PhD Studentship in Neuroscience – Investigating the nuclear genetic basis of mitochondrial …

Newcastle University Qualification type: PhD Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students Funding amount: £14,065 plus tuition fees Hours: Full Time Placed on: 11th February 2016 Expires: 11th May 2016 Value of award: 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of approximately £14,065.  Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees.Number of awards: 1Start date and duration: October 2016 for three years.Application closing date: The position will remain available until a suitable candidate is appointed.  Early application is advised. Overview Mitochondrial diseases are among the most common but also complex of all inherited genetic diseases, with the involvement of both the mitochondrial (37 maternally-inherited genes) and nuclear (>1300 mitochondrially-targeted gene products) genomes presenting unique challenges to their investigation…


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