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Mr Matthew Rodrigues BSc (Hons)

Postgraduate Research Student in Structural Biology

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Mr Matthew Rodrigues is Postgraduate Research Student in Structural Biology within Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Academic Qualifications

2012-2015: Postgraduate student. University of Southampton, UK.

2009-2012: BSc Biomedical Science. University of Southampton, UK.

Research interests

My research is focussed on investigating the enzymatic mechanism of vitamin B6 biosynthesis in plants and bacteria using X-ray crystallography. I am also interested in the effects of X-ray radiation damage in protein crystals.

My research project involves Crystallographic studies of the mechanism of vitamin B6 biosynthesis in plants and bacteria.

Supervisor: Dr Ivo Tews
PhD research: Catching Reaction Intermediates in the Multi-step PLP biosynthesis with Microfocus Synchrotron Techniques in situ.
Funding:  Diamond Light Source and University of Southampton.

Research group

Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

Mr Matthew Rodrigues
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
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