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Dan Peet

I am currently a postdoc in the Cross lab. I work on kinesin motor proteins, which transport molecular cargo to specific reaction sites in cells. More specifically, I am interested in how kinesins modify the dynamic microtubule tracks upon which they walk.



Research interests

  • Microtubule dynamics
  • Molecular motors
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Computer programming
  • Image analysis

Education

2012-

PhD Mechanical inhibition of microtubule shrinkage by kinesin. Supervisors: Rob Cross, Nigel Burroughs.

Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology (CMCB), University of Warwick.

2011-2012

MSc Systems biology

Systems biology DTC, University of Warwick.

2009-2010

MRes Mathematics in the living environment

Department(s) of Mathematics/Complex systems/Biology, University of York.

2006-2009

BSc Mathematics

Department of Mathematics, University of York.

Contact: dan at mechanochemistry dot org