Lab Group

Group awarded iCASE studentship

The Group’s Industrial Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (iCASE) studentship application was successful.  A PhD student will be recruited for an October 2021 start to work on a collaborative project with Refeyn Ltd. and Professor David Rueda (Imperial College London) to investigate DNA replication by mass photometry and to develop new analysis approaches. Interested candidates should contact Christian Speck.

New paper on the structural mechanism of helicase loading

Yuan, Z., Schneider, S., Dodd, T., Riera, A., Bai, L., Yan, C., Magdalou, I., Ivanov, I., Stillman, B., Li, H., Speck, C. (2020). Structural mechanism of helicase loading onto replication origin DNA by ORC-Cdc6. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117, 17747-17756.
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Group awarded BBSRC project grant

The Group’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) grant application was successful! Huge congratulations to Sarah Schneider, Almutasem Saleh and Yasunori Noguchi for writing a fantastic proposal and achieving a superb ranking of fourth out of 89.  Two new postdoctoral positions will open soon.  Interested candidates should contact Christian Speck.