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  PhD Positions in Cancer Research

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Are you looking for excellent research opportunities for your PhD studies at the forefront of cancer research? The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)…
  Modular design and assembly of innovative biopolymer beads as drug delivery platform
  Prof Bernd Rehm, Dr D Wibowo
Applications accepted all year round

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The FDA-approved polyhydroxybutyrate self-assembles in engineered bacteria and forms spherical beads of approximately 200 nm in diameter.
  Fully-funded PhD positions in several natural sciences & engineering disciplines

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Join an internationally renowned scientific community with the Hector FellowPhD program. PhD students benefit not only from the experience of the program, but also from the network of Hector Fellows.
  Covalent Inhibition of the Anti-Apoptotic Protein Mcl1 as a Route to Therapy in Sarcoma
  Dr D Mann, Prof A Armstrong
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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Resistance to apoptosis is a common feature of cancer, often achieved through over-expression of anti-apoptotic proteins of the Bcl-2 family [Hata et al 2015].
  Senescence and the SASP: implications in cancer and ageing
  Research Group: Cell Proliferation
  Dr J Gil
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Senescence is a cellular response to stresses such as oncogenic signalling, DNA damage and telomere loss, characterized by a stable growth arrest.
  Investigating the importance of lipid metabolism in liver cancer
  Research Group: Cellular Stress
  Prof D Carling
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Obesity and its associated complications are an increasing global problem and are responsible for a huge burden of morbidity and mortality.
  Imperial MRC DTP PhD Studentships 2020-21

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Imperial College London is offering up to 10 fully funded PhD studentships to start in 2020-21. As part of this support, funding is provided at the end of three years for a six month writing up period.
  PhD Student Positions at International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Life Sciences, Munich

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The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Life Sciences. From Biological Structures to Neural Circuits (IMPRS-LS) currently has an open call for fully funded PhD student positions.
  A fragment-based approach to identify protein-protein interaction inhibitors of Shelterin complex assembly
  Prof I Collins, Dr S Guettler, Dr S Hoelder
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Advanced functional MRI for the characterisation of paediatric glioma and its response to therapy
  Dr S Robinson, Dr C Jones
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Characterisation and preclinical evaluation of a fibroblast-activating protein (FAP) targeted TRUCK CAR T-cell therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM)
  Dr A Klampatsa, Prof A Melcher, Prof C Isacke
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Characterising the immunopeptidome by proteogenomics and elucidating their associated immune response in head and neck cancer
  Dr J Choudhary, Prof K Harrington, Prof A Melcher
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Combined functional MRI and super-resolution ultrasound for non-invasive monitoring of tumour blood delivery during breast cancer radiotherapy.
  Prof M Tang, Dr N Somaiah, Dr M Blackledge
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Combined super-resolution ultrasound and functional MRI for non-invasive monitoring of tumour blood delivery during breast cancer radiotherapy.
  Conformational switches of AXIN in Wnt/Beta-catenin signalling
  Dr S Guettler, Dr J Choudhary
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Defining replication mechanisms at the telomere end
  Dr M Douglas
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Development and Implementation of Efficient Adaptive Designs in Early Phase Oncology Trials for Novel Agents
  Prof C Yap, Prof J Bliss
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Development of a deep learning-based approach to characterise the immune landscape in liver cancer
  Dr Y Yuan, Dr N Guerra
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Development of a deep learning-based approach to characterize the immune landscape in liver cancer. Project Description. Liver cancer, worldwide, is the third leading cause of cancer mortality.
  Elucidating resistance to AKT inhibition in metastatic breast cancer
  Prof N Turner, Dr C Lord
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Enhancement of radiation induced cell death using ultrasound stimulated microbubbles
  Dr E Harris, Dr C Box, Prof K Harrington
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Evolutionary dynamics of MEK inhibitor sensitivity and resistance in diffuse midline glioma
  Dr C Jones, Dr O Rossanese
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Functional characterisation of DNA damage response deficiency in cancer
  Dr A Wang
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  In silico approaches to enable optimisation of small molecule binding by perturbing and interacting with water networks.
  Dr S Hoelder, Dr M Meniconi
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Integrative computational analysis of molecular and clinical data to dissect heterogeneity of therapy response in sarcomas
  Dr P Huang, Dr M Cheang, Dr A Sadanandam
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Investigating the druggability of the motif-mediated interactome with peptide PROTACs
  Dr N Davey, Dr S Guettler, Prof J Pines
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Magnetic Resonance detection of functionalised extracellular vesicles to understand their role in breast cancer development and metastasis formation
  Dr S Robinson, Prof M Stevens
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Advanced functional MRI for the characterisation of paediatric glioma and its response to therapy. Project Description.
  Molecular mechanisms of acquired chemotherapy resistance in colorectal cancer and their implications for novel therapeutics development
  Dr M Gerlinger, Dr J Choudhary
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  New Formulations of Anticancer Drugs for Targeted Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancers
  Prof S Linardopoulos, Prof A Porter
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Understanding systems and molecular mechanisms underlying cancer immunotherapy for the development of precision immunotherapy with informed strategies.
  Novel Bio-Chips for real-time detection of acidification in the tumour microenvironment
  Dr C Bakal, Dr P Georgiou
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Novel Bio-Chips for real-time detection of acidification in the tumour microenvironment. Project Description. Cancers often return after a period of remission, and detection of these recurrences is key to begin follow-up treatments as early as possible.
  Novel probes for investigating the tumour microenvironment and tissue targeting
  Dr G Bhalay, Dr N Valeri, Dr S Hoelder
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
  Systematic investigation of the mechanisms of replication fork protection, towards novel therapeutic strategy’
  Dr W Niedzwiedz, Prof J Downs
Application Deadline: 17 November 2019

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are committed to attracting and developing the best minds in the world to join us in our mission—to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
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