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PhD studentship in gene expression and cancer

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Targeting gene expression in tumour cells.

We investigate how oncogenes and tumour suppressors regulate gene expression, currently focusing on the mRNA methyl cap. Despite many recent advances, 50% people diagnosed with cancer survive less than 5 years, and therefore there is an urgent need for new therapeutic approaches. We are investigating the mechanism and regulation of methyl cap synthesis, with the aim of understanding its potential as a therapeutic target. The methyl cap is formed o...

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Research Fields

Biological sciences
Medical sciences
Chemistry

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/328672-PhD-studentship-in-gene-expression-and-cancer
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

31/07/2013

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Fellowship ID

55846

Funding organisation / Contacts
MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit, University of Dundee

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Dundee
http://www.ppu.mrc.ac.uk/research/?pid=1000&sub1=research