In 2012 she got a ph d in computational biology from the school of bioengineering of rice university (houston, tx, us), where she specialized in computational structural biology and functional genomics her doctoral thesis “ protein functional features extracted with from primary sequences : a focus on. About the coursethis graduate course provides training in structural biology and related biochemical, genetic and cell biological approaches to understand molecular you can then make an informed choice of thesis research project and submit a research proposal for years two to four of the programme. The mres in structural biology is an intensive, high-quality introduction to research in structural and computational biology, which are key to the dissection of macromolecular 'machines' and in the second term, you will produce a written dissertation and an oral presentation on the background and plan of the research. Last month, we offered suggestions on how to prepare for your thesis defence: decide whether you need more research results, sketch out a plan for those experiments and for writing thesis chapters, and--importantly--get your supervisor's support for that plan now it's time to wrap things up in the lab and. Find a phd search funded phd projects, programs & scholarships in structural biology at university of cambridge. Furthermore, a thesis needs to meet certain formal requirements that are outlined in the doctoral degree regulations structure of this section and the display items you want to present outline i strongly significance, ie why this interaction is important and what you have learned about the biology or physics of the.
State of the art technology in the field of molecular, structural and cell biology, protein and peptide biochemistry as well as optical spectroscopy and biophysics is thesis phd students the doctoral students in the group have joined us from many different universities in europe and have studied biochemistry, biology or. Students in the molecular biology phd program receive broad training in how biological systems function at the level of nucleic acids and proteins, cells and chemical biology evolutionary biology genetics mechanisms of dna damage and dna repair neurobiology regulation of gene expression structural biology. The way to relax an examiner is to feature a sentence in the first paragraph of a phd abstract that begins: “my original contribution to knowledge is” if students cannot compress their argument and research findings into a single statement, then it can signify flabbiness in their method, theory or structure. The centre for structural biology (csb) at aarhus university, denmark, studies the molecular and structural foundations of life in both bacteria and higher organisms csb investigates the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules, proteins and nucleic acids, by using several biophysical techniques,.
Dr isabelle barrette-ng - inquiry-based and blended learning exercises in undergraduate science education crystallographic and computational studies of protein and rna structure and function. The phd track was established to integrate the central themes of integrative structural biology in a cooperation of scientists from the university of vienna and the medical university of vienna at the max f perutz laboratories (mfpl), the medical university of vienna and the institute of molecular pathology (imp) in vienna. Find a phd search funded phd projects, programs & scholarships in structural biology search for phd funding, scholarships & studentships in the uk, europe and around the world. A research paper i've been working on for a long time has been accepted, and published in the journal structure you can find it online, here this paper makes up a bulk of the work in my phd thesis, containing 10 protein crystal structures, and i'm glad to have it finally available to the world in the paper i describe the.
An example [perfect] phd thesis structure / outline and content wrt university of london / computer science, ucl. The participating departments, (biology, chemistry, or physics) and choose their phd mentor in that department before transferring into the program the remainder of the student's course of study is planned with a graduate committee composed of members of the program, one of whom will be the student's thesis advisor. Erec stebbins, phd, (born 1969) is an american biomedical scientist and novelist head of rockefeller university's laboratory of structural microbiology from 2001-2016 and currently head of division of structural biology of infection and immunity at the german cancer research center, he is known for his contributions to. My goal is to consolidate myself as a leading expert in my core research area ( the interface between computer sciences and structural biology) merging 75 % publications without the phd-thesis supervisors (including chapters and conference proceedings) h-index: 17 (ws1) – 18 (gs1) i-10 index: 20 (ws1) – 25 (gs1.
The department has openings for highly motivated diploma, masters or bachelor students with a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry professor werner kühlbrandt phd project for a master or diploma thesis on expression, purification and structural characterization of membrane proteins. Devon f pendlebury, yasuhiro fujiwara, valerie m tesmer, eric m smith, hiroki shibuya et al nature structural & molecular biology, journal article 2017 journal article read the full text on a web page signal transduction in photoreceptor proteins oskar berntsson göteborg, göteborgs universitet, doctoral thesis 2017.
Publications current opinion in structural biology will serve as an invaluable source of information for researchers this successful format has made current opinion in structural biology one of the most highly regarded communications ), conference abstracts, phd theses, websites/urls and computer programs. This thesis summarizes the results obtained during my journey as a phd student chapters 1 to 4 are intended to give the reader an introductory background and literature overview to the appended papers during the years, the research has been focused on structural biology studies on the c-‐ myc protein along with. We are looking for motivated semester/master students to join our structural proteomics team at eth to work at the interface between proteomics and structural biology cross-linking_3d background protein complexes are the functional machines of the cell, solving their structure is essential to understand.
2010 - phd in biochemistry at the department of biochemistry of the charles university in prague, doctoral thesis “structure and function of c-type lectin nk cell receptors studied by recombinant expression and protein crystallography” 2006 - award for the best diploma thesis in 2005 from the director of the institute of. Her interest in gene expression was extended to nuclear rna polymerases by her phd thesis work on the 5s gene-specific factor tfiiia with robert roeder at the rockefeller university after postdoctoral work on the mechanisms of yeast pol i and pol ii initiation with ron reeder and steve hahn, respectively, at the fred. We offer diploma/master theses for highly-motivated students with a strong background in either molecular biology, biochemistry, or structural biology the project will motivated students are welcome to join the sk-funded group of dr misha kudryashev for a master/diploma thesis professor werner kühlbrandt phd.
A wide-range of graduate-level courses are taught at ucla providing broad training in the multiple areas of biochemistry and molecular biology research, as well as student training in the their third teaching experience can occur anytime after the first year, and is chosen in consultation with the student's thesis advisor. Louis lauterbach (bachelor thesis) anastasia ogienko (master thesis) kathryn pérez (postdoc) martin bommer (postdoc) christina wörmann (phd thesis) tobias werther (postdoc) schad, daniel (hiwi) stefan meinke (hiwi) jochen fesseler (phd thesis) lydia farack (master thesis) sebastian götzl (phd thesis). During my phd thesis i investigated how the innate immune receptor rig-i triggers an inflammatory response upon recognition of viral rna solving several crystal structures of rig-i with and without ligand rna enabled us to draw a conclusive picture of the conformational changes that lead to activation of the receptor.