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  E4 DTP - Conservation genomic management for endangered species breeding programmes
  Dr R Ogden, Prof J Hickey
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Genomic data has potential to improve retention of genetic diversity in wildlife conservation breeding programmes. This project combines theoretical models with empirical data to develop novel approaches in conservation genetics.
  Conservation genomic management for endangered species breeding programmes
  Dr R Ogden, Dr G Gorjanc, Prof J Hickey, Dr E Humble
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Background. Ex-situ management, including captive breeding, plays a vital role in the conservation of endangered and threatened species (McGowan et al., 2017).
  Sustainable Wildlife Management: Socio-Economics Drivers & Implications of Conservation
  Dr M Bozzola, Dr J Houghton
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. Wildlife conservation of endangered species has been a growing concern all over the world, as human populations grow and their need for space and resources multiplies.
  Marine ecology and spatial planning for changing coral reef ecosystems
  Research Group: School of Biology
  Dr M Beger
Applications accepted all year round

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This is an open call for international or self-funded students who wish to develop their skill base in marine conservation science.
  Valuing ecosystem services provided by UK bats under climate change. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr O Razgour
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Orly Razgour, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Studying chloroplast biogenesis in the basal land plant Marchantia polymorpha: Using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and forward genetics to assess functional conservation and seek novel components
  Prof P Jarvis
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Link to group webpage. http://users.ox.ac.uk/~dops0547/. Chloroplasts are responsible for photosynthesis, and are the organelles that define plants [1].
  The impact of deforestation on an obligate ant/plant farming symbiosis
  Dr G Chomicki
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join this exciting project on the macroevolution of mutualisms. Students with background including computer science, applied mathematics and environmental science are encouraged to apply in addition to those from pure biological sciences.
  The evolution of the neurogenic gene regulatory networks in Bilateria
  Research Group: Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)
  Dr R FEUDA, Dr E Rosato
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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The evolution of the nervous system is one of the most important innovations in the evolutionary history of animals. Because neurons are present in deuterostome (e.g.
  Genomic architecture of inbreeding depression in butterflies
  Dr I J Saccheri, Dr V Oostra
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Small and fragmented populations often suffer from reduced fitness due to inbreeding depression, which may impact population growth and persistence.
  QUADRAT DTP: The cost of being a fussy eater – Oligolectic pollinators and environmental change
  Dr F Manfredini, Dr L Scott
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Insect pollinators provide fundamental ecosystem services to natural and human-dominated communities. Different pollinators have different abilities to cope with environmental changes, due to differences in their behaviour, physiology and life-history traits.
  Immunogenetic Status of Salmonid Populations in Scotland
  Prof S Piertney, Dr M Wenzel, Dr D Morris, Dr J Gilbey
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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The genetic integrity of wild salmon in Scotland is being challenged by interaction with escaped farmed fish.
  Aerodynamic invasions: does the biomechanics of flight affect dispersal and genetic diversity in invasive species?
  Dr A Comeault, Dr K Crandell
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Invasive species represent one of the most pressing threats to earth’s biodiversity. This ENVISION PhD studentship is an exciting opportunity to work at the interface of biomechanics and genomics to test timely questions in invasive species biology.
  PhD Studentship in Insect-Plant Interactions: Why is there such high diversity of chemical defences?
  Dr M Volf
Application Deadline: 25 December 2019

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We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join a project exploring plant-herbivore interactions and evolution of host-plant defences in willows.
  QUADRAT DTP: Unravelling the freshwater microbial phosphorus cycle
  Prof J Mcgrath, Dr C Gubry-Rangin, Dr J Chin, Dr B Spears
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Eutrophication of freshwater environments via anthropogenic phosphorus (P) input is one of the most serious global water management issues.
  NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Evolution of social genes across landscapes
  Prof J Wolf
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP).
  Why do some DNA sequences poison cells?
  Prof DC Grainger
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Life on our planet is permitted by an ancient set of instructions encoded by DNA. Consequently, the observation that a cell can be poisoned by its own DNA is completely counterintuitive.
  A new approach to modelling the impacts of climate change on avian biodiversity (WARRENUENV20ARIES)
  Prof R Warren, Dr J Price, Dr J Pearce-Higgins
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND. Climate change is affecting biodiversity. Species distributions are changing and spring is advancing. In the future, risks are projected to be much greater.
  How can we achieve biodiversity net gain? (BONDUENV20ARIES)
  Dr A Bond, Dr A Franco
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND. We live in an era characterised by the global impact of humans on the planet. The biodiversity consequences are well known and it is critical to devise strategies to prevent further biodiversity loss and to maximise the delivery of ecosystem services.
  EASTBIO Exploiting synthetic DNA binding proteins to target and define the epigenetic characteristics of distinct Trypanosoma brucei chromosomal regions
  Research Group: Institute of Cell Biology
  Prof R Allshire, Prof K Matthews
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Kinetoplastid parasites are major pathogens responsible for important tropical diseases including Chagas disease, Leishmaniasis and African trypanosomiasis.
  EASTBIO Phylogenomics on-the-fly: An automated evolutionary genomics pipeline for Drosophilidae
  Research Group: Institute of Evolutionary Biology
  Dr D Obbard
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Second Supervisor. Prof Michael Ritchie University of St Andrews. Drosophila melanogaster is one of the foremost genetic models, widely used in almost every area of experimental and comparative biology – from antiviral immunity to courtship behaviour.
  NERC E4 Dissecting the causes of reproductive mode variation in the plant Mimulus guttatus
  Research Group: Institute of Evolutionary Biology
  Dr M Hartfield, Dr M Vallejo-Marin
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Interested individuals must follow the "how to apply" link on the Geosciences E4 Doctoral Training Partnership web page. http://www.ed.ac.uk/e4-dtp/how-to-apply.
  Phylogenomics on-the-fly: An automated evolutionary genomics pipeline for Drosophilidae
  Research Group: Institute of Evolutionary Biology
  Dr D Obbard, Prof MG Ritchie
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Drosophila melanogaster is one of the foremost genetic models, widely used in almost every area of experimental and comparative biology – from antiviral immunity to courtship behaviour.
  FULLY FUNDED PHD: Testing for adaptive changes in the microbiome of sticklebacks in relation to geothermal heating
  Dr K Parsons, Dr I Somorjai, Prof C Selman
Application Deadline: 1 January 2020

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TO APPLY, CLICK ’VISIT WEBSITE’ BUTTON. All animals are microbial ecosystems, but with individuals differing in the composition and function of their resident microbiota1.
  Plant and crop fertility: the evolution and impact of gene control networks
  Prof D Twell, Dr R Badge
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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This project will explore the conservation and mechanisms by which the DUO1-DAZ1 module coordinates cell proliferation with sperm differentiation.
  Development of treatment for Osteoarthritis by blocking metalloproteinases
  Prof G Bou-Gharios
Applications accepted all year round

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MMP13 (collagenase 3) plays a vital role in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA) because MMP13 preferentially cleaves type II collagen, the main component of cartilage, and both MMP13 levels and enzymatic activity are enhanced in OA.
  Drivers of tropical freshwater biodiversity: a DNA metabarcoding approach
  Dr A Zieritz, Dr S Creer
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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We are looking for a versatile student with a keen interest in tropical freshwater ecology and conservation, and willing to undertake exciting molecular analyses to define biodiversity.
  Evolutionary genomic analysis of rodent immune genes
  Prof S Paterson, Prof M Viney
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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You will investigate how immune systems evolve. Immune systems are highly sophisticated networks encoded by hundreds of genes. One way to understand how these networks function is to compare them between related species, to see which genes are common between them and which are unique.
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