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May 2016

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The School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, is pleased to announce one fully funded, 3-year BBSRC-funded Industrial CASE Studentship PhD in partnership with the global biopharma leader UCB Celltech in the field of Applied Plant Molecular Sciences and Industrial Biotechnology.

Eligibility

Applicants are expected to hold, or to be awarded a first class or a good upper second class BSc Degree, Masters or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field.

Applying

Applications should be made online before the closing date shown below. Please clearly state name of the project supervisor and project you are applying for in any communication, and in the Research area of the application form. Please follow the link https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/postgraduate/applying/howtoapply.aspx to begin your application.

Project information

Title. Development of a novel platform that aids the identification of disease-modifying biomolecules from plants.

This project is co-supervised by Dr Alessandra Devoto, School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London and Dr Tom Crabbe, UCB Celltech.

Full project description

Novel sources of compounds are in constant demand for testing as potential starting points for therapies that cure or alleviate unmet patient need.

This BBSRC-funded Industrial CASE Studentship PhD project aims to develop an effective method for identifying plant products with biopharmaceutical activity.