This studentship is only open to self-funding candidates. Self-funding candidates are expected to pay University fees and to provide their own living costs. University fee bands are shown at
Fees for this project are costed at Band 4.
Busarakam, K., Bull, A.T., Trujillo, M.E., Riesco, R., Sangal, V., Van Wezel, G.P., and Goodfellow, M. (2016). Modestobacter caceresii sp. nov., novel actinobacteria with an insight into their adaptive mechanisms for survival in extreme hyper-arid Atacama Desert soils. Syst Appl Microbiol 39, 243-251.
Castro, J.F., Nouioui, I., Sangal, V., Trujillo, M.E., Montero-Calasanz, M.D.C., Rahmani, T., Bull, A.T., Asenjo, J.A., Andrews, B.A., and Goodfellow, M. (2018). Geodermatophilus chilensis sp. nov., from soil of the Yungay core-region of the Atacama Desert, Chile. Syst Appl Microbiol. (in press)