Apply now for our Current Projects

We are currently accepting applications for our 2020 programme. Please send a CV with contact details of three referees to mrcppu-phd-admin@dundee.ac.uk, including a cover letter explaining your interest in our work. Please also indicate which group(s) you are most interested in, and whether you prefer rotations or would like to join one lab directly.

MRC PPU 4-year PhD programme

Project Principal Investigator More Info
Ubiquitin E3 ligases: function, structure and therapy Satpal Virdee MORE
Finding the eat-me signals Ian Ganley MORE
Signalling pathways controlling protein degradation upon stress Adrien Rousseau MORE
Molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease Dario Alessi MORE
Controlling the uncontrollables: How FAM83 proteins regulate the serine/threonine protein kinase CK1 family in cells Gopal Sapkota MORE
Deciphering the mechanisms behind DNA repair pathways crucial for preventing cancers John Rouse MORE
Deciphering the ubiquitin codes that regulate protein degradation Yogesh Kulathu MORE
Some of our group leaders (e.g. Philip Cohen) also offer PhD projects through other programmes in the School of Life Sciences.