This position is open to self-funded students and also has the possibility of being funded by a fees scholarship, further details can be found here: View Website
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: View Website
All applicants should ensure that both references are uploaded onto their application as a decision will be unable to be made without this information.
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The DNA damage-regulated autophagy modulator DRAM1 links mycobacterial recognition via TLP-MYD88 to authophagic defense. Van Der Vaart, M., Korbee, C. J., Lamers, G. E. M., Tengeler, A. C., Hosseini, R., Haks, M. C., … Meijer, A. H. (2014). Cell Host and Microbe. 2014. 15(6), 753-767.
PIKfyve/Fab1 is required for efficient V-ATPase and hydrolase delivery to phagosomes, phagosomal killing, and restriction of Legionella infection CM Buckley, VL Heath, A Gueho, C Bosmani, P Knobloch, P Sikakana, N Personnic, SK Dove, RH Michell, R Meier, H Hilbi, T Soldati, RH Insall† and JS King†. PloS pathogens. 15 (2), e1007551
FTE Category A staff submitted: 44.90
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