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  Sex pheromone metabolism in Coccoidea (PATRONE20DTP1)
  Dr N Patron
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Sex pheromones are substances secreted by animals that elicit powerful attractant effects and mating stimuli on individuals of the same species.
  Supercharging photosynthesis to feed the world (HALLE20DTP2)
  Prof A Hall
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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To feed an ever-increasing population we must produce more of the crops that sustain us. Wheat provides 20% of the total calories consumed worldwide and we need to increase our productivity to avoid food shortages.
  Determination of Listeria monocytogenes virulence in an invertebrate model Project ID SAS0045
  Dr N Wheelhouse, Prof I Singleton
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a bacterium which is ubiquitous in the environment and the causative agent of listeriosis, a major food-borne disease affecting humans and livestock.
  Novel methods of Biofilm prevention and removal Project ID SAS0044
  Prof I Singleton, Dr N Wheelhouse
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Microbial biofilms cause significant issues in a variety of commercial, medical and environmental scenarios.
  International PhD Programme 2020

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PhD Type

Would you like to contribute your creativity to an. international team of scientists from all disciplines. focusing on basic research in the molecular sciences?.
  The Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI) call for PhD Studentship applications 2020

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The Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI) offers up to two competitively. awarded and generously funded MPhil/PhD studentships annually.
  Transmission of HEV: risk from the environment and waste water in Scotland
  Dr C Hunter, Dr C Crossan, Prof L Scobie
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-027. In Scotland, the number of Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections are increasing yearly, since 2011 laboratory confirmed cases have increased 15-fold.
  Development of a single NGS pipeline using a novel universal virus enrichment panel for the detection and typing of viral pathogens.
  Prof L Scobie, Dr R Gunson
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19001. Current routine virology diagnostics rely upon serological methods and novel molecular methods such as real time PCR.
  Endothelial receptor antagonists in experimental models of pulmonary hypertension: Cellular and right ventricular studies.
  Dr D Welsh, Dr Y Dempsie
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19004. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a general name for a group of progressive vasculopathies of the pulmonary vasculature.
  Investigating the role of connexins in the gingival response to the oral microbiota
  Dr J Butcher, Dr C Wright, Dr P Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19005. Periodontal disease (PD) is a chronic inflammatory and bone destructive disease that imposes a substantial social and economic burden, and has been linked to the initiation and progression of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease.
  Investigating the role of pannexin 1 in the development of pulmonary hypertension
  Dr Y Dempsie, Dr P Martin, Dr D Welsh
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19003. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease, associated with both constriction and abnormal proliferation of cells in the pulmonary vasculature, leading to narrowing of the arteries and increased pulmonary arterial pressures.
  Development of a Spores-on-a-Chip Microfluidic Chemostat for Exploring the Responsiveness of Bacterial Spore Communities
  Dr C Stanley
Application Deadline: 1 February 2020

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The Stanley Lab will be moving to the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London, the UK’s leading Bioengineering department, and has a fully funded PhD studentship to develop Spores-on-a-Chip microfluidic technology to gain a deeper insight into bacterial spore germination.
  Transcription control and immune evasion in African trypanosomes
  Research Group: Division of Cell & Molecular Biology
  Prof G Rudenko
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Trypanosomes are unicellular eukaryotes which cause African Sleeping Sickness, which is endemic to subSaharan Africa. Trypanosomes can be easily grown as suspension cell lines in the laboratory, where they are straightforward to manipulate and genetically modify.
  Distribution modelling and the management and conservation of European ectomycorrhizal communities
  Dr M Bidartondo, Dr C D L Orme
Application Deadline: 23 November 2019

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In this project, the student will develop cutting-edge distributional models of dominant ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal species across Europe and establish vital practice and policy recommendations for the monitoring, management and conservation of these ecologically critical organisms.
  PhD in Applied Mathematics: Stochastic Cell Dynamics
  Dr P Thomas
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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PhD Type

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-funded PhD student working at the interface of mathematics, biophysics and quantitative biology.
  Molecular mechanisms of eukaryotic SMC complexes
  Research Group: Cell Cycle
  Dr L Aragon
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Every cell contains an enormous amount of DNA organised into one or more chromosomes. Chromosomes need to be accessed by components of the cell so that the information they contain can be read and used.
  Investigating the importance of lipid metabolism in liver cancer
  Research Group: Cellular Stress
  Prof D Carling
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Obesity and its associated complications are an increasing global problem and are responsible for a huge burden of morbidity and mortality.
  Investigating the role of membrane transporters in early development
  Research Group: Chromatin & Development
  Dr M Percharde, Dr L Fets
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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This is a joint project between the Chromatin and Development and the Drug Transport and Tumour Metabolism groups within the MRC LMS.
  Three-dimensional genome wide association study of cardiac motion
  Research Group: Computational Cardiac Imaging
  Dr D O'Regan
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

Heart failure is a leading cause of death globally and, although being at least moderately heritable, the genetic determinants of cardiac function are very poorly defined.
  Regulation of innate immune response by enhancer elements and genetic variants within them
  Research Group: Functional Gene Control
  Dr M Spivakov
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

Non-coding DNA elements such as gene enhancers play key roles in gene regulation, particularly upon stimulus response and in development.
  Investigating the role of gut microbes in regulating hallmarks of Ageing
  Research Group: Host-Microbe Co-Metabolism
  Dr F Cabreiro
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

A PhD Studentship is available at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, under the supervision of Dr Filipe Cabreiro (Host-Microbe Co-Metabolism Group).
  Investigating host-microbial crosstalk, immunity and tissue repair at the intestinal barrier
  Research Group: Inflammation & Obesity
  Dr C Schiering
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Fully funded 3.5 year PhD programme available in the lab of Dr. Chris Schiering at the London Institute of Medical Sciences.
  Evolution of gene regulatory networks after gene duplication
  Research Group: Lymphocyte Development
  Prof M Merkenschlager, Dr P Sarkies
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

Throughout evolution multicellular organisms have experienced large-scale structural alterations, in which regions of the genome or even the entire genome have been duplicated (1-7).
  Lineage-specific factors that bookmark the genome to maintain epigenetic inheritance through mitosis
  Research Group: Lymphocyte Development
  Prof A Fisher
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

We are interested in how cells divide to generate daughters that share the same lineage and developmental state as their parent.
  Regulation of mitotic and meiotic chromosome function by different cohesin complexes
  Research Group: Meiosis
  Dr E Martinez-Perez
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Cohesin, the complex that provides sister chromatid cohesion (SCC) to ensure correct chromosome segregation during cell division, belongs to a family of SMC (structural maintenance of chromosomes) proteins conserved from bacteria to humans (1).
  Chromatin evolution – beyond histones
  Research Group: Molecular Systems
  Dr T Warnecke
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Across all domains of life, DNA is intimately associated with proteins that wrap, package, and protect it. Bacteria encode a variety of small basic proteins that are dynamically expressed and fulfil a variety of architectural roles by bridging, wrapping, or bending DNA.
  Deciphering the regulation of fission yeast phenotypic heterogeneity by external conditions
  Research Group: Quantitative Gene Expression
  Dr S Marguerat
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Phenotypic cell-to-cell variability is a fundamental determinant of microbial fitness that contributes to stress adaptation and drug resistance.
  Drosophila as a model to study redox signalling and diet-induced obesity in ageing
  Research Group: Redox Metabolism
  Dr H Cocheme
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PhD Type

A PhD Studentship is available under the supervision of Dr Helena Cochemé (Redox Metabolism Group) at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, Imperial College London.
  How CRISPR/Cas9 Finds Off-Targets
  Research Group: Single Molecule Imaging
  Prof D Rueda
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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In recent years, the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology has revolutionised genome editing in biological research. Cas9 is a programmable endonuclease routinely used to generate sequence deletions, insertions and even to regulate gene expression from bacteria to mammals1.
  Role of RNA decay SKI complex in telomere maintenance, DNA damage response and human THES syndrome.
  Research Group: Telomere Replication & Stability
  Dr J B Vannier, Dr R Porreca
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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During DNA replication multiple factors are transiently recruited to facilitate the movement of the replisome, especially when the replication forks are hindered by DNA secondary structures (T-loop, G4, RNA/DNA hybrids) or protein/DNA complexes (Zimmermann et al.
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