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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

Recrutiment for 2018-19 entry is now open.

The deadline for application is 7th January 2018.

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).


image Yijun Zhu 2017 Faculty Thesis Prize for the School of Life Sciences

Yijun Zhu will receive the 2017 University of Warwick School of Life Science Faculty Thesis Prize for her thesis entitled: “Genetics and molecular mechanism of trimethylamine N-oxide demethylase of Me…

image Mussa Quareshy 2017 School of Life Sciences Thesis Impact Prize

Mussa Quareshy will receive the 2017 University of Warwick School of Life Sciences Thesis Impact Prize for his thesis entitled: “Towards understanding chemical perception and selectivity for TIR1 and …

image Thomas Karikari best poster award at Alzheimer’s Research UK Midlands Conference

In 2016, Thomas Karikari, Warwick 2013 student, won the best poster award at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Midlands Conference.

image Tommy Karikari teaching and course organisation and outreach activites

As well as undertaking his PhD, Tommy has also been involved in organising and teaching at international courses and has organised, and continues to be involved in, several outreach activities in Afri…