Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences

Studentships

ICaMB Studentships

The institute advertises current studentships under the following headings: BBSRC, MRC and general studentships.

BBSRC DTP Studentships

These research projects are in competition for funding with one another. Usually the projects which receive the best applicants will be awarded the funding. Contact the project supervisor for further details.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Urease metabolism in the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Julian Rutherford
Contact for further details:  Dr J Rutherford
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: How do cells generate functionalasymmetries?
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Josana Rodrigues
Contact for further details: Dr J Rodrigues
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Mechanisms of interbacterial competition during Staphylococcus aureus colonisation
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Prof Tracy Palmer
Contact for further details: Prof T Palmer
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Targeting stress activated MAPK pathways in eukaryotic pathogens
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Prof Janet Quinn
Contact for further details: Prof J Quinn
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: The importance of metal binding for the function of rice proteins that interact with pathogen effectors
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Prof Chris Dennison
Contact for further details: Prof C Dennison
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Epigenetic control of transcription termination in plant development
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Manolis Papamichos-Chronakis
Contact for further details: Dr M Papamichos-Chronakis
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Cyanobacterial synthetic biology tools derived from bacteriophages
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Yulia Yuzenkova
Contact for further details: Dr Y Yuzenkova
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Exploring the importance of fungal-specific aspects of RNase MRP in ribosome production
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Claudia Schneider
Contact for further details: Dr C Schneider
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: The molecular structure and function of the synaptonemal complex in chromosome synapsis and recombination during meiosis
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Owen Davies
Contact for further details: Dr O Davies
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Plant fibre degradation by the human and animal gut microbiota
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr David Bolam
Contact for further details: Dr D Bolam
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Regulation of ribosome modification as a means to enhance anti-fungal antibiotic efficacy
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Nick Watkins
Contact for further details: Dr N Watkins
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: The role of iron storage ferritins in the supply of iron to metalloproteins
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Kevin Waldron
Contact for further details: Dr K Waldron
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Novel RNA polymerases, and insights into molecular biology of agricultural, biotechnological and pathogenic bacteria containing them
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Prof Nikolay Zenkin
Contact for further details: Prof N Zenkin
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Understanding Salmonella-Plant Interactions and Signalling: Implications in Fresh Produce Safety and Control
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Anjam Khan
Contact for further details: Dr A Khan
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: The role of two component signalling in the regulation of stress responses and virulence in the fungal phytopathogen, Zymoseptoria tritici
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Simon Whitehall
Contact for further details: Dr S Whitehall
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Optimising protein production from high density Bacillus subtilis cultures by suppressing autolysis
Sponsor: BBSRC DTP
Supervisor: Dr Henrik Strahl
Contact for further details: Dr H Strahl
Further Information
Deadline: 11th January 2019

 

iCASE PhD in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Studying the mechanism of PROTACs in drug discovery by high-throughput MALDI TOF mass spectrometry
Sponsor: BBSRC CTP
Supervisor: Prof Matthias Trost
Contact for further details:  Prof M Trost
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

MRC DTP Studentships

These research projects are in competition for funding with one another. Usually the projects which receive the best applicants will be awarded the funding. Contact the project supervisor for further details.

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Mining the human gut microbiome for novel medically relevant glycoenzymes
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Dr David Bolam
Contact for further details: Dr D Bolam
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Training Partnership: Understanding asymmetric cell divisions at the onset of life
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Dr Josana Rodriguez
Contact for further details: Dr J Rodriguez
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Developmental imaging of bacterial biofilms with advanced microscopy, image processing and machine learning
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Dr Seamus Holden
Contact for further details: Dr S Holden
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Elucidating new redox-signalling mechanisms that act to maintain healthy tissues during ageing
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Veal
Contact for further details: Dr E Veal
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Investigating copper storage in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its role in pathogenicity
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Prof Christopher Dennison
Contact for further details: Prof C Dennison
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

  

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Determination of how killer pathogenic fungi evade human innate immune defences
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Prof Janet Quinn
Contact for further details: Prof J Quinn
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Characterising a novel innate immune signalling pathway in tumour-associated macrophages byproteomics
Sponsor: MRC Dimen Doctoral Training Partnership
Supervisor: Prof Matthias Trost
Contact for further details: Prof M Trost
Further Information
Deadline: 21st January 2019

 

General Studentships

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences:

Sponsor: Newcastle University
Supervisor: Prof Tracy Palmer
Contact for further details: Prof T Palmer
Further Information
This studentship has now been filled

 

PhD Studentship in Cell and Molecular Biosciences: Replication and Segregation of the Human Mitochondrial Genome:

Sponsor: Newcastle University
Supervisor: Dr Thomas Nicholls
Contact for further details: Dr T Nicholls
Further Information
This studentship has now been filled