Our students (ESRs)

RAMP is a network of 12 collaborative PhD projects led by our Early Career Researchers (ESRs) and their supervisors.

ESR 1, Elham Vahdatahar: Optimization of crystal growth of membrane proteins for advanced diffraction techniques

ESR 2, Sofia Jaho: Crystallization of membrane proteins with an automated microfluidic pipeline

ESR 3, Claudia Stohrer: Studies of G-protein coupled receptor complexes

ESR 4, Jannik Strauss: Novel Approaches to Proton Pumping Pyrophosphatases

ESR 5, Sofia Trampari: Crystallization and phase behaviour of membrane transporters in lipid-detergent micelles

ESR 6, -interrupted in 2018- Marty Rogers: Novel lipid environments for use in lipid cubic phase (in meso) crystallization of integral membrane enzymes, transporters and receptors

ESR 7, Cristina Cecchetti: Structure determination of plant borate transporters

ESR 8, Diogo Melo: Controlled growth of uniformly sized microcrystals, optimised for time-resolved crystallographic experiments

ESR 9, Thi Thanh My Nguyen: Experimental phase diagrams to optimise membrane protein crystallization

ESR 10, Virginia Apostolopoulou: Modelling crystal formation in complex systems

ESR 11, Swati Aggarwal: Elucidating the function of proton pumps with neutron crystallography

ESR 12, Samuel Hjorth-Jensen: Crystallographic investigations of the sarco/ endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase: towards neutron, time-resolved, and novel inhibitor structures

ESR 13, -started in 2019- Jessica Ames: Nucleation and growth of membrane protein crystals in detergent, detergent/lipid and lipid phases