PhD studentship available at Kings College London

A PhD studentship is available in the Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Inflammation, aimed at identifying the molecular basis for impaired regulation of effector T cells in inflammatory arthritis.

This 3-year PhD project will take place in the Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Inflammation, Division of Immunology, Infection & Inflammatory Disease, King’s College London. The project will be supervised by Dr Valerie Corrigall and Dr Leonie Taams, and involve close collaboration with the Rheumatology Department at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital. The project is funded by EU IMI funded consortium BTCure and will combine a wide range of cellular and molecular techniques including human T cell isolation, cell culture, 8-colour flow cytometry, ELISA, quantitative RT-PCR, Western blotting, gene expression profiling and microarray analysis. A stipend of £24,491 will be paid.

For more information on the position and how to apply, please see add here .

The closing date to apply for this position is 10 May 2013