Our research interests involve molecular mechanisms that underpin the pathogenesis and aetiology of mammalian diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease and chronic myeloproliferative diseases.
Current projects include:
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PhD via progression from MPhil, including that period: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years. PhD: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.
The Cellular Pathology and Molecular Genetics Group occupies two fully dedicated, tissue culture laboratories and one molecular biology research laboratory on-site in our Cambridge campus. Specialist features include our own dedicated flow cytometer and access to gene sequencing facilities on site. Post graduate research is supported by two full time research assistants.
Training courses in a variety of key biological techniques, such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and cell biology are available on site, together with an established formal programme-long training portfolio in scientific wring and related skills.
Our facilities include:
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Candidates seeking admission to the degree of MPhil or MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD will normally be required to hold a first or upper second class honours degree of a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers or a qualification which is regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class honours degree.
Home/EU £4200; Overseas £9,800
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