Research

Technologies

Student Cohort Title Technologies Healthcare problem Supervisors
Zainab Ahmed 3rd year PhD DELIVERY BY DESIGN: Increasing the efficiency of nucleic acids drug delivery in the cytosol using artificial/proto cells
Giulia Campolo 3rd year PhD Real-time in sensing of dopamine and L-DOPA using DNA aptamers for improved Parkinson's disease therapies
Yee San (Eve) Chan 3rd year PhD Experimental detection of allosteric sites in proteins
Mohit Devgan 3rd year PhD Interaction of personal care formulations with skin mimetics
Ryan Howard 3rd year PhD Investigating the target profile of a family of novel anti-cancer agents
Cassandra Kennedy 3rd year PhD Post-translational regulation of inflammation: chemical tools to probe dynamic protein modification during caspase activation and pyroptosis
Ben Lewis 3rd year PhD Imaging G-quadruplex DNA in live cells using FLIM
Suhuur Osman 3rd year PhD Multiplexed Single Cell analysis of small molecule stimulation of Epicardium Derived Cells (EPDCs)
Lucy Rowlands 3rd year PhD Novel Aptamer-Based Vesicle Drug-Delivery Systems
Florian Song 3rd year PhD Unravelling G-quadruplex DNA dynamics through Markov Graph processes: a combined theoretical and experimental approach
Emma Woodcock 3rd year PhD Vesicles to build chemical libraries (template driven synthesis)
Delia Brustur 1st year PhD Rab27: a novel target in cancer
Emma Couves 2nd year PhD Novel adjuvants for antibody-based cancer therapeutics: design, biological characterization and influence on membrane-protein structure.
Micol Damiani 1st year PhD Osteopontin as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Biofluids for Cholangiocarcinoma
Helena Dodd 1st year PhD Graphene oxide-templated biomolecular nanoclusters to control the Natural Killer cell anti-cancer response
Marco Esposito 2nd year PhD Organelle breeding for artificial cells
Ignacio Gispert Contamina 2nd year PhD Cells and organelles as embedded biomodules in artificial cells
Livia Kalossaka 2nd year PhD Functionally optimized biofilms for building façades
Borut Lampret 2nd year PhD Development of next-generation Bio-Printing
Qien Li 1st year PhD Engineering novel cell mimetic membrane architectures
Denise Liano 2nd year PhD Understanding the role of G4 secondary structures in premature ageing disorders by biochemical, structural and genomic characterisation of the human CSB protein.
Joshua David Linfoot 2nd year PhD A Chemical Proteomic Workflow for Rapid Identification of Proteins Responsible for Metabolic Insecticide Resistance
Mike Lloyd 1st year PhD Single Molecule Strategies for Studying Neurodegenerative Disease
Ana Losada de la Lastra 2nd year PhD A universal chemical proteomic platform to uncover the impact of dynamic protein S‐acylation in cancer
Thomas Pataillot-Meakin 2nd year PhD Improving prostate cancer prognosis via automated sampling and genomic analysis of circulating tumour DNA
Daisy Rogers-Simmonds 1st year PhD Controlling nanopore loading in Droplet Interface Bilayers
Felix Thorsten Sheffield 1st year PhD Novel techniques for high throughput membrane permeability assays in the agrochemical industry
Denise Thiel 2nd year PhD Tracking the metabolic footprints of cancer using context---dependent network analysis
Shaobin Zhang 2nd year PhD Exploiting asymmetry to generate new classes of biomaterials and artificial cells
Greta Zubaite 2nd year PhD Engineering biointerfaces between synthetic and biological cells
Frances Collins 2nd year PhD Elucidating the role of carbon dioxide in the photosynthetic enzyme Ribulose-1, 5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/ Oxygenase: Towards enhancing photosynthesis
Alfred Gatehouse 1st year PhD Cell free DNA size analysis using engineered hydrogel nanopore (EHN) sensors: a non-invasive diagnostic tool for cancer
Emmanuel Kanelos 2nd year PhD 3D Printing of Complex Neural Structures in synthetic biology derived scaffolds