PhD Studentships

Please note that recruitment for MoSMed CDT PhD Studentships has now closed. 

A list of individual project adverts can be found below.  

Applicants who applied by the deadline (23:59 GMT on Tuesday 23 February 2021) will be contacted regarding their application in due course. 

Successful applicants will be interviewed via Zoom during week commencing 15 March 2021.  

We are unable to provide feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.  

Any further queries, please email:

CodeProject Title Lead SupervisorInstitution
21_01 Development of multi-functional cyclic peptide probes Akane Kamuwara Newcastle 
21_02 Sleeping superbugs: exploring key proteins in C. difficile spore formation Paula Salgado Newcastle
21_03 Small molecule tools to target glucose metabolism in Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Celine Cano Newcastle
21_04 Novel approaches to targeted protein degradation Ian Hardcastle Newcastle
21_05 The design, synthesis and application of covalent fragment Mike Waring  Newcastle
21_06 Activity_based probes as chemical tool to identify protease involved in mRNA splicing Chiara Maniaci Newcastle
21_07 Generation of DNA aptamers to detect and differentiate between latent and active tuberculosis Neil Keegan Newcastle
21_08 Improving the outcome of organ transplantation by analysis of chemokine modifications in ischaemia reperfusion injury Simi Ali Newcastle
21_09 Harnessing tuberculosis toxins to manipulate bacterial growth Tim Blower Durham
21_10 Polymer-based biosensing platforms for bacterial proteins Clare Mahon Durham
21_11 Delivering Mechanistic Understanding and Novel Approaches to Native Chemical Ligation  AnnMarie O'Donoghue Durham
21_12 PROTAC enabled avenues for nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC) immunotherapy Steven Cobb Durham
21_13 New Detection technologies for emerging infectious diseases Ehmke Pohl  Durham
21_14 Multiscale Simulations of Droplet-Membrane Mutual Remodelling Halim Kusumaatmaja  Durham