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3/4-Year PhD Studentships


The funding opportunities below are now closed for applications:

bHLH transcription factors in Drosophila intestinal homeostasis

Characterization and small molecule targeting of cancer stem cells in myelodysplastic syndrome

Developing novel reagents to target the DNA damage signal associated with Wnt activated Colorectal cancer

Development of vietnamycin: a novel Burkholderia antibiotic targeting mupirocin resistant methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Developing stem cell containing organoids from primary and metastatic human colorectal cancer for preclinical studies of stratified colorectal cancer therapeutics

Digital BART: simple ultra-quantification of DNA targets

Elucidation of the role of transforming growth factor beta signalling in cancer stem cell drug resistance

Fungal community structure and development in tree heartwood and relationship with other organisms

Investigation of cortical memory circuits in normal and disease model mice using synaptic optogenetics

Modelling hydraulic and physical features of riverine fish habitats

Molecular and functional characterisation of the nutri-epigenetic effects of chemopreventative polyphenols in intestinal cancer

Multi-Dimensional Mycelia Interactions

New synthetic biology routes for protein interfacing through high precision non-natural post-translational modification

Novel multiphoton microscopy of living cells using nanodiamonds

Novel plasmonic nanoparticles for applications in quantitative biosensing and bioimaging

Small molecule mediated enhancement of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell function in vitro and in transplantation

Structure-based design of human P2X4-selective small-molecule modulators

Targeting cancer stem cells in breast tumours ex vivo

Understanding the molecular mechanism of the 'Green Revolution'

Cells for Huntington’s disease: gene function in the neural differentiation program

Functional and Biological Assessment of a New Implant Material to Treat Focal Cartilage Defects

Homeostatic plasticity in the mouse visual cortex


Projects open to Home/EU and Overseas Students with Self-funding and Scholarships

Please contact relevant member(s) of staff from the Research Divisions listed below in order to discuss a project/research proposal.  

Molecular Biosciences


Organisms & Environment

Pathophysiology & Repair