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We are currently offering 2 PhD studentships (to start on Oct 2022).

As part of the Surrey Biosciences PhD program, we are offering a PhD project in collaboration with the group of Dr Alfredo Castello ( at the Centre for Virus Research at the University of Glasgow to study RNA-protein interactions during infection with vaccinia virus, the live vaccine used to eradicate smallpox. For more details, please seeĀ or email Carlos.

As part of a new Pathogen Biology Doctoral Programe established between Surrey Biosciences and several independent research centres, we are offering a PhD project in collaboration with DSTL to study pre-symptomatic markers of viral infection and severity using single-cell RNA seq. For more details, pleae see or email Carlos.

To apply, please go to The deadline for both applications is December 6th.

We are always interested in hearing from talented and motivated individuals looking for positions or willing to apply for post-doctoral fellowships, PhD studentships, summer internships, etc. If that is your case, you can e-mail Carlos informally to discuss your interests. Please remember that some applications have tight deadlines and require lengthy submissions, so the sooner you start planning the better.

Here are some useful links that you may want to explore in conjunction with programs offered by your own country (if non-UK):

BBSRC Fellowships

MRC Fellowships

EPSRC Fellowships

Wellcome Trust Fellowships

The Royal Society

The Leverhulme Trust

Marie Curie Actions

Human Frontier

Science without Borders