Coventry University Featured PhD Programmes
University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Featured PhD Programmes

PhD Studentship Opportunity in Generation of a novel in vitro system to investigate the effect of aging on the articular cartilage


Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

About the Project

The student will acquire technical expertise in multiple in vitro techniques such as proteomic analysis, cell adhesion and migration assays, gene and protein expression analysis, 3D cultures, bioengineering and imaging.

This project is one of five studentships awarded by the Dunhill Medical Trust as part of the Engineering novel in-vitro Model systems to accelERate aGEing research doctoral training programme (EMERGE DTP).

The scope of the DTP is to develop novel tools to investigate the effect of aging in different biological systems. The student will be based at the Manor Park campus of the University of Surrey located in Guildford, which is only 40-minutes away by train from London.
It is anticipated that this project will result in academic publications and will lead to future developments of high translational potential. Therefore, we are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated to conduct world-leading research.

This is a 3-year studentship starting in October 2020.

Entry requirements:

Essential Criteria:
• MSc degree or European equivalent degree in a relevant scientific or biomedical discipline, acquired or to be acquired
before the beginning of the PhD.
• Self-driven, enthusiastic and a good communicator
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Students without English as first language MUST provide a language certificate (overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent) before the beginning of the studentship.

Desirable:
• Experience in any of the techniques cited in the aims above, especially bioengineering.


How to apply:
To apply please follow the instructions detailed on https://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/biosciences-and-medicine-phd following the October start date link (full time). Please clearly state the studentship title and supervisor on your application. Prospective applicants are warmly encouraged to contact Dr Nalesso via email () for informal enquiries regarding the studentship.

Funding Notes

Fully funded (stipend, tuition fees and bench fees) studentship. Stipend at UKRI rate. Funding is sourced by the Dunhill Medical Trust ‘EMERGE’ Doctoral Training Programme.

Email Now

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here

The information you submit to University of Surrey will only be used by them or their data partners to deal with your enquiry, according to their privacy notice. For more information on how we use and store your data, please read our privacy statement.

* required field

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully





FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2020
All rights reserved.