SPRINT-MND/MS funded PhD studentship

We are delighted to announce that we have al project available in the current SPRINT-MNS/ MS round. The projects are sponsored by the Chief Scientists Office and funding includes a standard non-clinical stipend, UK/EU fees and an allowance for consumables and travel. Our project is entitled ‘Ghrelin-based therapies for ALS – understanding mechanisms of action’ and is co-hosted by our long-term collaborator Dr Jenni Harvey at the University of Dundee. For more information, potential applicants are encouraged to visit the SPRINT website, or email Gayle directly (ghm@st-andrews.ac.uk).

 

SULSA grant funding success

SULSA

I am delighted to announce that the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance will be  funding our project: Receptor interactions of bioactive leptin fragments – a promising therapeutic lead for dementia. This exciting work will be carried out in collaboration with Drs Rebecca Goss and Cristina Pubill Ulldemolins at the School of Chemistry here in St Andrews and Dr Jenni Harvey at the University of Dundee. Thank you very much to SULSA for their support.

Funded PhD studentship deadlines coming up

A reminder that we have 2 exciting PhD opportunities advertised. There is an EastBIO project, in collaboration with Prof Frank Gunn-Moore and a SPRINT-MND studentship.

Check out:

http://www.eastscotbiodtp.ac.uk/making-and-maintaining-neuron-towards-better-understanding-neuronal-differentiation-and-ageing

http://www.edinburghneuroscience.ed.ac.uk/edneurophd/sprint-mndms-phd-programme