University of Manchester
The programme covers a broad interdisciplinary area of research including molecular biology; cell biology; bioinformatics; structural biology; and the application of chemical and physical methods to biological systems; bioinformatics applies computational, mathematical and statistical approaches to the study of biological systems; structural biology bridges the important gap between linear genomic information and the function of macromolecules in the cell.
A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by appropriate relevant experience may be acceptable; IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based).
Research areas include: Isolation and characterisation of normal and leukaemic primitive haematopoietic stem cells; analysis of the post-transcriptional control of eukaryotic gene expression; development of novel approaches for bioinformatics, genomes and proteomics; alzheimers disease research; hepatitis C virus biology; studies of the malaria parasite.
Assessment is by research project.
A large number of funded PhD places are offered annually via the UK Research Councils. Other studentships may be available through charities, internal funds and some industry- sponsored awards.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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