Studentship provides fees at UK/EU level plus a stipend at research council level (£15,009 for 2019-20) for 3.5 years.
Please apply online View Website and include a CV and transcripts with your application.
Candidates should have a 2.1 or above (or equivalent) in a relevant area. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification View Website
Herod MR, Adeyemi OO, Ward J, Bentley K, Harris M, Stonehouse NJ, Polyak SJ. The broad-spectrum antiviral drug arbidol inhibits foot-and-mouth disease virus genome replication. J. Gen. Virol. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001283.
Shawli GT, Adeyemi OO, Stonehouse NJ, Herod MR. The Oxysterol 25-Hydroxycholesterol Inhibits Replication of Murine Norovirus. Viruses. 11(2)ːE97. doi: 10.3390/v11020097.
Herod MR, Gold S, Lasecka-Dykes L, Wright C, Ward JC, McLean TC, Forrest S, Jackson T, Tuthill TJ, Rowlands DJ, Stonehouse NJ. Genetic economy in picornaviruses: Foot-and-mouth disease virus replication exploits alternative precursor cleavage pathways. PLoS Pathog. 3(10):e1006666. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006666.
Herod MR, Loundras EA, Ward JC, Tulloch F, Rowlands DJ and Stonehouse NJ. (2015) Employing Transposon Mutagenesis to Investigate Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Replication. J. Gen. Virol. 96:3507-3518. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000306
Herod MR, Jones DM, McLauchlan J, and McCormick CJ. Increasing the rate of Cleavage at the Boundary Between Non-Structural Protein 4B and 5A Inhibits Replication of Hepatitis C Virus. J. Biol. Chem. 287:568-580. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.311407.
Goonawardane N, Gebhardt A, Bartlett C, Pichlmair A and Harris M. Phosphorylation of serine 225 in hepatitis C virus NS5A regulates protein-protein interactions. J. Virol 91:e00805-17 2017 doi:10.1128/JVI.00805-17.
Ross-Thriepland D, Harris M. Insights into the complexity and functionality of hepatitis C virus NS5A phosphorylation. J. Virol. 88 1421-1432 2014 doi:10.1128/JVI.03017-13.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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