Dr Matthias Trost

Programme Leader and Head of the Proteomics Division in the MRC-Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit

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Dr Matthias Trost is a Programme Leader and Head of the Proteomics in the MRC-Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit within the College of Life Sciences. Having completed degrees in Chemistry at the University of Manchester in Science and Technology (UMIST) and at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg (Germany), he received a PhD in 2004 from the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany. Matthias then carried out postdoctoral research with Michel Desjardins and Pierre Thibault at the University of Montreal and the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer in Montreal, Canada, working on the proteome and phospho-proteome of the phagosome.

Matthias joined the University of Dundee in 2010 where he uses mass spectrometry for his own research interests in macrophage and phagosome biology as well as providing expertise and facilities for others in the College.

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