The University of Newcastle, Australia

Full PhD Scholarship to Study 3-Dimensional Lung Stem Cell Models and Single Cell Sequencing in Asthma or Lung Cancer Based in the Priority Research Centre for Healthy Lungs

Closing Date: 20 January 2020


PhD Scholarship

Multiple projects are available to study lung diseases, including asthma or lung cancer

Multiple projects are available to study lung diseases, including asthma or lung cancer:

  1. Developing 3-dimensional tissue-on-chip models of lung regeneration
  2. Studying the role of a novel airway cell subset in lung cancer development, or
  3. Utilising single cell sequencing to identify new biomarkers that predict response to asthma therapy.

PhD Scholarship details

Funding: $28,092 per annum (2020 rate) indexed annually. The living allowance scholarship is for 3.5 years and the tuition fee scholarship is for four years.

Supervisor: Gerard Kaiko

Available to: Domestic students

PhD

Eligibility Criteria

Domestic Australian students only. Must have completed Honours year.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should send an email expressing their interest along with scanned copies of their academic transcripts, CV, a brief statement of their research interests and a proposal that specifically links them to the research project.

Please send the email expressing interest to gerard.kaiko@newcastle.edu.au by 5pm on 20 January 2020.

Applications Close 20 January 2020


Contact Gerard Kaiko
Phone 0240420184
Email gerard.kaiko@newcastle.edu.au

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