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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP) is a BBSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership between the University of Warwick, the University of Birmingham and the University of Leicester.

The MIBTP has an ambitious vision to deliver innovative, world class research across the Life Sciences to boost the growing Bioeconomy in the Midlands and across the UK.

PhD Studentship projects are focussed in vital research areas such as food security, bio-energy and industrial biotechnology, and use interdisciplinary and quantitative approaches to biology.
Students from a wide diversity of academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply: those with creative drive in both theoretical disciplines (for example, maths, computer science, statistics) as well as experimental science (for example, biology, biomedicine, chemistry, biotechnology).


Matt Teft part of team nominated for University Award

Matt Teft, a second year MIBTP student, is part of a team that has been nominated for the Warwick University Staff Awards - in the Public Engagement Category. Matt participated in the University's act…

image Claire Stoker is a key author on a publication in Plant Journal

Claire Stoker is an author on a paper demonstraing that a plant hormone, jasmonate, drives time-of-day differences in susceptibility of Arabidopsis to the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea.

The researc…

image Michael McLeod wins October's Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award

MIBTP student Michael McLeod wins October's Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award for his business Universal Resource Trading. Universal Resource Trading provides an easy way for universities to recoup …

Nathaniel Davies - published paper

Nathaniel Davies, 2012 cohort, is one of the authors named on a new paper published on the CSH Press Genome Research website. The paper is entitled 'DNA methylation changes induced by long and short p…