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Months of entry
Current research thesis topics include the genetic determinants of bacterial and fungal pathogenicity; the pathogenesis of Gram positive bacterial shock; pH regulation in Aspergillus nidulans; acute phase responses and resistance to infection; role of nitric oxide in sepsis; cytokines and granuloma formation; molecular control of matrix metalloproteinases.
Control of Gene Expression in Aspergillus; Pathogenic Mechanisms in Sepsis; Fungal Pathogenicity Determinants; Mode of Entry of HIV into Cells; Chemokines; TB and Granuloma; Microbiology (Clinical/Molecular); Molecular Genetics of Microorganisms
Information for international students
Limited on-site accommodation including families may be available.
Fees and funding
Various studentships, research grants/contracts, ORS, Commonwealth Scholarships, British Council awards. Additional to Research Studentships the department hosts on behalf of ICSTM a Wellcome Trust funded 4 year PhD programme in Infection.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Prof J Cohen
- 020 8383 3243
- 020 8383 3394