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Doctoral Training Partnership studentships at TSL


The Norwich Research Park Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership offers PhD studentships at one of the largest, successful centres for biological and biotechnological research and training in Europe. The Partnership has an international reputation for research and provides a centre of excellence for postgraduate training with first class research facilities

Our multidisciplinary programmes are delivered by the internationally renowned institutions based at the Norwich Research Park, UK:  The Sainsbury LaboratoryJohn Innes CentreEarlham InstituteQuadram Institute Bioscience and the University of East Anglia. We provide students with the opportunity to access cutting edge technology and research expertise from industry and from across the Partnership and to be part of an active and friendly student community.

The following projects within TSL research groups have been shortlisted for funding by the Norwich Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership (NRPDTP). Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed as part of the studentship competition.

With Prof. Jonathan Jones – Accelerating disease resistance breeding for diploid potato germplasm improvement JONES_S20CASE

With Prof. Jonathan Jones – TurboID-charging discovery of plant pathogen virulence and host defense mechanisms JONES_S20DTP

With Dr Frank Menke – How does the plant decode self- and non-self-signals to balance immune response and growth? MENKE_S20DTPR

With Dr Matthew Moscou – Genetic dissection of a complex immune locus in barley MOSCOU_S20DTP

With Prof. Nick Talbot – Identifying global regulators of effector gene expression in the rice blast fungus TALBOT_S20DTP

All opportunities are for October 2020 start. For further information and funding and eligibility information please visit us at our Norwich Research Park Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership website.