Candidates are expected to hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a related area. Candidates with a Bioscience background (e.g. physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, biomedical sciences etc), or those with a background in Medicine wishing to do a laboratory based PhD are encouraged to apply.
This project has a Band 3 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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