PhD studentships available

PhD studentships available

PhD studentships available

We are pleased to have two new fully-funded PhD studentships – open now for applications:

 

Innate antimicrobial host defence peptides as protective modifiers in atopic dermatitis.

Supervisors: Donald J. Davidson, Richard Weller and David Clarke

Donald J. Davidson is a Senior Research Fellow and Principal Investigator at the Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh.  He is an expert on the immune and inflammatory modulatory properties of host defence peptides and the current Chair of the GRC on Antimicrobial Peptides.

Richard Weller is a Senior Lecturer in Dermatology and Honorary NHS Consultant Dermatologist. His two main clinical and research interests are in eczema, and into the nitric oxide mediated interactions between sun exposure and health.

David Clarke is a Chancellor’s Research Fellow and Lecturer in the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests focus on the development and applications of mass spectrometry techniques for the characterisation of protein structure and function.

Apply by 19th Feb 2018

Project Information at FindaPhD.com

Innate modification of Th17 cell behaviour during Multiple Sclerosis

Supervisors: Emily Gwyer Findlay, Veronique Miron and Donald J. Davidson

Emily Gwyer Findlay  is a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Her lab focuses on the interplay of innate and adaptive immunity during inflammatory disease.

Veronique Miron  is an MRC Career Development Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Her lab investigates the role of innate immunity on central nervous system myelin repair.

Donald J. Davidson is a Senior Research Fellow and Principal Investigator at the Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh.  He is an expert on the immune and inflammatory modulatory properties of host defence peptides and the current Chair of the GRC on Antimicrobial Peptides.

Apply by 19th Feb 2018

Project Information at FindaPhD.com