Studentships are fully funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) for 3.5yrs
Stipend at national UKRI standard rate
Research training and support grant (RTSG)
Studentships commence: 1st October 2019.
To qualify, you must be a UK or EU citizen who has been resident in the UK/EU for 3 years prior to commencement. Applicants must have obtained, or be about to obtain, at least a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. All applications are scored blindly based on merit. Please read additional guidance here: View Website
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van Oosten-Hawle, P., Porter, R.S., and Morimoto, R. I. (2013). Regulation of organismal proteostasis by transcellular chaperone signaling. Cell 153, 1366-1378.
Iadanza, M.G., Silvers, R., Boardman, J., Smith, H., Karamanos, T., Griffin, R.G., Ranson, N.A. and Radford, S.E.. (2018). The cryo-EM structure of a b-2-microglobulin fibril shows the molecular basis of a common amyloid architecture. Nature Communications, (2018) 9, 2369.
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