PhD projects

The main application round for the Crick PhD Studentships for 2015/16 has now passed, however we are still accepting applications for one project. Projects and studentships for 2016/17 will be advertised in October 2015 on The Francis Crick Institute website.

Project NIMR supervisor Division Project status
SOX9 function and ectodermal stemcell fate Robin Lovell-Badge Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics Project open
Regulation of egress in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum Mike Blackman Parasitology Project closed
Gene regulation and cell identity in the central nervous system James Briscoe Developmental Biology Project closed
The biological consequences of cell-cell variability in the developing vertebrate CNS (joint project) James Briscoe Developmental Biology Project closed
Dynamics of transcriptional networks: How does network environment affect gene regulation? (joint project) James Briscoe Developmental Biology Project closed
Reverse engineering brain function: mechanisms of instinctive behaviour and common disease Denis Burdakov Neurophysiology Project closed
The zebrafish as a new model for the in vivo study of host reponse to Toxoplasma gondii infection (joint project) Eva Frickel Parasitology Project closed
Characterisation of extracellular matrix remodelling in tumour progression (joint project) Vivian Li Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics Project closed
Signalling pathway activating neural stem cells in intact and injured brains François Guillemot Molecular Neurobiology Project closed
CARD14 regulation of NF-κB activation in psoriasis Steve Ley Immune Cell Biology Project closed
Molecular mechanisms for the regulation of IL-10 production in T cells Anne O’Garra Immunoregulation Project closed
Identification of upstream pathways regulating the release of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) Venizelos Papayannopoulos Molecular Immunology Project closed
Regulation of linear ubiquitin chain formation by the E3 ubiquitin ligase LUBAC Katrin Rittinger Molecular Structure Project closed
Layer-specific targeting of amacrine neurons in the Drosophila visual system Iris Salecker Molecular Neurobiology Project closed
The role of FcRl6 in T cell responses to retroviral infection or cancer George Kassiotis Immunoregulation Project closed
Distinct roles of Cdx2, a transcription factor expressed in embryonic and extra-embryonic tissues Jim Smith Systems Biology Project closed
Evolution of a retrovirus restriction factor Jonathan Stoye Virology Project closed
Understanding the evolution of mammalian sex determination using nuclease-dependent genome editing James Turner Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics Project closed
LATS2 kinase in hippocampal development Sila Konur Ultanir Developmental Neurobiology Project closed
Identification of genetic host determinants of influenza severity Andreas Wack Immunoregulation Project closed
Mathematical approaches to study growth and growth termination in developing epithelia (joint project) Jean-Paul Vincent Developmental Biology Project closed
How does the cyclase associated protein (CAP) of Toxoplasma regulate egress and motility? (joint project) Moritz Treeck Parasitology Project closed
Structure and function of cortical circuits supporting spatial navigation Andreas Schaefer Neurophysiology Project closed
AHR in neural development and disease (joint project) Gitta Stockinger Molecular Immunology Project closed
Development and application of a novel multi-scale simulation platform for studying biomolecules (joint project) Willie Taylor Mathematical Biology Project closed
Development of mass spectrometry imaging techniques to study mycobacteria-macrophage interactions Maximiliano Gutierrez Mycobacterial Research Project closed
RNA-based biosensors for studying cancer metabolism in vivo Dimitrios Anastasiou Physiology and Metabolism Project closed

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