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Positions available

The Frenguelli lab is seeking PhD students!


Sarissa Biomedical is part of a pan-European Training Network in which there are 14 PhD Student Positions available in the fields of diagnostic and therapy development for brain disorders.

Please follow this link for further information.

Submission: applicants should submit the documentation to writing on the subject line the number of their selected projects (Eg: Projects 3 and 10) by Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 5 pm (GMT).

In addition, three primary funding schemes at the University of Warwick are available:

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)

The MRC Doctoral Training Partnership

The Chancellor's Scholarship for International Students

Details of fees and other funding sources can be found here

Students capable of self-funding, wishing to apply for scholarship or considering an MSc by research should contact Prof Frenguelli b dot g dot frenguelli at warwick dot ac dot uk.

PhD Projects in the Frenguelli Lab:

  • Molecular mechanisms of cellular and behavioural adaptations to environmental enrichment in mammals

  • Helping the brain help itself: the purine salvage pathway and the restoration of ATP in neurones and glial cells

  • Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) and scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM): new tools for the high resolution mapping of neuronal and glial activity (with Prof Pat Unwin, Chemistry)

For further details of these projects please contact Prof Frenguelli via email b dot g dot frenguelli at warwick dot ac dot uk