PhD Studentship in Drug Delivery and Microbiology at Cardiff University in UK, 2013/14

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COMPACT is funding PhD studentship in drug delivery and Microbiology in School of pharmacy and pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University in UK. Students of EU (Non UK), UK are eligible for studentship. The studentship covers full UK/EU tuition fees plus a doctoral stipend. Student must have BSc or Master’s) in a biology- or biomedical- related discipline with a 2:1 or above. Send your application online.

Study Subject(s): The studentship is provided to study in Drug Delivery and Microbiology at Cardiff University in UK.
Course Level: This studentship is for pursuing PhD level at at Cardiff University in UK..
Scholarship Provider: COMPACT
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Academic Criteria: The projects would suit graduates (BSc or Masters) in a biology- or biomedical- related discipline with a 2:1 or above Residency: Open to all UK/EU students without further restrictions.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of EU (Non UK) (Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City), UK can apply for this PhD studentship.

Scholarship Description: cardiff university Background to the projects: Our current inability to deliver biopharmaceuticals such as peptides, proteins and genes into cellular targets is a major impediment to obtaining effective therapies against a range of diseases. These PhD studentships will be integrated into the objectives of COMPACT, a €30 million European academic and industrial consortium whose aim is to identify and understand transport pathways across major biological barriers that can be utilised for delivery of nanomedicines. The successful students will acquire a variety of specialist skills utilising a wide range of state-of-the-art techniques including molecular biology, nano-biotechnology, chemical biology, advanced microscopy techniques and culture of epithelial and endothelial cells as models for biological barriers. It will be necessary for the students to interact closely with academic and industrial collaborators across COMPACT. Through their supervisors and international COMPACT collaborators they will be able to initiate publications in peer review journals, submit abstracts to meetings and attend national and international conferences.

Number of awards offered: Three studentships are offered at Cardiff University in UK.

Duration of award(s): The studentships duration are 3 years.

What does it cover? These studentships are funded by COMPACT, a €30 million European academic and industrial consortium whose aim is to identify and understand transport pathways across major biological barriers that can be utilized for delivery of nanomedicines. The studentship will cover full UK/EU tuition fees plus a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,726 p.a. for 2013/14, updated each year).

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.Candidates should make an application using our Online Application Service, stating in the funding section of the form that they would like to be considered for this studentship.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 10/06/2013.

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