We have 95 Molecular Genetics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

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Molecular Genetics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

We have 95 Molecular Genetics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

Fully-funded PhD: Investigating the role of glycosylation in melanoma metastasis

  Research Group: Centre for Skin Sciences
Malignant Melanoma, the cancer of the melanocytes, is the deadliest form of skin cancer and its incidence in the UK has risen by ~32% in the last ten years (CRUK). Read more

On-therapy monitoring of oesophageal cancer and recurrence detection: the Blood-based Liquid Sequencing Study (BLISS)

Oesophageal cancer is undergoing a therapeutic revolution, with first-generation immunotherapy trial results reading out in the next 12 months, and second-generation bispecific agents beginning evaluation alongside new targeted agents for Claudin 18.2, Her2, and FGFR. Read more
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Investigate the role of RAB39B in Parkinson’s disease

The causes of Parkinson’s disease (PD), the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, are not known and the treatment options are limited. Read more

A novel role in mitochondrial homeostasis for the anti-ageing factor RBBP5

The mitochondrion has evolved from the endosymbiotic interaction of an alpha-proteobacterium and an archaeon. One major event during this evolution was the transferring of genes from the symbiont to the host. Read more
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Somatic evolution in plants

Fixed term contract for 3 years, commencing September 2024. Bursary of £19,237 per annum and a full fee-waiver for UK/International tuition fees. Read more

Targeting human neurodegenerative diseases using the fruit-fly Drosophila melanogaster

Almost a million of people in the UK suffer from neurodegenerative disorders. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and Frontotemporal dementia are the most common causes of neurodegenerative dementias. Read more

Axonal Transport of Mitochondria as a therapeutic Target in ALS

Project description. Investigating axonal transport of mitochondria as a therapeutic target in Neurodegeneration. Applications are being invited for a 3.5-year Basic Science PhD Studentship, starting in October 2024. Read more

The use of life course epidemiology to support the experimental characterisation of genetic variation

Project Background. There has been a rapid expansion in the generation of genetic sequence data over the last decade. Understanding the potential relevance of genetic mutations to human health remains challenging. Read more

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