University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Molecular Cell Biology

Research projects are available in the field of molecular cell biology including: the analysis of structure, function and dynamics of telomeres in yeast and parasites, and of centromeric DNA in mammalian cells; investigation of stress-response networks in the nematode caenorhabditis elegans and of micro RNAs during the evolution of developmental processes in drosophila; establishment of the relationship between nuclear structure and function using the giant nuclei of amphibian oocytes; analysis of biological membranes, biomaterials and biophysical aspects of cellular interactions as well as filopodia, lamellipodia and stress fibre formation; investigation of blood substitutes from microbial cell factories and of artificial gas-carrying fluids for enhancing growth of cells in culture.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree; or equivalent in a biological-related subject; or substantial and relevant professional experience is considered; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in any element; or TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 17,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559