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Bioinformatics (animal genetics) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Uncovering 3D genome architecture in annelid worms
  Dr JM Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary is one of the UK’s elite research centres, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  PhD position in evolutionary biology, social supergene maintenance, University of Lausanne
  Prof M Chapuisat (-Delèze)
Applications accepted all year round

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A Ph.D. position in evolutionary biology is available in the group of Prof. Michel Chapuisat at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
  Genome-wide association studies for gastrointestinal infections
  Prof X Didelot, Prof N McCarthy
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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Evolution in bacteria, as in humans and other forms of life, is driven by genetic variation and selection. Different forms of a gene, or the presence or absence of a gene can lead to different function or phenotype.
  Using genotype-to-phenotype analyses to identify the genetic determinants of gastroenteritis caused by the food-borne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
  Dr C D Bayliss, Prof J Ketley
Applications accepted all year round

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Campylobacter jejuni is the major causative agent of foodborne gastroenteritis across Europe. Contaminated chicken meat is the main source of infections and hence control of this pathogen is critical to food security in the poultry industry.
  Left-right asymmetry in Hawaiian ‘Looking-glass’ snails
  Dr A Davison
Application Deadline: 12 May 2020

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While most animal bodies are bilaterally symmetric on the outside, the internal organs usually show a consistent left-right (LR) asymmetry.
  Local gene drives for mosquitoes
  Dr M Anderson, Dr R Noad, Prof L Alphey
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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A PhD studentship funded by The Pirbright Institute is available to highly motivated students interested in genetic control of mosquitoes.
  *EASTBIO* Exploring the biotechnological potential of GH68 family fructosyltransferases from evolutionary diverse haloarchaea
  Dr S MacNeill, Dr T Gloster
Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

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BBSRC Thematic Group. Bioscience for Renewable Resources and Clean Growth. Fructans such as inulins and levans are fructose-based oligo- and polysaccharides derived from sucrose that have found use in a variety of industrial, agricultural and healthcare applications, most notably as prebiotic dietary supplements [1, 2].
  Control and inhibition of virus replication
  Research Group: Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology
  Dr A.K Tuplin
Applications accepted all year round

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The Tuplin laboratory utilises a range of cutting-edge approaches to investigate how arboviruses - specificaly Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika viruses - control replication and translation of their genomes through interactions between RNA structures, host cell proteins and non-coding RNA, and the potential of such RNA elements/interactions as novel therapeutic targets.
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