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PhD Studentship In Skeletal Muscle, Newcastle University UK 2024

PhD Studentship In Skeletal Muscle, Newcastle University UK 2024; Join a vibrant research team at Newcastle University and embark on a groundbreaking journey into mitochondrial myopathy with our fully funded PhD studentship.

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This opportunity delves into the intricate positioning of mitochondria and nuclear structures within skeletal muscle, offering a stipend of £18,622 per year, along with research cost support and tuition fees reimbursed at the home rate.

If you’re passionate about mitochondrial biology, cutting-edge imaging techniques, and advancing scientific knowledge, we encourage you to apply.

PhD Studentship: Mitochondria and Nuclear Positioning in Skeletal Muscle

Scholarship Description:

Explore the dynamics of mitochondrial biology and nuclear positioning in skeletal muscle.
Eligibility:

Candidates must hold a master’s or undergraduate degree in a relevant field.
Non-native English speakers require an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each area. International applicants may need an ATAS clearance certificate.
Sponsored by Newcastle University (NUAcT).

Scholarship Details:

This PhD program focuses on investigating structural alterations in patients with mitochondrial myopathy, particularly in modified myonuclei organization and nanotunnels. The research aims to develop advanced Correlative Live Light and Electron Microscopy methods for studying mitochondria in cells and tissues.

Goals include characterizing myonuclei positioning, refining the CLEM protocol, devising labeling strategies, and conducting siRNA knockdown experiments.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must hold a UG or Masters degree in a relevant subject area.
An IELTS score of 6.5 is required for non-native English speakers.
International applicants may need ATAS clearance.

Required Documents:

Degree transcripts/certificates.
English language qualification (if applicable).
CV/cover letter.

How to Apply:

Access the university’s Apply to Newcastle Portal.
Select ‘Postgraduate Research’ under the ‘Course Choice’ tab.
Choose ‘Full Time’ for ‘Mode of Study,’ ‘2024’ for ‘Year of Entry,’ and enter code ‘8440F’ for ‘Course Title.’ Leave ‘Research Area’ blank.
In the ‘Personal Statement’ section, include code ‘TC076’ in ‘Studentship/Partnership Reference.’ Upload a CV/cover letter and send a copy to amy.vincent@newcastle.ac.uk.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

For inquiries, contact amy.vincent@ncl.ac.uk.

Apply now and be part of cutting-edge research at Newcastle University. Link

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