Student theses

Wnt/β-catenin signalling facilitates cell fate decision making in the early mouse embryo

Author: Corujo Simon, E., 7 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Munoz-Descalzo, S. (Supervisor) & Perry, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biochemical evidence that the Dlk1 and Grb10 signalling proteins interact through a common growth regulatory pathway

Author: Hu, X., 21 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Ward, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Brain transcriptome analyses of paternal-specific mutant GRB10KO and potential insights into dominance behaviour

Author: Al Zadjali, A., 23 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Urrutia, A. (Supervisor) & Ward, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Influence of hyperthermia and antioxidant supplementation on redox balance and heat shock protein response to exercise

Author: Mohd Sukri, N., 25 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Bilzon, J. (Supervisor), Turner, J. (Supervisor) & Betts, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Establishing and Ensuring the Health, Fitness and Operational Performance of UK Fire & Rescue Service Personnel

Author: Stevenson, R., 18 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Bilzon, J. (Supervisor) & Stokes, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigating Acetabular Cup Fixation in Cemented Total Hip Replacements

Author: Gosiewski, J., 9 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Gill, R. (Supervisor) & Gheduzzi, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Utilising FcRn Trafficking and a Novel Bispecific Antibody to Enhance Antigen Clearance

Author: D'Hooghe, L., 7 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Whitley, P. (Supervisor), Chalmers, A. (Supervisor) & Heywood, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Novel Scaffolds for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

Author: Wells, J., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: De Bank, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Cell Expansion and Delivery Methods for Heart Regeneration

Author: Acott, S., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Ellis, M. (Supervisor) & Sharma, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Directed Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Lung Cell Lineages

Author: Alaqel, A., 11 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Tosh, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Mechanistic studies of a cell-permeant peptide designed to enhance myosin light chain phosphorylation

Author: Almansour, K., 1 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Mrsny, R. (Supervisor) & Eggleston, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Endothelial colony forming cells (ECFCs) and biomaterials: a synergy for next-generation cardiovascular implants

Author: Fortunato, T., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Pula, G. (Supervisor) & De Bank, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigating gene regulatory networks underlying zebrafish pigment cell development

Author: Petratou, K., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Kelsh, R. (Supervisor) & Schwetlick, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Cyclic Carbonates from Sugars and Carbon Dioxide: Synthesis, Polymerisation and Biomedical Applications

Author: Gregory, G., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Buchard, A. (Supervisor), Sharma, R. (Supervisor) & Davidson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development and Characterisation of Polymeric Nano-carriers for Oral Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals

Author: Li, M., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Mrsny, R. (Supervisor) & De Bank, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Tissue engineering of the liver

Author: Wung, N., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Tosh, D. (Supervisor) & Ellis, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Alpha-Synuclein Expression Influences the Processing of the Amyloid Precursor Protein

Author: Roberts, H., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Brown, D. R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Williams, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Growing Implant for the Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis

Author: Forder, J., 15 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Gill, H. (Supervisor) & Gheduzzi, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Role of Hippo Signalling in Cell Fate Decisions in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells and Pre-Implantation Development

Author: Brimson, C., 25 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Munoz-Descalzo, S. (Supervisor) & Tosh, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Prostate cancer stem cells: potential new biomarkers

Author: Sharpe, B., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Chalmers, A. (Supervisor), Beresford, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Bowen, R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Mitchard, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Feedback Regulation Mechanisms Controlling Occludin Expression And Tight Junction Function

Author: Ikem, T., 13 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Mrsny, R. (Supervisor) & Lloyd, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Gene regulatory network of melanocyte development

Author: Lapedriza, A., 10 May 2016

Supervisor: Kelsh, R. (Supervisor) & Schwetlick, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biosensors for drug discovery applications

Author: Bhalla, N., 6 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Estrela, P. (Supervisor), Di Lorenzo, M. (Supervisor) & Pula, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Characterization of the trafficking pathway used by Pseudomonas aeruginosa Exotoxin A and application to oral drug delivery

Author: Laurent, F., 12 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Mrsny, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Nutrition for post-exercise recovery and training adaptation

Author: Alghannam, A., 4 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Betts, J. (Supervisor) & Bilzon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Measurement of Physical Activity and its Role in the Maintenance of Health in Wheelchair Users

Author: Nightingale, T., 5 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Bilzon, J. (Supervisor) & Thompson, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The production and characterisation of cell-laden microparticles for bone tissue engineering

Author: Luetchford, K., 31 Mar 2016

Supervisor: De Bank, P. (Supervisor) & Chaudhuri, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Modulation of tight junction composition by the ERK pathway

Author: Bryant, C., 6 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Caunt, C. (Supervisor), Chalmers, A. (Supervisor) & Whitley, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Innate immune cell migration and function in response to damage associated signals

Author: Archer, S., 20 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Ward, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Lipid Phosphatases and Oxidative Signalling in T Lymphocytes

Author: Ball, J., 4 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Ward, S. (Supervisor), Wood, W. (Supervisor) & Watson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Role of Epithelial Cell De Differentiation in the Context of Improved Chemotherapy Applied to Pancreatic Cancer

Author: Santos Cravo, A., 16 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Mrsny, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Enhancing start performance in the sport of skeleton

Author: Colyer, S., 11 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Salo, A. (Supervisor), Stokes, K. (Supervisor) & Bilzon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Understanding The Molecular Basis Of Ras-Association Domain Family Member 7 (Rassf7) Function

Author: Gulsen, T., 17 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Chalmers, A. (Supervisor) & Whitley, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Analysis of medaka YAP mutant affecting 3D body shape formation

Author: Wang, H., 20 May 2015

Supervisor: Furutani-Seiki, M. (Supervisor) & Bagby, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An investigation into the roles of Talpid3 and primary cilia in the developing brain

Author: Bashford, A., 25 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Subramanian, V. (Supervisor) & Acharya, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Pathophysiology of Boxing Injuries

Author: Loosemore, M., 1 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Bilzon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Fabrication techniques to produce micro and macro porous MAX-phase Ti2AlC ceramic

Author: Thomas, T., 2 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Turner, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigating the role of Yes-associated protein (YAP) in neural crest development

Author: Gesell, A., 5 May 2015

Supervisor: Kelsh, R. (Supervisor) & Furutani-Seiki, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Epidemiology of lifestyle behaviours and training injuries in British Army infantry recruits

Author: Robinson, M., 24 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Stokes, K. (Supervisor), Thompson, D. (Supervisor) & Bilzon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Drosophila embryos as a Model System to Study Bacterial Infection In Vivo

Author: Tan, K., 6 Apr 2014

Supervisor: Wood, W. (Supervisor) & Vlisidou, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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YAP-Regulation of dynamic cell behaviour underlying organogenesis

Author: Porazinski, S., 7 Feb 2014

Supervisor: Furutani-Seiki, M. (Supervisor) & Kelsh, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at the glutamatergic synapse

Author: Hammond, V., 4 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Williams, R. (Supervisor) & Wonnacott, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Involvement of Phosphoinositide 3-kinase in Murine Lung Branching Morphogenesis and Insights into Protein Mediated Drug Delivery

Author: Carter, E., 13 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Ward, S. (Supervisor), Tosh, D. (Supervisor) & Watson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The role of HNF4α in Barrett’s metaplasia development

Author: Chen, Y., 13 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Tosh, D. (Supervisor) & Ward, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Cell fate specification and polarisation in mouse preimplantation epithelia

Author: Doughton, G., 24 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Chalmers, A. (Supervisor) & Welham, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation into the Molecular Mechanisms Governing Drosophila Embryonic Hemocyte Migration in vivo

Author: Comber, K., 1 Jul 2014

Supervisor: Wood, W. (Supervisor) & Chalmers, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Flavonoids as regulators of amyloid precursor protein processing

Author: Cox, C., 14 May 2014

Supervisor: Williams, R. (Supervisor) & Wonnacott, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Novel Scaffolds for Spinal Cord Repair

Author: Krämer, M., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: De Bank, P. (Supervisor), Ellis, M. (Supervisor) & Chaudhuri, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Influence of Habitual Smoking on Physiological Status, Physical Performance Adaptation and Injury Risk during Initial Military Training

Author: Siddall, A., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Stokes, K. (Supervisor), Thompson, D. (Supervisor) & Bilzon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Differentiation of Pancreatic and Hepatic Cell Types

Author: Myatt, E., 1 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Tosh, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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