Case Studies

Case Studies 

Hear from our DTP students about their DPhil projects:
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Sarah-Beth Amos

Sarah-Beth is a BBSRC iCASE student in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company UCB, with Prof Mark Sansom. She works on developing Markov State model analysis of disorder in protein-membrane interactions. 


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Mirjam Hazenbosch

Mirjam's field work is based in Papua New Guinea, investigating how smallholder farming can be made more sustainable. 


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Jisoo Jean

JJ's current work focuses on developing a modular platform for enzyme cyclization to confer drastic improvements in thermal resilience to a wide range of enzymes.


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Katerina Johnson

Katerina's research is interdisciplinary in nature and spans the fields of neuroscience, behaviour, molecular biology, microbiology, metagenomics and evolution.

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Pablo Munoz-Rodriguez

Pablo's research focused on the systematics of the sweet potato and closely related wild species. 

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Thomas Pak

Thomas is a mathematical biologist, his research involves modelling the processes of cell competition in multicellular organisms. 


sheng pong


Sheng Pong

Sheng researches the role of tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) in gene regulation in Dr Monika Gullerova’s laboratory for his DPhil project.


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Shamma Rattan

Shamma is an Oxford Brookes student, researching the function and evolution of the Wnt signalling ligands in Drosophila melanogaster


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James Walker

James is working with the Animal Flight group working on visual guidance in birds.

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Andrew Wood

Andrew did his internship as a research assistant with the Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker