Molecular structures

Molecular Structures research includes the following areas:

  • Prokaryotic gene regulation (Professor Steve Busby)
  • How do protein fibres form? (Dr Tim Dafforn)
  • MoleculesX-ray crystallography of bacterial cell wall synthesis and of the regulation of the eukaryotic actin cytoskeleton (Dr Klaus Fütterer)
  • Protein structure, function and kinetics: Use of biophysical techniques to optimise nitroreductase activity for cancer gene therapy and to examine DNA binding proteins (Dr Eva Hyde)
  • Enzyme mechanisms, infrared spectroscopy, antibiotic resistance, DNA repair (Professor Chris Wharton)
  • Structural Biology of Proteins, Enzymes and Macromolecular Complexes (Dr Scott White)
  • Understanding Cellular Organisation at the Atomic Level (Dr Peter Winn)