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Candidates are expected to hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology and related areas. Candidates with experience in stem cell biology, regenerative medicine or cartilage biology are encouraged to apply.
This project has a Band 3 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/fees/). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/apply/).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
Walton LA, Bradley RS, Withers PJ, Newton VL, Watson REB, Austin C, Sherratt MJ. 2015. Morphological characterisation of unstained and intact tissue micro-architecture by X-ray computed micro- and nano-tomography. Scientific Reports. 5, 10074.
McConnell JC, O’Connell OV, Brennan K, Weiping L, Howe M, Joseph L, Lim Y, Leek A Waddington R, Rogan J, Astley A, Gandhi A, Kirwan CC, Sherratt MJ, Streuli CH. 2016. Increased peri-ductal collagen micro-organization may contribute to raised mammographic density. Breast Cancer Research. 18, 5.
Clarke LE, McConnell JC, Sherratt MJ, Derby B, Richardson SM, Hoyland JA. 2014. Growth differentiation factor 6 and transforming growth factor-beta differentially mediate mesenchymal stem cell differentiation, composition, and micromechanical properties of nucleus pulposus constructs. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 16,R67.