Successful applicants will undertake an exciting one-year interdisciplinary MSc that unites biomedicine and the mathematical and physical sciences, followed by a three-year PhD research project in applied biomedical or health sciences supervised by internationally leading experts from both academia and industry. Students will join Warwick’s MRC DTP program (ca. 50 PhD students) which provides a comprehensive package of advanced, careers and transferable skills training and cohort events.
|Project Title||Warwick Supervisor(s)||Industry Partner|
|Modifying macrophage phenotype as a potential treatment for endometriosis||Dr Erin Greaves, Dr. Andrew Blanks and Prof. Sebastien Perrier||
Dr Greg Ferguson
|Toward improved rapid diagnostics for carbohydrate biomarkers: Mapping epitope-paratope interactions that drive glycan recognition||Dr Ann Dixon|
Dr James Schouten and Prof. Paul Davis (Mologic)
|Machine learning for predicting cellular states in 3D lattice light sheet microscopy||Prof. Till Bretschneider, Prof. Andrew McAinsh and Prof. Nigel Burroughs||Dr Benjamin Atkinson and Dr. Hella Baumann (3i - Intelligent Imaging Innovations Ltd.)|
|MSc Course (Year One)||PhD Project
(Years Two – Four)
|Funding and Entry Requirements||How to Apply|
A one-year masters in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research.
This will include six months of taught modules in areas such as frontier techniques and research skills in biomedicine, programming, advanced microscopy and imaging, mathematical modelling and physical biology of the cell and two 12-week research projects.
A three-year PhD project.
Students will be supervised jointly by a Warwick Principal Investigator and an industry partner, and will undertake a placement with the industry partner for a minimum of three months.
Studentships covering full fees, consumables and annual stipend of £17,780 * are available. See warwick.ac.uk/mrcdtp for full information.
A strong first degree (2i or above) or international equivalent in a relevant subject. Please see the website for further information about academic entry and residency requirements.
* figure to be confirmed
If you are interested in joining our dynamic DTP community please apply at warwick.ac.uk/mrcdtp/apply by 23 December 2019.
Short-listed candidates will be informed by 31 January 2020.
Interviews will take place on 13 February 2020.