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Gopal P. Sapkota, PhD

Programme Leader at University of Dundee

Location: Dundee United Kingdom

Gopal Sapkota, PhD, started his group at the Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) at the University of Dundee in 2008 and in 2014 became a tenured Programme Leader. His research focuses on understanding mechanisms of reversible chemical processes called phosphorylation and ubiquitylation in cell signaling and human diseases, including those involving degeneration of the nervous system.

Dr. Gopal Sapkota obtained his master's degree in biochemistry from the University of Bath and his doctorate from the University of Dundee. He joined Joan Massagué’s laboratory at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York to undertake postdoctoral research to study the Transforming Growth Factor β (TGFβ) pathway regulation, for which he received the prestigious Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation fellowship.

Associated Grants

  • Determining the Ligase and DUB Landscape of Mitochondrial and Alpha-synuclein Turnover


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