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This project is to be funded under the BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme. If you are interested in this project, please make direct contact with the Principal Supervisor to arrange to discuss the project further as soon as possible. You MUST also submit an online application form - full details on how to apply can be found on the BBSRC DTP website www.manchester.ac.uk/bbsrcdtpstudentships
As an equal opportunities institution we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Supervisory Team References
DR Gifford, R Krašovec, E Aston, RV Belavkin, A Channon, and CG Knight (2018a) Environmental pleiotropy and demographic history direct adaptation under antibiotic selection, Heredity, doi:10.1038/s41437-018-0137-3
DR Gifford, V Furió, A Papkou, T Vogwill, A Oliver, RC MacLean (2018b) Identifying and exploiting genes that potentiate the evolution of antibiotic resistance, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1033-1039, doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0547-x
KS Ramirez, CG Knight, et al. (2018) Detecting macroecological patterns in bacterial communities across independent studies of global soils. Nature Microbiology, 3(2), 189-196, doi:10.1038/s41564-017-0062-x
R Krašovec, H Richards, DR Gifford, C Hatcher, KJ Faulkner, RV Belavkin, A Channon, E Aston, AJ McBain, CG Knight (2017) Spontaneous mutation rate is a plastic trait associated with population density across domains of life, PLoS Biology, 15(8), e2002731, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.2002731
MA Gómez‐Llano, EM Navarro‐López, and RT Gilman (2016) The coevolution of sexual imprinting by males and females. Ecology and Evolution, 6(19), 7113-7125, doi:10.1002/ece3.2409
BH Good, MJ McDonald, JE Barrick, RE Lenski, and MM Desai (2017) The dynamics of molecular evolution over 60,000 generations. Nature, 551(7678), 45-50, doi:10.1038/nature24287.
FJ Whelan, AA Heirali, L Rossi, RH Rabin, MD Parkins, and MG Surette (2017) Longitudinal sampling of the lung microbiota in individuals with cystic fibrosis. PLoS One, 12(3), e0172811, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172811
M Galardini, A Koumoutsi, L Herrera-Dominguez, JA Cordero Varela, A. Telzerow, O Wagih, M Wartel, O Clermont, E Denamur, A Typas, and P Beltrao (2017) Phenotype inference in an Escherichia coli strain panel. Elife, 6, e31035. doi:10.7554/eLife.31035