Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Mycobacterial drug discovery

12 December 2019

Dr Jonathan Cox, Lecturer in Microbiology and lead investigator of the Mycobacterial Research Group at Aston University has two, fully funded PhD studentships available with the application deadline of 12th January 2020.

One is part of the BBSRC-funded Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership 

This PhD will investigate a new series of beta-lactamase inhibitors for development into the next generation of anti-mycobacterial antibiotics.


The other is through the EPSRC-funded Joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and Medicine

This PhD will optimize and utilize a next-generation drug discovery platform to find new antibiotics active against latent tuberculosis. 


For more information please contact Jonathan Cox

Applications can also be made directly via the respective webpages.