New antimicrobials are a target of research into siderophore-conjugates, CO-releasing molecules and redox-active bacterial enzymes.
The Biological Inorganic Chemistry programme from the University of York use a wide range of techniques to interrogate proteins, particularly structural methods such as magnetic spectroscopy, electrochemistry and small molecule models.
On a whole organism scale, we use diagnostically-resolved magnetic resonance imaging to monitor in situ drug metabolism via hyperpolarisation methods that utilise molecular catalysts. These techniques are augmented with DFT computational theory, genomic discovery, chemical and molecular biology.
Programme StructureOur main areas of interest include:
- Metalloprotein structure, function and mode-of-action, especially of biomass-degrading enzymes, such as lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases and hydrogenases
- Siderophore-binding proteins
- Artificial metalloenzymes.
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
In most cases, applications can be submitted year-round. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some areas are particularly competitive.
DisciplinesChemistry Biology Biochemistry View 49 other PhDs in Chemistry in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Typically you’ll need at least the equivalent to a UK upper second-class (2:1) honours degree and, in some cases, a Masters degree. Actual requirements vary by course.
International18900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4650 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK Part-time: £2,325
- International/EU Part-time: £9,450
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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