Research course

Membrane Biophysics and Biotechnology

Institution
University of Leeds · Faculty of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, but relevant experience may be taken into consideration.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research projects underway include investigations of the charge transport mechanisms of membrane proteins, applications of synthetic membranes tethered to electrode surfaces (solid-supported bilayers), and development of reagentless electrochemical biosensors. Work is also ongoing on the development of libraries of synthetic binding proteins, including DARPINS, for use in biosensor development and clinical diagnosis.

Information for international students

The Faculty has many years experience welcoming international students. Details of our entry requirements can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Information on fees, funding and finance can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36+ months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Martha Smith
Email
fbsgrad@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 8186