New PhD projects at CAB - 10.09.2011
We are happy to announce that three new PhD fellows will start in October 2011 with projects that have a main focus on advanced Bioimaging methods.
One project will use bioimaging to visualise the interaction of a secreted peptide with a receptor kinase that activates the plant proton pump. This activation is most pronounced in the expansion zone of plant roots and involved in cell extension (Astrid Kristensen, main supervisor: Anja T. Fuglsang).
Another project will follow the formation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) that orginate in human or porcine fibroplasts. The iPSC shall then be differentiated into neuronal cells, eventually to form individual cell models for drug targets (Miya Kudo Høffding, main supervisor: Bolette Bjerregaard).
Finally, a third project will exploit the new super-resolution microscope, to be installed in December 2011, in order to assess the distribution and interaction of membrane proteins and membrane lipids in yeast and plant cells (Iwona Ziomkiewicz, main supervisor: Alexander Schulz).