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  Health Opportunity for Patient Empowerment in Gestational Diabetes (HOPE-GDM)
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Prof A M Graham, Prof R Qahwaji, Prof A Locke
Applications accepted all year round

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Gestational Diabetes is a temporary condition diagnosed at 24-28 weeks gestation, where the body is unable to maintain normal blood glucose levels due to insulin resistance during pregnancy.
  PhD Student (f/m/d) Grid Cell Coding in Old Age
  Prof T Wolbers
Applications accepted all year round

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This position will be based in the Aging & Cognition Research group (www.wolberslab.net), which seeks (i) to understand fundamental mechanisms of cognitive aging under naturalistic conditions, (ii) to establish novel clinical assessment tools, and (iii) to develop interventions that help maintain people’s independence.
  Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Doctoral Programs

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health brings together dedicated experts from every discipline to educate new generations of global health leaders and produce powerful ideas that can transform the lives of people everywhere.
  Deep Learning / Bioinformatics Approach for Protein-Protein Interaction Prediction
  Dr JC Nebel
Applications accepted all year round

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Since most molecular processes rely on protein–protein interactions PPIs), knowledge of those interactions is extremely valuable for biomedical research and drug design.
  Interactive visualisation for understanding big data
  Dr B Ens, Dr S Goodwin
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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A fully funded PhD scholarship is available with the Human-in-the-Loop Analytics (HiLA) program at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
  A genetic investigation of human and non-human remains from Hadrian’s Wall and the northern frontier of the Roman empire (ref: SF18/APP/GRAHAM)
  Dr E Graham
Applications accepted all year round

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Over the past decade, advances in genetic technologies have made it possible to determine much more information from a sample of DNA.
  Defining the role of p53 in cancer immunotherapy
  Prof Y. Haupt, Dr S. Haupt, Dr P. Neeson
Applications accepted all year round

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Despite clear evidence of an association between the tumour suppressor p53 and immunity, a gap in knowledge exists regarding its role in modulating immune responses, or its value in predicting patient responses to immunotherapy.
  Ensuring chemical safety through toxicity studies in Daphnia using state-of-the-art molecular, imaging and modelling approaches
  Prof M Viant, Dr B Campos, Dr C Rivetti, Dr I Sorrell
Application Deadline: 5 July 2019

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This exciting 4-year BBSRC iCASE PhD opportunity bridges the University of Birmingham’s (*) metabolomics team and Unilever’s Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre (SEAC), both having state-of-the-art facilities and renowned research programmes, thereby creating an excellent environment for this challenging yet impactful research project.
  Eukaryotic gene expression: understanding the role of UPF1 in global mRNA processing and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  Dr S Brogna
Applications accepted all year round

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This project’s specific objective is to study the molecular role(s) that the RNA helicase UPF1 plays in RNA processing. UPF1 is a key player in nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD), it is universally conserved in eukaryotes and is essential to the development of many organisms [1].
  PhD Scholarship in molecular biology of plant stress adaptation: The role of the membrane-associated NAC transcription factors
  Prof IA Dickie
Application Deadline: 21 June 2019

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We seek a PhD candidate to join a 3-year research program based at the University of Canterbury (UC) to investigate the role of membrane associated NAC transcription factors in plant stress adaptation.
  Research Objects for Palliative Care
  Dr V Tamma, Prof I Buchan
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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The project is supported by the University of Liverpool Doctoral Network in Future Digital Health, which is directed at creating and maintaining a community of AI health care professionals that can realise the benefits that AI can bring to Health Care.
  A bioinformatics approach to understanding protein solubility tags
  Dr J Warwicker, Dr R Curtis
Applications accepted all year round

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The crowded environment of a cell cytoplasm reveals that proteins and other biological molecules co-exist at high macromolecular concentrations.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Approaches to Biomedical Science: Responsible and Reproducible Research - SABS

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Good degree in the Physical or Life Sciences? Interested in biological or medical research? We offer fully-funded PhD places across the Oxford Doctoral Training Centre programmes.
  Statistical Genetics: Novel statistical method development for discovery and interpretation of genetic contribution to human haematological traits
  Dr V Iotchkova
Application Deadline: 19 July 2019

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Genetic and epidemiological research has generated a vast amount of data and expertise for evaluating the genetic contribution to human traits in health and disease.
  Hijacking of host cellular functions and metabolism in MRSA pathogenesis
  Dr M Letek, Dr V Behrends, Dr Y Calle
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited from potential PhD candidates to work at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Roehampton, supervised by Dr Michal Letek, Dr Volker Behrends, and Dr Yolanda Calle-Patino.
  Call for PhD fellowship at SDU Center for Energy Informatics - Implementing the strategic objectives of SDC Strategic Action Plan 2019-2021 in Sustainable Energy Systems
  Prof B Jørgensen
Application Deadline: 1 July 2019

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Call for PhD fellowship at SDU Center for Energy Informatics. SDU Center for Energy Informatics (CEI) invite applications for a 3 years PhD fellowship in collaboration with the Sino-Danish Center (SDC) in Beijing, China.
  Learning from the past to predict and reduce the risk of infectious disease pandemics
  Dr F Perez-Reche, Prof N Strachan
Applications accepted all year round

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The World Health Organisation reports that infectious diseases cause 63% of childhood deaths and 48% of premature deaths. There is the ongoing risk of epidemics and pandemics that can cause widespread morbidity and mortality (Spanish flu, ebola, SARS, E.
  Statistical physics of DNA replication
  Dr A Moura, Prof C Romano
Applications accepted all year round

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The goal of this project is to apply statistical physics and probability theory to the problem of DNA replication in living cells.
  Understanding the biology of male breast cancer to identify more precise ways to inform clinical decision making for personalised treatment strategies.
  Prof V Speirs, Dr R Abu Eid
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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Breast cancer (BC) affects both genders but remains understudied in men. This is a concern; research from our and other laboratories show a rise in the number of men receiving a breast cancer diagnosis over the last 3 decades.
  How do cancer cells manipulate protein production rates using different levels of gene expression to deliver proliferative or secretory phenotypes?
  Dr C Miller
Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

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The Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow is one of the world-leading centres for cancer research. The Institute provides an outstanding research environment, underpinned by state-of-the-art core services and advanced technologies with special emphasis on imaging, metabolomics and in vivo models of cancer.
  Pricing Catastrophic Risk Bonds With Expectation-Maximization Algorithms
  Dr J Shao
Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

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This PhD studentship concentrates on seeking methods and financial products to reduce the impacts of natural and man-made disasters.
  Advanced Image Processing Techniques for Complex Multidimensional Imaging Data
  Dr B Obara
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD in Computer Science at Durham University, UK. The project will develop techniques and methods for processing and analysis of complex multidimensional image data, with applications in biology, medicine, engineering, remote sensing, and arts and humanities.
  Fully funded PhD Scholarship (3.5 years) in Medical Ultrasound Training in Virtual Reality
  Dr G Koulieris
Application Deadline: 5 July 2019

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Ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging tool with ever improving diagnostic accuracy and an abundance of clinical applications. The demand for ultrasound in clinical medicine, has increased exponentially over the last decade.
  Investigating Noise in Ageing Cellular Power Stations
  Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Project. Imperial College Mathematics. Student Background. Theoretical Physics, Mathematics/Statistics, Electrical Engineering (Biological knowledge not required).
  Influence of the gut microbiome on inter-individual differences in blood pressure at fasting and in response to a combined glycaemic and lipaemic test meal challenge
  Research Group: School of Life Course Sciences
  Dr C Menni, Dr S Berry
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Division. Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Genetics & Molecular Medicine. To start. 01/10/2019.
  Join a new graduate school at the interface of biology and computation: IMPRS-BAC in Berlin

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We are looking for outstanding graduates from all over the world - whether you have a degree in bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, physics, molecular biology or something related, as long as you have a passion for solving biological questions through computational methods, the IMPRS-CBSC may be the PhD program for you.
  IMPRS “From Molecules to Organisms”

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Our PhD program in the life sciences places special emphasis on interdisciplinary interactions. We want to train the next generation of scientists to study complex biological processes that cannot be adequately understood within the limits of a single discipline.
  Analytic methods for detecting and making sense of somatic genomic rearrangements
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Clinical cancer bioinformatics: developing new bioinformatics methods for improved analysis of cancer gene hybridisation capture panels
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Immunostaging for melanoma to accurately predict the risk of relapse after surgery
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will utilise a large biobank of clinically annotated samples from patients with melanoma at high risk of relapse after surgery to develop a signature that predicts risk of relapse.
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