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Recruitment for 2019 will open November 9th 2018.

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP) is a BBSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership between the University of Warwick, the University of Birmingham and the University of Leicester.

The MIBTP has an ambitious vision to deliver innovative, world class research across the Life Sciences to boost the growing Bioeconomy in the Midlands and across the UK.

PhD Studentship projects are focussed in vital research areas such as food security, bio-energy and industrial biotechnology, and use interdisciplinary and quantitative approaches to biology.
 
Students from a wide diversity of academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply: those with creative drive in both theoretical disciplines (for example, maths, computer science, statistics) as well as experimental science (for example, biology, biomedicine, chemistry, biotechnology).

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News

image Alice Darbyshire published paper

Birmingham 2015 student Alice Darbyshire, in collaboration with her lab and the INRA in France has recently had a paper published based on their work on a novel chromosome axis associated protein. The…

image Bhavini Patel published paper

Bhavini Patel, Warwick 2016 MIBTP student, is joint first author on a paper recently published in the journal, Molecular Neurobiology. The paper, entitled "The Parkinson’s Disease-Linked Protein DJ-1 …

image Charlotte Cooper PIPS, paper and talks

Charlotte Cooper, MIBTP Birmingham 2016 student, has published a paper in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy as a result of the work undertaken during her PIPS placement during her training yea…

image Olivia Nippe best talk

Olivia Nippe (Warwick 2015) won best talk at the MIBTP Student Symposium 2018 held at the University of Leicester on 27th April. The title of the presentation was ’How do microbial effectors interfe…