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Cambridge Biosciences DTP PhD Programme

 
Read more at: DTP student, Natalie Wallis, completes PIPs placement working with First Nations communities in Canada.
Natalie Wallis - PIPS abroad

DTP student, Natalie Wallis, completes PIPs placement working with First Nations communities in Canada.

28 October 2022

As part of the BBSRC DTP programme, Natalie successfully completed her twelve-week Professional Internship for PhD Students (PIPS). Natalie made the most of the scheme by taking the opportunity to do a PIPs abroad. She conducted her internship in British Columbia, Canada.


Read more at: BBSRC student meets with BioNTech co-founders Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci during their visit to Cambridge
Sabila Chilaeva with BioNTech co-founders

BBSRC student meets with BioNTech co-founders Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci during their visit to Cambridge

16 October 2022

BioNTech founders, Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci, visited Cambridge to give the annual Milstein Lecture at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology. During their visit, Sabila Chilaeva (BBSRC DTP 2019 Cohort) had the opportunity to have lunch with them.


Read more at: Welcome to the new 2022 SBS DTP cohort!
SBS DTP Induction - Cohort 2022

Welcome to the new 2022 SBS DTP cohort!

7 October 2022

We are very pleased to welcome the new 2022 SBS DTP students to Cambridge. This was a great opportunity to meet in-person with students after almost 2 years of online induction events.


Read more at: Cambridge Biosciences DTP Symposium 2022
Symposium 2022

Cambridge Biosciences DTP Symposium 2022

26 July 2022

On Monday 25 July the Cambridge Biosciences DTP hosted another successful Annual DTP Student Symposium at Robinson College!


Read more at: DTP Student, Jack Marcus Smith, featured on BBC Springwatch
Jack Smith featured on BBC Springwatch

DTP Student, Jack Marcus Smith, featured on BBC Springwatch

11 July 2022

Our DTP Student, Jack Marcus Smith, was recently featured on BBC Springwatch. Jack is currently on the last year of his PhD in the Department of Zoology.


Read more at: 'Masked' cancer-killing drugs avoid harming healthy cells – new research from our alumna Dr Lavinia Dunsmore
Lavinia Dunsmore

'Masked' cancer-killing drugs avoid harming healthy cells – new research from our alumna Dr Lavinia Dunsmore

6 July 2022

A new methodology, developed by our Cambridge Biosciences DTP alumna, Dr Lavinia Dunsmore, during her PhD, has created a way to avoid the toxicity of some plant-derived cancer-killing drugs by 'masking' their toxicity until they reach their targets, potentially leading to more effective cancer therapies. Using the new...


Read more at: Recent Publication: Harriet Bartlett (BBSRC DTP 2017 Cohort) – Royal Society Open Science
Harriet Bartlett

Recent Publication: Harriet Bartlett (BBSRC DTP 2017 Cohort) – Royal Society Open Science

24 June 2022

Congratulations to Harriet Bartlett, 2017 cohort PhD student on the BBSRC DTP programme, for publishing the Research Article ‘ Understanding the relative risks of zoonosis emergence under contrasting approaches to meeting livestock product demand ’ in Royal Society Open Science .


Read more at: Alumni survey reveals impacts of DTP
People sitting around table with paper and pens

Alumni survey reveals impacts of DTP

6 June 2022

A recent survey of all alumni of our DTP1 and DTP2 programmes provides a snapshot of their career trajectories and insights into how the DTP programme helped to launch their careers.


Read more at: Recent Publications: Naomi van den Berg (2020 cohort) – Bluesci and Nature Ecology & Evolution
Naomi van den Berg - articles

Recent Publications: Naomi van den Berg (2020 cohort) – Bluesci and Nature Ecology & Evolution

5 June 2022

Congratulations to Naomi van den Berg, 2020 cohort PhD student on the SBS DTP programme, for publishing two articles, "Pro-Science? Fight Anti-Science Compassionately" in Bluesci and, "Ecological modelling approaches for predicting emergent properties in microbial communities" in Nature Ecology & Evolution .


Read more at: DTP student Natalie Wallis receives best poster prize at department research retreat
Natalie Wallis - best poster prize - IMS

DTP student Natalie Wallis receives best poster prize at department research retreat

26 May 2022

Natalie attended the Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS) Away Day at Robinson College where she presented a poster of her PhD research. Natalie’s research focuses on elucidating the genetic basis of obesity and how investigation in dogs can offer translational insight into human obesity.