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We are currently accepting applications for our 2021 programme. Please send a CV with contact details of three referees to, including a cover letter explaining your interest in our work. Please also indicate which group(s) you are most interested in, and whether you prefer rotations or would like to join one lab directly.

MRC PPU 4-year PhD programme

Project Principal Investigator More Info
Molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease Dario Alessi MORE
Understanding the mechanisms by which specific FAM83-CK1 complexes recognise and phosphorylate substrates. Gopal Sapkota MORE
Signalling pathways controlling protein degradation upon stress Adrien Rousseau MORE
Finding the eat-me signals Ian Ganley MORE
Understanding regulation of ubiquitin signalling Yogesh Kulathu MORE
Ubiquitylation pathways controlling genome integrity during mammalian chromosome replication Karim Labib MORE
Non-lysine ubiquitination and its biomedical relevance Satpal Virdee MORE
Targeting DNA repair pathways for personalized cancer treatment John Rouse MORE
Some of our group leaders (e.g. Philip Cohen) also offer PhD projects through other programmes in the School of Life Sciences.