificial Cells – a platform to control and understand biochemical signalling pathways
Shukai Wang 3rd year PhD Investigation of the structure and function of Vpu with all atom molecular dynamics simulations
Emma Woodcock 2nd year PhD Vesicles to build chemical libraries (template driven synthesis)
Delia Brustur MRes Rab27: a novel target in cancer
Helena Dodd MRes Graphene oxide-templated biomolecular nanoclusters to control the Natural Killer cell anti-cancer response
Ignacio Gispert Contamina 1st year PhD Cells and organelles as embedded biomodules in artificial cells
Livia Kalossaka 1st year PhD Functionally optimized biofilms for building façades
Qien Li MRes Engineering novel cell mimetic membrane architectures
Denise Liano 1st year PhD Understanding the role of G4 secondary structures in premature ageing disorders by biochemical, structural and genomic characterisation of the human CSB protein.
Ana Losada de la Lastra 1st year PhD A universal chemical proteomic platform to uncover the impact of dynamic protein S‐acylation in cancer
Felix Thorsten Sheffield MRes Novel techniques for high throughput membrane permeability assays in the agrochemical industry
Frances Collins 1st year PhD Elucidating the role of carbon dioxide in the photosynthetic enzyme Ribulose-1, 5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/ Oxygenase: Towards enhancing photosynthesis
Alfred Gatehouse MRes Cell free DNA size analysis using engineered hydrogel nanopore (EHN) sensors: a non-invasive diagnostic tool for cancer