The project is fully funded by North West Cancer Research, with a start date in October 2019. The 3 year studentship includes a tax-free stipend of £19,000 per annum, university tuition fees (UK/EU rate), travel and research funds. Applicants must have (or be predicted to obtain) the equivalent of a first or upper second class degree in a relevant subject. Only UK and EU citizens are eligible to apply.
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Almine JF, O'Hare CAJ, Dunphy G, Haga IR, Naik RJ, Atrih A, Connolly DJ, Taylor J, Kelsall IR, Bowie AG, Beard PM and Unterholzner L (2017). IFI16 and cGAS co-operate in the activation of STING during DNA sensing in human keratinocytes. Nature Communications, 8:14392. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14392