Apply now for our Current Projects

We are currently accepting applications for our 2024 programme. To apply, please send the following to

  • 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.
  • CV with contact details of three referees

Applications from overseas students are welcome. The closing date for this round of applications is 28th June 2024.

MRC PPU 4-year PhD programme

Project Principal Investigator More Info
Understanding the physiological roles and pathological impacts of ER-Autophagy Jin Rui (Amos) Liang MORE
Finding the eat-me signals Ian Ganley MORE
Leveraging reversible phosphorylation and ubiquitylation pathways for innovative drug discovery approaches. Gopal Sapkota MORE
Location,location, location: DNA damage sensors which launch protective responses to DNA damage John Rouse MORE
Investigating molecular mechanisms in inflammatory bowel disease Mahima Swamy MORE
Activation Mechanisms of Ubiquitin E3 ligases Satpal Virdee MORE
The antiviral roles of ISG15 modifications Kirby Swatek MORE
Some of our group leaders (e.g. Philip Cohen) also offer PhD projects through other programmes in the School of Life Sciences.