Thesis Title: Combining MD simulations with ML approaches to facilitate the morphological classification of Chlamydia from cryo-ET data
Primary Theme: Artifical Intelligence and Informatics
Franklin supervisors: Dr Mark Basham, Dr Neville Yee Bor Yior, Dr James Parkhurst and Prof James Naismith
University: University of Oxford
University supervisor: Prof Syma Khalid
External supervisor: Dr Alan Lowe (The Alan Turing Institute)
As part of his PhD, Nikolai is trying to combine molecular dynamics simulations with machine learning approaches to automatically identify protein structures in the electron-density map of cryo-electron tomography in a crowded cell environment.