Conservation genomics of Sulawesi vertebrates
Dr L Frantz, Prof S Rossiter, Dr S Brace
31 January 2019
We are currently seeking highly motivated PhD student for a fully-funded project to start in September 2019. The project will focus on analysing molecular data from museum and modern samples to unravel the population histories of endemic vertebrates in SE Indonesia.
Microbial Drivers of Coralline Algae Ecosystem Function
Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
Dr H Burdett
1 February 2019
This project will combine advanced microbial ecology, biogeochemistry and ecological techniques to investigate the role of microbial communities in driving ecosystem function in maerl beds.
Bioinformatic studies of mobile DNAs in vertebrates
Prof J F Y Brookfield, Prof O Hanotte
Applications accepted all year round
44% of the human genome, and similar proportions in other vertebrate species, consists of mobile DNAs or their inactive descendants.