Candidates are expected to have at least a 2:1 or equivalent foreign degree classification in a biological discipline including Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology. Experience in molecular techniques and an interest in disease model research in animals is essential.
This project has a Band 3 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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