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A graduate with an interest in biology, genetics and their application for the study of the basic mechanisms of cancer, with or is expecting at least an upper second class honours degree in Biology, Genetics or a revelant subject area, is required for this project aimed at developing a novel genetic system to study tumour heterogeneity and clonal competition in gastrointestinal cancers.
To establish the mechanisms of GPR35 signalling in the mouse and human GI tract. GPR35 is an orphan receptor that lacks an endogenous ligand but is highly expressed in mammalian GI tract, particularly in the colon and is implicated in the onset of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and will be supervised by Dr Sarah Fouch and Dr James Brown.
We are now accepting applications for a Cancer Research UK funded PhD studentship to start in September 2019. Barts Cancer Institute has an international reputation for cancer research, with world renowned experts in the field.