Project is eligible for funding under the Gosden PhD Studentship scheme. The successful candidate will receive a PhD studentship for 4 years, covering fees at UK/EU level and stipend at research council level (£14,777 for 2018-19).
Candidates should have, or be expecting, a 2.1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant area. If English is not your first language, you will also be required to meet our language entry requirements. The PhD is to start in Oct 2019.
Please apply online View Website and include project title and supervisor name, and upload a CV and transcripts.
 Mitchum, M.G. et al. (2013) Nematode effector proteins: an emerging paradigm of parasitism. New Phytologist 199: 879–894.
 Eves-van den Akker, S., Lilley C.J., Jones, J.T. & Urwin, P.E. (2014) Identification and characterisation of a hyper-variable apoplastic effector gene family of the potato cyst nematodes. PLoS Pathogens 10(9): e1004391
 Eves-van den Akker, S., Lilley, C.J., Yusup, H.B., Jones, J.T. & Urwin, P.E. (2016) Functional C-terminally encoded plant peptide (CEP) hormone domains evolved de novo in the plant parasite Rotylenchulus reniformis. Molecular Plant Pathology 17:1265-75.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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