Applicants should have, or be expecting to receive, a 2.1 Hons degree (or equivalent) or above in a relevant subject. Applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of sufficient proficiency of English language (TOEFL/British Council equivalent).
Funding covers UK/EU fees plus a stipend (£15,009) for 4 years. Self-funded candidates are also encouraged to apply.
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Select PhD in Biological Sciences as the course and include the supervisor name. We don't require a research proposal; please include a CV and transcripts.
Lukacs V, Mathur J, Mao R, Bayrak-Toydemir P, Procter M, Cahalan SM, Kim HJ, Bandell M, Longo N, Day RW, Stevenson DA, Patapoutian A, Krock BL. Impaired PIEZO1 function in patients with a novel autosomal recessive congenital lymphatic dysplasia. Nat Commun. 2015 Sep 21;6:8329.
Woo SH, Lukacs V, de Nooij JC, Zaytseva D, Criddle CR, Francisco A, Jessell TM, Wilkinson KA, Patapoutian A. Piezo2 is the principal mechanotransduction channel for proprioception. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Dec;18(12):1756-62.
Mathias J Friedrich, Lena Rad, Iraad F Bronner, Alexander Strong, Wei Wang, Julia Weber, Matthew Mayho, Hannes Ponstingl, Thomas Engleitner, Carolyn Grove, Anja Pfaus, Dieter Saur, Juan Cadiñanos, Michael A Quail, George S Vassiliou, Pentao Liu, Allan Bradley & Roland Rad. Genome-wide transposon screening and quantitative insertion site sequencing for cancer gene discovery in mice. Nature Protocols volume 12, pages 289–309 (2017)
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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