PhD Studentships in Plant Science

PhD Studentships in Plant Science

Gatsby Charitable Foundation

London, United Kingdom

Sainsbury 4-year PhD Studentships in Plant Science

Enhanced four-year postgraduate studentships starting in October 2019, will once again be awarded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. Each of the supervisors below will select a candidate who will then compete at interview, with Sainsbury Undergraduate students, for one of up to four Sainsbury PhD Studentships. Interviews will be held in London on 1st March 2019. It would be expected that the studentship holder spend six months during their 3rd or 4th year at another university/institute to gain additional experience. Please note that students cannot apply to their home institution.

Interested applicants should write, attaching a CV, before 20th January 2019, to one or more of the following:

‘Regulation of photosynthetic electron transfer by dynamic thylakoid membrane stacking’

Dr Matt Johnson, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield. Firth Courth, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN

Email: Tel: +44(0)1142 224418

Further details at:

‘Upstream Open Reading Frames: A New Way to Turn Plant Genes On and Off?’

Professor Brendan Davies, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT

Email: Tel: +44(0)113 343 3146

Further details at:

‘What confers general stress resilience in plants: cellular screening and directed-evolution approaches’

Dr Naomi Nakayama, Biological Form + Function Lab, Rutherford G26, Max Born Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 3BF

Email: Tel: +44 (0)131 650 5924

Further details at:

Please apply via recruiter’s website.