02/10/2017
Developing new routes to antibiotic discovery in Streptomyces species (HUTCHINGS_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Understanding chemical warfare in the nest of leafcutter ants (HUTCHINGS_U18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Mapping effector-triggered immune signalling by quantitative phospho-proteomics (JONES_S18DTP)
02/10/2017
Structure and function of the accessory Sec system in gut symbionts (JUGE_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
Plant cell wall hydrogels: exploring hierarchy of structure (KHIMYAK_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Cutting-edge approaches to understand how gut microbes promote our health (KORCSMAROS_E18DTP1)
02/10/2017
How cells communicate in the gut to fight infection (KORCSMAROS_E18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Understanding how bacteria sense and adapt to their environment (LEBRUN_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Ferritins as nano-cage bioreactors for synthetic biology applications (LEBRUN_U18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Firm or Limp? Deep exploration of a crucial molecular handshake for chromosome segregation (LE_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Characterising and optimising protein targeting in cyanobacteria for optimal production of biofuels, electricity, industrial and high value compounds (LEASMITH_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Can there be only one? Exploring heterogeneity in RNA splicing at single-cell resolution (MACUALAY_E18DTP)
02/10/2017
Natural blues: structure meets function in plant natural products (MARTIN_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Structural and mechanistic analysis of type II DNA topoisomerases (MAXWELL_J18DTP1)
02/10/2017
What role has the stem cell niche for skeletal muscle stem cell function? (MAYER_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Proteins in Action: Real Time Observation of Protein Function (MEECH_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
How to build a biological decoder – dissecting calcium specificity in plants (MILLER_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
What is the role of the bacterial cytoskeleton in the Rhizobium-legume symbiosis? (MILLER_U18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Ribosome profiling to reveal how temperature affects protein synthesis in diatoms (MOCK_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Searching for the sialic acid sweet spot (MORRIS_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Computational modelling of information transfer between cells (MORRIS_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
All cells are not created equal: the importance of timing (MUNSTERBERG_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Assessing the complexity of embryonic somites with single cell genomics (MUNSTERBERG_U18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Developing new antimicrobial peptides to inhibit gut pathogens (NARBAD_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
How plants make oxindole drugs (OCONNOR_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Directing biosynthesis of bioactive triterpenes for pharmaceutical applications (OSBOURN_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Design principles for synthetic gene regulation: understanding how cis-regulatory functions are encoded in plant DNA (PATRON_E18DTP)
02/10/2017
Trans-generational inheritance of environmental information using regulation of long non-coding RNA. (PENFIELD_J18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Investigating the interaction of endothelial neuropilin-2 and alpha5-integrin during angiogenesis; a sticky business. (ROBINSON_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Gaining photo-control over post-translational modifications (SACHDEVA_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
What keeps the gut stem cell niche healthy? (SOBOLEWSKI_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Ginsenosides and P2X receptors: natural resources for microbial killing. Understanding their molecular basis using computational, biological and biophysical approaches (STOKES_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Synthetic approaches to developing new pharmacological modulators for P2X7 receptors (STOKES_U18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Global microbiome analysis of the desert adapted Acomys russatus and Acomys cahirinus. (THYBERT_E18DTP)
02/10/2017
A multidisciplinary study of bacterial DMSP production via a novel pathway (TODD_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Understanding how an antibiotic “warhead” is made by bacteria (TRUMAN_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Can longer and wider cells help feed the world? (UAUY_J18DTP1)
02/10/2017
How Proteins Bind Unusual DNA Structures (WALLER_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Using biomaterials to investigate nuclear deformation during confined cellular migration (WARREN_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Carbohydrate utilisation by the beneficial microbiota genus Bifidobacterium for improved health outcomes (WARREN_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
Identification of novel enhancers specific to Neural Crest (WHEELER_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
How do phytosterols reduce serum cholesterol? (WILDE_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
Convergent evolution of enzyme function (WILKINSON_J18DTP1)
02/10/2017
The hunt for healthier wheat starch (HAZARD_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
Chlorobithiol: The missing link in sulfur metabolism amongst green sulfur bacteria? (HAMILTON_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
New antibiotics from ants and plants (WILKINSON_J18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Exploring the role of secretion systems in beneficial microbiota members (HALL_Q18DTP)
02/10/2017
Industrial CASE Studentship Interfacing Phytase Biology and Sustainable Agriculture (BREARLEY_U18ICASE2)
02/10/2017
Sustainable pollination services for the soft fruit industry: exploiting genomics to manage a key ecosystem service (DICKS_U18ICASE1)
02/10/2017
Is circadian function an important trait for wheat breeders? (HALL_E18DTP)
02/10/2017
Synthetic carbohydrates for the detection and prevention of infectious disease (FIELD_J18ICASE)
02/10/2017
Improving Plant Nutrition via Nuclear Calcium Signalling (CHARPENTIER_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
PhD iCASE with Merck (USA): allosteric modulation of P2X ion channels (FOUNTAIN_U18ICASE2)
02/10/2017
Harnessing the power of novel microorganisms for landfill leachate treatment (LEHTOVIRTAMORLEY_U18ICASE2)
02/10/2017
Sexual detection: mechanisms underlying adaptive reproductive plasticity (CHAPMAN_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Development of microbiome and immune-based biomarkers of poultry gut health (NARBAD_Q18ICASE2)
02/10/2017
New technologies to replace neonicotinoid pesticides in the control of cabbage stem flea beetle on rapeseed (PENFIELD_J18ICASE2)
02/10/2017
Molecular re-awakening of brain's quiescent stem cells to counteract ageing (HAJIHOSSEINI_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Safeguarding our daily bread from wheat blast (WULFF_J18ICASE)
02/10/2017
Developmental Systems Biology of the Eye – Taming an Excitable Gene Network (GROCOTT_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Stopping Bacteria Producing Greenhouse Gas (GATES_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Understanding Risks of Long-term Introgression From Salmon Aquaculture (GAGE_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Mixing it up: heteromultimerisation of P2X receptor and its impact on ion channel properties and pharmacology (FOUNTAIN_U18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Epigenetic regulation of plant reproductive development (FENG_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Intercellular traffic control: how do plant cells regulate the traffic of molecules between cells? (FAULKNER_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Exploring RNA structural conformation space in living cells (DING_J18DTP2)
02/10/2017
Investigating codon optimisation and in vivo RNA structure in plants (DING_J18DTP1)
02/10/2017
Characterising genes involved in microRNA turnover in Arabidopsis (DALMAY_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Evolution of novel phenotypes through regulatory small RNAs (COEN_J18DTP)
02/10/2017
Discovering how microbes and minerals interact during biological metal respiration (CLARKE_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
The role of microRNAs in the peripheral circadian rhythm in cartilage (CLARK_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Novel vaccines for major animal virus infections in developing countries (CARDING_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Synthetic Biology for Delivering Renewable Fuels with Shewanella (BUTT_U18DTP)
02/10/2017
Iron in Plant Foods: Exploring the Basic Mechanisms of Iron Transport in Cereal Grains (BALKJ18DTP1)
02/10/2017
How bacterial pathogens "sweeten" host proteins to avoid immunological responses: structural study of sugar transfer by bacterial virulence factors (ANGULO_U18DTP)

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Welcome to the Norwich Research Park (NRP) Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) programme which involves five world-class research institutions based on the Norwich Research Park.

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