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  Chemo-enzymatic Synthesis and Potential Applications of Novel Heterocyclic Alkaloids
  Dr H Deng, Dr L Trembleau
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Genome mining of novel antimicrobial and antiviral natural products from new bacterial strains
  Dr H Deng, Dr R Ebel
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Statistical physics of DNA replication
  Dr A Moura, Prof C Romano
Applications accepted all year round

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The goal of this project is to apply statistical physics and probability theory to the problem of DNA replication in living cells.
  Soft Robotics Wearable Technologies in Healthcare
  Dr M Giannaccini, Dr S S Aphale
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Applications are invited for one fully funded doctoral position in soft robotics at the School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen.
  Smart sensors and spectral techniques in human movement science
  Research Group: Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group
  Dr D Vicinanza, Dr J Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group in collaboration with the Exeter Biomechanics Research Team (ExBiRT), University of Exeter.
  Sonification and smart sensors for healthy ageing
  Research Group: Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group
  Dr D Vicinanza, Dr J Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group in collaboration with the Exeter Biomechanics Research Team (ExBiRT), University of Exeter.
  Construction and attentional control of complex thought and behaviour
  Research Group: Centre for Mind and Behaviour
  Prof P Bright, Dr M Pake, Dr I van der Linde
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright ([email protected]), Dr Mike Pake, ([email protected]) Dr Ian van der Linde ([email protected] ).
  Defining Mycobacterium tuberculosis in lung tissue – a novel discovery platform for new vaccine and drug targets
  Dr S Waddell, Dr J Salguero, Dr S Sharpe, Dr A Rawkins
Application Deadline: 29 June 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship to join our tuberculosis research group in the Department of Global Health and Infection at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS).
  Mechanisms of cilia biogenesis and signalling
  Dr B Tanos
Applications accepted all year round

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Cilia are sensory organelles that detect mechanical and chemical stimuli from the environment. They arise from centrioles and function as “antennae” that receive and integrate extracellular signals.
  Role of cilia in oncogenic signaling and drug resistance
  Dr B Tanos
Applications accepted all year round

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Primary cilia are microtubule-based antennae that detect mechanical and chemical stimuli. Although cilia house a number of oncogenic molecules (including Smoothened, KRAS, EGFR, and PDGFR), their precise role in cancer remains unclear.
  Development of machine learning methods for automated design of new biological functions in bacterial proteins
  Dr A Pandini
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Brunel University London (BUL) is recruiting to EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) PhD studentships effective 1 October 2020.
  Biological Treatment of Industrial Effluents Using Novel Biofilm-Membranes
  Dr A Ahmed
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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One full-time Ph.D. scholarship is available to work on a project funded by The Leverhulme Trust. This is an exciting multi-disciplinary project that aims to develop a proof-of-concept, sustainable and environment-friendly process for treating industrial effluents using novel biofilms as membranes.
  VC International Scholarship in Combining game theory and the weak noise limit to understand spatio-temporal ecological models of animal movements.
  Dr TE Woolley, Dr V Knight
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Please see eligibility criteria before applying. The project seeks to bring together two different but complementary fields of mathematics in order to extract further understanding from each.
  Characterising the microstructure of composite explosives by mining X-ray CT scan datasets PhD
  Dr C Stennett, Dr R Vrcelj
Application Deadline: 12 June 2020

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The cook-off response of explosives of the same type varies quite markedly, even though current characterisation techniques (such as X-ray CT scanning) seem to show them to have the same properties.
  Achieving Net-Zero - Hydrogen as a key factor for energy resilience and emission reduction for the UK water sector
  Prof B Jefferson, Dr L Alibardi
Application Deadline: 6 July 2020

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This exciting fully-funded PhD, with an enhanced stipend of £19,000 per annum and working in collaboration with Scottish Water and Anglian Water, will research the means of developing an evidence-based strategy for the UK water sector to switch towards a hydrogen economy aligned to achieving carbon neutrality.
  Advanced Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for Complex Multidimensional Imaging Data
  Dr B Obara
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD in Computer Science at Durham University, UK. The project will develop techniques and methods for processing and analysis of complex multidimensional image data, with applications in biology, medicine, engineering, remote sensing, and arts and humanities.
  Fully funded PhD Scholarship (3.5 years) in Pre-operative Assessment of Lower Limbs in Virtual and Augmented Reality
  Dr G Koulieris
Application Deadline: 23 June 2020

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Interpretation of medical imaging of lower limbs [1][2] can be challenging, given that complex 3D anatomy is evaluated on 2D screens, and there exists significant inter-observer variability.
  Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentship in Discovering Equations from Data in Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics
  Dr R Carvalho
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will investigate methods to automatically extract governing equations from large datasets in Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics in collaboration with industrial partners.
  Evaluation of interventions to address hepatitis C virus infection among children born to mothers with a history of injecting drug use in Scotland
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr N Palmateer
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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REF SHLS-20002 Hutchinson. There are an estimated 41,000 to 59,000 children of problem drug using parents in Scotland, representing about 4-5% of children aged under 16.
  Postgraduate Research Assistants: Equestrian Performance Research Centre and Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre

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With over 1800 students studying degrees at foundation, honours and postgraduate level, Hartpury presents a unique environment designed to support an outstanding student experience.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering aims to train the next generation of leaders at the interface of biology, engineering and data science.
  Investigating Noise in Ageing Cellular Power Stations
  Prof N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Project. Imperial College Mathematics. Student Background. Theoretical Physics, Mathematics/Statistics, Electrical Engineering (Biological knowledge not required).
  Dominant variation to improve quantitative traits in polyploid wheat (UAUYJ20ERC)
  Dr C Uauy
Application Deadline: 17 June 2020

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Wheat provides 20% of the calories and protein consumed by humans. The world population will reach 9 billion by 2050, which requires food production to more than double.
  Unravelling the mechanisms of long-distance mRNA movement (MORRISJ20ERC)
  Prof R Morris
Application Deadline: 17 June 2020

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You will join an international team of researchers funded by the European Research Council on elucidating the features, function and transport of mobile RNA.
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Biomedical Data
  Prof P Andras
Applications accepted all year round

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are the leading edge approaches to data driven problems across all areas of life, technology and sciences.
  Investigate a novel, unexplored link between WNT signalling and regulators of cell migration in cancer progression using CRISPR-Cas9 and advanced live cell imaging.
  Research Group: Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics
  Dr M Krause, Dr K Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is a devastating disease. more than one in three people in the UK will develop cancer in their lifetime. WNT signalling is a key pathway controlling morphogenesis in embryos and it has been shown that perturbations of this pathway promote cancer progression.
  Computational methods to explore the relationship between gut microbes, metabolites and human health
  Research Group: Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr C Menni, Assoc Prof A Valdes
Applications accepted all year round

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Start date. 1st January 2020. Metabolomics and the gut microbiome are intricately involved in susceptibility and potentially monitoring of metabolic diseases.
  Gene regulation in cancer metastasis
  Dr F Wardle
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD studentship is available to work in the laboratory of Dr. Fiona Wardle (www.kcl.ac.uk/research/profile/wardle-group) in the Randall Centre for Cell and Molecular Biophysics, King’s College London.
  Big data analytics and visualization for personalized Type 2 Diabetes treatment and management support
  Dr N Philip
Applications accepted all year round

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Type II (T2DM) is a chronic, multifactorial disease resulting in severe complications that lead to increased morbidity and even death.
  Comparative genomic analysis of variant features within the Neisseria spp.
  Dr L Snyder
Applications accepted all year round

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The availability of rapid genome sequencing had generated an explosion of bacterial genome sequence data, much of which has not been fully explored and investigated.
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