Research opportunities


 

The lab presently has several openings for undegraduate and graduate students interested in undertaking short projects to learn more about membrane transport proteins. For further details please contact Tony Carruthers

Project
Project Description
1
Mapping glucose transporter ligand binding sites.
2

Mapping intramolecular contacts within GLUT1.

3
Scanning Tryptophan & Alanine mutagenesis of the GLUT1 trans-acceleration transmembrane membrane helix
4
Scanning Tryptophan & Alanine mutagenesis of the GLUT1teramerization transmembrane membrane helix
5
Is the glucose transporter asymmetric at physiological temperature?
6
Using transporter chimeras to map specificity and functional domains.