The Edinburgh Cell Wall Group

The Edinburgh Cell Wall Group

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Welcome to the website of The Edinburgh Cell Wall Group

The Edinburgh Cell Wall Group is headed by Prof. Stephen Fry, and studies various aspects of plant primary cell wall. This website contains information about the diverse range of research done in the group, services that we can offer to other groups (like sugar analyses or XET-action assays), and of course the people that work in the lab. Please use the buttons above to find the information you need. For a concise introduction in plant cell walls, click here: introduction

PhD studentship vacancy


  • PhD studentship to work on an EPSRC-funded biochemical/plant-biotechnological project entitled "Harnessing 'waste' biomass to make modified cellulose with valuable novel properties".
  • Jointly supervised by Prof Stephen C. Fry and Dr Eric Whale, Director of CelluComp.
  • Open to UK nationals or EU students who have been resident in the UK for 3+ years immediately prior to the programme start date
  • Application deadline: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Further details at:

  • edipos

    EDIPOS - Edinburgh Polysaccharide and Oligosaccharide Substrates: Biochemical reagents for studying plant cell wall enzymes

    The Edingburgh Cell Wall Group, Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences,
    University of Edinburgh, Daniel Rutherford Building,The King's Buildings,
    Max Born Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 3BF, United Kingdom
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    Pages last updated on 13-02-2018

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