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PhD position The role of host immune gene expression and gut microbiome in the anti-trypanosome response of an important insect pollinator

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Supervisors: Dr Eamonn Mallon and Prof. Mike Barer


The insect immune system is hugely important to human health and wellbeing. Whether we consider the immune response of a human disease vector, or the immune system of an important crop pollinator defending itself from parasites, an understanding of these systems is vital. A recent development in this field is the discovery of the role of the commensual gut bacteria (gut microbiota) in modulating the immune response of insects to invading pa...

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/363749-phd-position-the-role-of-host-immune-gene-expression-and-gut-microbiome-in-the-anti-trypanosome-response-of-an-important-insect-pollinator
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

31/01/2014

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EURAXESS ID

63864

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University of Leicester

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Leicester