Funding* will cover the student’s stipend at the current Research Council rate and University Fees. The studentships will be funded for three years in the first instance subject to eligibility**, with the possibility of additional funding in the fourth year depending on circumstances.
*The studentships are available to students who qualify for Home/EU fees
Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered.
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Dinan, AM, Keep S, Bickerton E, Britton P, Firth AE and Brierley I. (2019). Comparative analysis of gene expression in virulent and attenuated strains of infectious bronchitis virus at subcodon resolution. J. Virol. 93(18).
Napthine S, Ling R, Finch LK, Jones JD, Bell S, Brierley I, Firth AE. (2017). Protein-directed ribosomal frameshifting temporally regulates gene expression. Nat Commun. 8:15582.
Irigoyen N, Firth AE, Jones JD, Chung BY, Siddell SG, Brierley I. (2016). High-Resolution Analysis of Coronavirus Gene Expression by RNA Sequencing and Ribosome Profiling. PLoS Pathog. 12:e1005473.