Ben Smithers - PhD Candidate
University of Bristol
81/83 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1UB, United Kingdom



  • MEng in Computer Science, University of Bristol
  • EPSRC Summer Research Student, 2008, University of Bristol

Research interests


  • Smithers, B., Oates, M.E. & Gough, J. Splice junctions are constrained by protein disorder. Nucleic Acids Research. 2015. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv407
  • Oates M, Stahlhacke J, Vavoulis D, Smithers B, Rackham O, Sardar A, Zaucha J, Thurlby N, Rackham O, Fang H, Gough J. The SUPERFAMILY 1.75 database in 2014: a doubling of data. Nucleic Acids Research. 2015. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku1041
  • Zaucha J, Stahlhacke J, Oates M, Thurlby N, Rackham O, Fang H, Smithers B, Gough J. A Proteome Quality Index. Environmental Microbiology. 2015. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12622
  • Bronwen R. Burton, Graham J. Britton, Hai Fang, Johan Verhagen, Ben Smithers, Catherine A. Sabatos-Peyton, Laura J. Carney, Julian Gough, Stephan Strobel & David C. Wraith. Sequential transcriptional changes dictate safe and effective antigen-specific immunotherapy. Nature Communications. 2014. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5741