Research course

Molecular Microbiology and Genome Dynamics Research Group

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Biology
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

This Group focuses on systems responsible for maintaining genome integrity and securing accurate chromosome transmission in bacteria, archaea, yeast and vertebrates and on the genetics and biochemistry of bacterial motility. Specific projects focus on chromosome biology, the mechanics of homologous recombination and DNA repair, flagellar motors and motile predatory bacteria. Telomere biology and genome dynamics and evolution is also a major area of interest.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

International students are supported by ORS, Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Scholarship and various University of Nottingham Scholarships.The International Office offers a range of scholarship opportunities and small number of Weston Scholarships are also available each year. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Life Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-72 months

MPhil

full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Elizabeth Wilson
Email
life-sciences-pgr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 823 0311