University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Membrane Biophysics and Biotechnology

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.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 or above in a relevant subject; applicants with a 2.2 and a Master's degree at merit or higher will also be eligible. GCSE English language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Biological Sciences - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8186