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PhD studentship in Discovery of mechanisms involved in sensing body temperature

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Project description
Mammals maintain their body temperature close to 37°C by a variety of means including reducing blood flow to the skin when it is cold or sweating when it is hot. But how do we actually sense body temperature – what is the “thermostat” and where is it located? Recent work in the McNaughton lab has found that previously unknown mechanisms sense body temperature. The aim of the project is to identify the temperature-sensitive proteins, to clone them and to study their properti...

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Research Fields

Technology
Biological sciences
Medical sciences
Neurosciences

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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/349330-phd-studentship-in-discovery-of-mechanisms-involved-in-sensing-body-temperature
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

17/12/2013

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Fellowship ID

61215

Funding organisation / Contacts
King's College London

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London
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/health/study/studentships/div-studentships/wolfson/mcnaughtonp.aspx