PhD opportunities

A list of all the current research degree opportunities

MRC DTP and CASE: THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW OPEN

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Application Portal closes: Thursday 9th February 2023 (12:00 noon UK time)

Shortlisting complete by: End Feb/early March 2023

Interviews by: Late March/early April 2023

Further information on the MRC CASE/DTP 2023/24 programme and how to apply can be found here

PhD opportunities

Project Title Primary Supervisor Research department Application type Closing date
Novel immunomodulatory therapeutic strategies to target intracellular pathogens Professor Giancarlo Biagini Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Molecular and phenotypic monitoring of anthelmintic drug resistance in human helminthiases Dr Armelle Forrer Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Improving the surveillance of novel and emerging infections Jonathan Read Lancaster University Medical School MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 and behaviour in Malawi Jonathan Read Lancaster University Medical School MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
How is the landscape of immunity to evolving seasonal pathogens shaped by social behaviour and structure? Jonathan Read Lancaster University Medical School MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Quantifying dengue transmission risk associated with vector species and location in Dhaka, Bangladesh Dr Jennifer Lord Vector Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Antibody discovery for neglected tropical and emerging infectious diseases Dr Stuart Ainsworth Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Exploring the epidemiology of parasitic infections affecting non-human primates with potential for improving welfare and conservation strategies Professor J. Russell Stothard Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Quantifying hospital-community transmission of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in sub-Saharan Africa Professor Nicholas Feasey Clinical Sciences MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Coinfection of vector borne disease: consequences for individuals and populations. Dr Lisa Reimer Vector Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Anti-Wolbachia therapy as a new approach to prevent zoonotic filariases Dr Joseph Turner Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Housing construction for malaria control in the Lake Victoria Basin region Dr. Sarah Staedke Vector Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Adjusted win ratio and its applications in the translational studies Professor Duolao Wang Clinical Sciences MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Exploring control of arboviral disease using Wolbachia in Aedes aegypti formosus Dr Grant Hughes Vector Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Targeted delivery of novel antiviral treatments to Aedes aegypti by exploiting its behaviour Dr Grant Hughes Vector Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Investigating the Role of Copy Number Variation in Insecticide Resistance Dr Tony Nolan Vector Biology MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Synergizing traditional and novel forms of vector control: insecticides and gene drive Dr Tony Nolan Vector Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Medium term impact of school-based interventions for girls transitioning into adulthood Professor Penelope Phillips-Howard Clinical Sciences MRC/DTP, MRC CASE 9 February 2023
Defining the pathological contribution of NETosis to snakebite envenoming Professor Nicholas Casewell Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Improving design of malaria intervention programmes in East Africa Professor Martin James Donnelly Vector Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
The zoonotic potential of feline Brugia malayi to re-introduce human brugian filariasis into Thailand and Sri Lanka Professor Mark Taylor Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023
Developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of snake venom-induced necrosis in India and sub-Saharan Africa Dr Cassandra Modahl Tropical Disease Biology MRC/DTP 9 February 2023