Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Research interests in molecular, cellular and ecosystems biology, RNA virus replication and budding; protozoan membrane lipids and drug targets; mechanisms of pathogen resistance to antibiotics; evolution of bacteria and bacteriophages; genetic recombination; protein crystallography and structural biology; lipid biosynthesis in major oilseed crops; protection of crop plants from stress and pathogen attack; cell wall proteomics; crop improvement; plant development and differentiation; ancient DNA and gene evolution studies; animal cell biology; developmental and comparative immunology; stem cells; membrane structure and function in relation to diet and cancer; cellular neuroscience - nerve-muscle interactions; vertebrate retina and development of nerve systems; control of cellular fate at the single cell level; conservation biology; environmental change biology; palaeoenvironments and palaeoecology; evolutionary biology; behavioural ecology; spatial ecology; population and community ecology; biology of exploited populations, including fisheries; physiological ecology and energetics.
Research Council studentships: there are quota allocations for BBSRC and NERC.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 Years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||October 2017||-||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||October 2017||-||4 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||October 2017||-||3 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||October 2017||-||6 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||DH1 3LG||North East|
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