PhD Studentships X 10 X 10 at University of Cambridge

International students are invited for a PhD scholarship in pathology at University of Cambridge. The funds for this fellowship are available for 3 years. Potential candidates should apply before January 01, 2020.

The Department of Pathology has an excellent reputation in pure biological and biomedical research and is offering ten fully funded* studentships from October 2020 to work with one of the Research Group Leaders in this large and vibrant Department.

Funding* will cover the student’s stipend at the current Research Council rate and University Fees. The studentships will be funded for three years in the first instance subject to eligibility**, with the possibility of additional funding in the fourth year depending on circumstances.

The list of available projects is shown below. Applicants can select up to a maximum of three supervisors/projects, although this is not a requirement. Applicants should hold or be about to achieve a First or Upper-Second (2.i) class degree in a relevant subject. Additionally, the Department requires that by the time of interview all potential students must have fulfilled the language requirements for admission. (http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/blpapdpth/requirements)

Supervisors and Projects available for October 2020: Dr Andrew Blagborough - Dissecting the role of protein disulphide isomerase in plasmodium, and targeting function to block malarial transmission

Professor Ian Brierley – Investigating the regulation of coronavirus sub-genomic mRNA transcription, translation and the impact on the host response to infection

Professor Nick Coleman - MicroRNA dysregulation in malignant germ cell tumours: more than a biomarker?

Professor John Doorbar - The cellular origin of Human Papillomavirus associated Neoplasia

Dr Brian Ferguson - How is viral DNA sensed by human cells?

Dr Valeria Lulla and Dr Andrew Firth – A newly discovered protein encoded by enteroviruses: from mechanism to application

Professor Geoffrey L Smith – Inhibition of innate immunity by vaccinia virus: a discovery tool for host restriction factors

Dr Liz Soilleux – Development of a high throughput butyrophilin analysis, to complement a holistic immunological analysis tool for clinical diagnosis/prediction of prognosis

Full details of the projects and how to apply are available from the following link: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/graduate/fully-funded-studentships

*The studentships are available to UK nationals and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements. Further information about your fee status can be found at the following website: http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/fees/what-my-fee-status.

Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered. Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance. The closing date for applications is 1 January 2020. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 20 January 2020.

General queries regarding these positions should be directed to graduate.studies@path.cam.ac.uk or Izzy Starkey 01223 333872.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

Deadline: January 01, 2020
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/y5ufhqqu

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