BBSRC DTP Opportunities BBSRC DTP Opportunities

The Biological and Biotechnological Research Council (BBSRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP) are now available and can be found in the table below.

For more information and to apply for the BBSRC DTP studentships below please click here.

Alternatively all UEA PhD's and studentships can be found here.


Title Project Supervisor

A multidisciplinary study of cyanobacterial DMSP production via a novel pathway (LEASMITHU19DTP)

Dr David Lea-Smith

Characterising genes involved in microRNA degradation in Arabidopsis (DALMAYU19DTP)

Professor Tamas Dalmay

Cuckoo bees as sentinels for pollinator decline (DICKSLU19SF)

Dr Lynn Dicks

Developmental Systems Biology of the Eye - The Origins of Retinal Self-Organisation (GROCOTTTU19DTP)

Dr Timothy Grocott

Every sperm is sacred - or maybe not? (IMMLERU19DTP)

Dr Simone Immler

How do plants make Earth's most abundant organosulfur molecular? (TODDU19DTP)

Dr Jonathon Todd

Improving microRNA target prediction - going beyond the seed (MOXONU19DTP)

Dr Simon Moxon

Innovative and sustainable landfill waste management using the anammox reaction (LEHTOVIRTAMORLEYU19ICASE2)

Dr Laura Lehtovirta-Morley

Intergrated pest management in fruit farms of semi-arid Brazil: the role of semi-natural habitat (DICKSU19DTP)

Dr Lynn Dicks

Mechanosensation in vascular endothelium: the role of purinergic signalling (FOUNTAINU19DTP1)

Dr Sam Fountain

Regulation of formicamycin biosynthesis: new potent antobiotics against MRSA (HUTCHINGSU19DTP)

Professor Matt Hutchings

Role of P2X receptors in inflammatory pain (with Astrazeneca Cambridge) (FOUNTAINU19CASE2)

Dr Sam Fountain

Sex-conversion gene drives for insect pest management (CHAPMANU19DTP1)

Professor Tracey Chapman

Sexual detection: mechanisms underlying adaptive reproductive plasticity (CHAPMANU19DTP2)

Professor Tracey Chapman

Small non-coding RNAs with a big impact on the development of skeletal muscle (MUNSTERBERGU19DTP)

Professor Andrea Munsterberg

Small RNA control of bacterial nitrous oxide emissions (ROWLEYGU19SCIVC)

Dr Gary Rowley

The role of intergrins in muscle stem cell function (MAYERU19DTP)

Professor Ulrike Mayer

The role of microRNA's in the peripheral circadian rhythm in cartilage (CLARKU19DTP)

Dr Ian Clark

The sex factor: why do males and females age differently and have different lifespans? (MAKLAKOV19DTP)

Dr Alexei Maklakov

Turning up the heat on pest insect reproduction: optimising thermal control in dry food storage facilities (GAGEEU19DTP)

Professor Matt Gage

Utilizing single cell genomics to understand the complexity of the human placenta (MONKU19DTP)

Dr David Monk

Why are pests so successful? The evolutionary ecology of population establishment and spread (SPURGINU19DTP)

Dr Lewis Spurgin