This project is eligible for the EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership: View Website
This opportunity is only open to UK nationals (or EU students who have been resident in the UK for 3+ years immediately prior to the programme start date) due to restrictions imposed by the funding body.
Apply by 5.00 pm on 5 January 2020 following the instructions on how to apply at: View Website
Please also upload the EASTBO Application Form as an additional document to the University of St Andrews online Application.
Informal inquiries to the primary supervisor are very strongly encouraged.
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2) Garstang, M.G., Osborne, P.W., and Ferrier, D.E.K. TCF/Lef regulates the Gsx ParaHox gene in central nervous system development in chordates. BMC Evolutionary Biology (2016) 16: 57.
3) Wiedermann, G., Bone, R.A., Silva, J.C., Bjorklund, M., Murray, P.J. and Dale, J.K. A balance of positive and negative regulators determines the pace of the segmentation clock. eLife (2015) 4: e05842.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 50.45
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