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PhD studentship (Fixed Term)


It has long been assumed that malignant T-cell lymphoma is a monoclonal disease. i.e. the tumour grows and expands from a single cell. In contrast to this traditional view, our ongoing investigations show for the first time evidence of bi- or oligo-clonal T-cell populations in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma and its related entities. It is imperative to investigate whether each of these different clonal T-cell populations in a T-cell lymphoma is neoplastic, derived from a common progenitor cell population, and how they impact on disease presentation and treatment responses.

Applicants should hold or be about to achieve a First or Upper-Second (2.i) class degree in a relevant subject. Additionally, the Department requires that by the time of interview all potential students must have fulfilled the language requirements for admission

Full details of the projects and how to apply are available from the following link: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/graduate/fully-funded-studentships

The studentships are available to UK nationals and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements. Further information about your fee status can be found at the following website: http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/fees/what-my-fee-status.

Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2019. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 11th March 2019.

General queries regarding these positions should be directed to graduate.studies@path.cam.ac.uk or Izzy Starkey 01223 333872.

Please quote reference PK18109 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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