About the Project
Science Graduate School
As a PhD student in one of the science departments at the University of Sheffield, you’ll be part of the Science Graduate School. You’ll get access to training opportunities designed to support your career development by helping you gain professional skills that are essential in all areas of science. You’ll be able to learn how to recognise good research and research behaviour, improve your communication abilities and experience the breadth of technologies that are used in academia, industry and many related careers. Visit www.sheffield.ac.uk/sgs to learn more
First class or upper second 2(i) in a relevant subject. To formally apply for a PhD, you must complete the University's application form using the following link: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/apply/applying
*All applicants should ensure that both references are uploaded onto their application as a decision will be unable to be made without this information*.
Fu, T., Pearson, C., Towers, M. and Placzek, M. (2019) Development of the basal hypothalamus through anisotropic growth. J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 May;31(5):e12727. doi: 10.1111/jne.12727.
Pickering J, Chinnaiya K & Towers M (2019) An autoregulatory cell cycle timer integrates growth and specification in chick wing digit development. eLife, 8.
Chinnaiya K, Tickle C & Towers M (2014) Sonic hedgehog-expressing cells in the developing limb measure time by an intrinsic cell cycle clock. Nat Commun, 5, 4230
Towers M, Mahood R, Yin Y & Tickle C (2008). Integration of growth and specification in chick wing digit-patterning. Nature, 452(7189), 882-886
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