PEOPLE

  • Dr Matthias Trost

    Programme Leader & Head of Proteomics

    MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, University of Dundee

    Matthias studied Chemistry in Freiburg, Germany and Manchester and did his PhD in Cellular Microbiology and Proteomics at the Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig Germany in 2004. He spent his time as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Montreal and the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer in Montreal, Canada. In 2010 he became a group leader and Head of Proteomics at the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit in Dundee. His group uses quantitative mass spectrometry to identify changes on proteins involved in phagocytosis, a mechanism by which specialised immune cells kill microbes. Recently, he has also been involved in work aiming to understand the molecular details of Parkinson’s Disease.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Scotland East 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Qualifying Round: Scotland East 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Qualifying Round: Fife & Stirling 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Fife & Stirling 2013/14

DEBATE: Megacities

Qualifying Round: Fife & Stirling 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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