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BBSRC DTP

 

Available Studentships

For information on programme structure and further information on the different types of studentships, please click here

 

Admissions for all Standard BBSRC DTP Studentships is now closed.

Interviews for Standard Studentship will take place on the 23rd and 24th January.

Standard Studentships

Projects                    Number available               Application
You initially apply for a theme and prior to starting the programme you will select your rotation and PhD project There are approximately 20 Standard Studentships available  Closed

Targeted Studentship Projects

These studentships consist of 2 rotation projects, PIPS and end in the PhD project you have applied for. Only 1 studentship is available for each PhD project listed.

Upon clicking on the Apply Now button you will be redirected to the department the studentship will take place in and should apply for a PhD in that department. Your application must still be received by the BBSRC DTP Deadline of Friday 7th December, regardless of any other dates on the department websites.

PhD Title Department Supervisor Application
Exploring the impact of hypoxia on T lymphocytes The Babraham Institute Dr Sarah Ross Closed
Investigating the role of herpesvirus glycoprotein E in modulation of antiviral host responses and virus spread Pathology Dr Colin Crump Closed
Investigating the role of the DEAD-box RNA helicase 1 in the mechanism of class switch recombination at the immunoglobulin heavy-chain locus. The Babraham Institute Dr Claudia Ribeiro de Almeida Closed
Immune system-microbiota interactions in parasite gastroenteritis of livestock species and implications for helminth control Veterinary Medicine Dr Cinzia Cantacessi Closed
The role of RNA elements that control protein synthesis during host pathogen interaction Pathology Dr Betty Chung and Dr Gillian Fraser Closed
 
From genotype to phenotype in obesity – using a canine model to determine how genetic variation affects energy homeostasis Clinical Biochemistry - Institute of Metabolic Science Dr Eleanor Raffan Closed
Hippocampal–dorsolateral prefrontal interactions and cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia: A non-human primate model PDN Dr Hannah Clarke Closed
A synthetic biology approach to develop novel immune responses to plant-parasitic nematodes. Plant Sciences Dr Sebastian Eves-van den Akker Closed
Wiring photosynthetic biofilms to 3D-electrodes for solar energy conversion Chemistry Dr Jenny Zhang Closed
 
Understanding the genetic basis of fracture risk Animal Health Trust Dr Deborah Guest Closed
Industrial Biotechnology in low resource areas for low cost disease diagnostics Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Professor Lisa Hall Closed
Combining animal and human imaging to understand inhibitory mechanisms for learning and brain plasticity Psychology Dr. Jasper Poort Closed
Elucidating the organisation and function of macromolecular complexes in vivo Zoology Dr Tim Weil Closed
Assessment and response to genome instability in germ cells Genetics Dr. Felipe Karam Teixeira Closed
Genome biology of Drosophila Sox transcription factors Genetics Prof Steve Russell Closed
Investigating the hypersensitivity of the core centromere to topoisomerase 2 cleavage Genetics Dr Christine Farr Closed

iCASE Studentship

iCASE studentships offer a PhD in a university department with an internship with a known industrial partner connected with the PhD project.

Upon clicking on the Apply Now button you will be redirected to the department the studentship will take place in and should apply for a PhD in that department. Your application must still be received by the BBSRC DTP Deadline of Friday 7th December, regardless of any other dates on the department websites. 

PhD Title Department/ Partner Institute Supervisor Application
Towards the identification of novel interoception-related biobehavioural markers of vulnerability to addiction Psychology / SHIONOGI & CO.,LTD Dr David Belin Closed
Characterization of human neurons expressing the glucagon-like peptide 1-receptor (GLP1-R). Department of Clinical Biochemistry,  Institute of Metabolic Science / Novo Nordisk A/S Dr Giles Yeo Closed
Artificial Intelligence for Multi-Parametric De Novo Design of GPCR Ligands Chemistry / Heptares Therapeutics Dr Andreas Bender Closed
Interrogating the RAS-RAF-MEK-ERK pathway using Protein Interference The Babraham Institute / PhoreMost Ltd Dr Simon Cook Closed
Site-specific bioorthogonal chemistry on phage for the display of secondary amine cyclised peptides Chemistry / MedImmune Ltd Dr Goncalo Bernardes Closed
The effect of manufacturing process on the physical stability of therapeutic pepties Chemistry / MedImmune Ltd Professor Sophie Jackson Closed
Plant cell wall xylan engineering and enzymatic degradation Biochemistry Professor Paul Dupree Closed
Ion Mobility as a tool for lipidomics to understand lipid remodelling in obesity Biochemistry Professor Julian Griffin Closed