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microbiome PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Regulation of the Host-Microbiome Interface in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  Prof U Knaus
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Inflammatory diseases of the gut are on the rise. In North America and Europe, more than 0.3% of the population suffers from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and weight loss.
  Evaluation of the impact of prebiotic supplementation on the gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome of Thorougbred yearlings during nutritional stress
  Dr LE Peachey
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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The MSc by Research project. Effective dietary management is a key contributing factor to successful Thoroughbred (TB) rearing; a period when foals and yearlings are subject to a number of abrupt dietary changes.
  Soil microbiome function controlling radionuclide bioavailability and soil-to-plant transfer
  Dr J Pittman, Dr C Robinson
Applications accepted all year round

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Understanding the behaviour and environmental impacts of radionuclides such as radium (Ra) and uranium (U) is of critical importance for the management and risk modelling of sites with elevated concentrations of these radionuclides.
  The oral microbiome, ROS and the development of oral cancer: a role in Fanconi anemia?
  Prof K Hunter, Dr S Collis
Application Deadline: 3 July 2019

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Many patients with Fanconi Anemia (FA) develop cancers of the mouth, esophagus or anogential region. A number of reasons have been suggested, but the millions of bacteria that are naturally resident in these body sites might be a significant contributory factor.
  Single cell transcriptomics for microbiomics approaches
  Dr P Varga-Weisz, Dr R Zabet
Application Deadline: 22 July 2019

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Overview. The microbiome has emerged as an important factor in health and disease, affecting aspects such as obesity, metabolic disease, cancer and, potentially, brain health.
  Advanced dental plaque biofilm modelling
  Prof SM Higham, Dr AC Darby
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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The oral cavity is highly populated with bacterial species, and around 700 oral bacterial species have been identified. Dental plaque is related to the aetiology of two of the most prevalent disease.
  Gut on a Chip 4.0: next generation models to study gut-microbiome-metabolism interactions
  Prof G Frost
Applications accepted all year round

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Funded by the CDT in Chemical Biology. Innovation in Life Sciences – 1+3 year PhD studentships - APPLY HERE. Supervisors. Prof Gary Frost.
  Understanding microbiomes in cultured tilapia for disease prediction and mitigation strategies, Biological Sciences - PhD (Funded)
  Prof C R Tyler, Dr B Temperton
Application Deadline: 12 July 2019

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The University of Exeter’s College of Life and Environmental Sciences, in partnership with WorldFish and Cefas is inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship to commence on 23 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  Taxonomic and functional genomic investigation of soil microorganisms associated with Acute Oak Decline
  Prof D Arnold
Application Deadline: 17 June 2019

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This is an exciting opportunity for a fully-funded PhD student to join an inter-disciplinary team working on oak tree health in the UK.
  Disrupting the regulatory mechanisms that allow hospital acquired infections to resist antibiotic therapy.
  Dr R McCarthy
Applications accepted all year round

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The discovery of penicillin over 90 years ago and its subsequent uptake by healthcare systems around the world revolutionised global health and wellbeing.
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