Research course

Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised Master’s degree in an appropriate subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Biological clocks in development, differentiation, disease and regeneration Cell fate determination and pattern formation Cell migration Cell signalling and signal transduction mechanisms Early development (e.g. fertilisation, gastrulation, embryonic induction) Evolution and development Induction, tissue interactions Left-right asymmetry Live imaging Morphogenesis, tissue patterning Neural development and neural cell biology Neurodegenerative disease Regeneration and repair Stem cell biology Tissue engineering Monozygotic and conjoined twinning

Department specialisms

Biological clocks in development, differentiation, disease and regeneration Cell fate determination and pattern formation Cell migration Cell signalling and signal transduction mechanisms Early development (e.g. fertilisation, gastrulation, embryonic induction) Evolution and development Induction, tissue interactions Left-right asymmetry Live imaging Morphogenesis, tissue patterning Neural development and neural cell biology Neurodegenerative disease Regeneration and repair Stem cell biology Tissue engineering Monozygotic and conjoined twinning

Information for international students

Please see: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT)
International students
£21,530 (FT)

Across the division there are three Wellcome Trust four-year programmes and one MRC four-year programme; MRC, BBSRC four-year PhD, BBSRC quota and CASE three- and four-year studentships; NERC; and others. There may also be funding opportunities through individual research grants as well as through other programmes such as those offered by CoMPLEX.

Funding opportunities available for students is provided by the UCL Graduate School.
See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Debbie Bartram
Email
d.bartram@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 3549 5462