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  Modelling of Oral Neutrophil Epithelial interactions
  Dr E Hagi-Pavli
Applications accepted all year round

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Background and Clinical Significance. Neutrophils are an important and vital cellular component of the innate immune system providing rapid protection against microbial invasion.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding dysregulated repair in lung disease through precise laser injury and quantitative analysis of live cell behaviours in a human airway epithelial model
  Dr C Ward, Dr R Tetley, Dr J Garnett
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Noncommunicable diseases, including chronic respiratory diseases, are responsible for 63% [36 million] of all deaths worldwide, making improved understanding and research an international priority.
  The role of cell adhesion proteins in healthy and cancerous epithelial cells
  Dr C Ballestrem, Prof D R Garrod
Applications accepted all year round

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The cells’ ability to properly communicate with its environment is fundamental for the healthy development of individual organisms.
  Structure-function relationships governing polyphenol bioactivity with respect to plasma membranes
  Prof R A Frazier, Dr R Green
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to investigate polyphenol binding to lipid membrane surfaces with a view to understanding how polyphenol structure and aggregation within the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) affects the bioavailability of these nutraceuticals.
  Impaired stress response as a pathological mechanism in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 and related degenerative conditions
  Research Group: Biomedical Sciences Research Centre
  Dr J Sleeman
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Myotonic Dystrophy Type1 (DM1) is an incurable inherited multi-system disease that results in numerous symptoms including early cataract development, which can be the first sign of the disease.
  A Study into the Utility of Bioimpedance Spectroscopy to provide Predictive Information about Skin Breakdown
  Prof A T A Jenkins
Application Deadline: 8 December 2019

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The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project based in the Department of Chemistry under the supervision of Prof Toby Jenkins.
  Deciphering the mechanism of enclysis: new tools for cell biology in live human tissues.
  Dr Z Stamataki, Prof J Preece, Prof D Hodson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Background. We recently discovered that hepatocytes, epithelial cells that make up 80% of the liver, can preferentially engulf and delete T cell subsets that dampen inflammation (regulatory T cells, Tregs).
  BBSRC EASTBIO PhD Programme: Machine learning based analysis of cell and tissue dynamics during gastrulation
  Prof C J Weijer, Dr R Sknepnek
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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This 4 year PhD project is part of a competition funded by EASTBIO BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership http://www.eastscotbiodtp.ac.uk/how-apply-0.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Targeting lung fibrosis: Dissecting molecular crosstalk mechanisms that drive disease pathogenesis and therapeutic response
  Dr M Morgan, Prof L Yu
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic, progressive, lung disease associated with high morbidity and median survival of.
  *EASTBIO* Morphogenesis by pulsed forces: studying how cells contract to shape a tissue
  Research Group: Biomedical Sciences Research Centre
  Dr M Bischoff
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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BBSRC Thematic Group. Health. Background. Physical interactions are crucial during morphogenesis. In order to shape tissues and organs, cells need to exert forces on their neighbours and respond to them.
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