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Quadram Institute Bioscience provides a stimulating and rewarding environment to work in. Research Group Leaders lead small teams that use multidisciplinary approaches to tackling major societal challenges of  treating disease , food innovation & improving health.

The Quadram Institute is part of the Norwich Research Park, which is home to 6 institutions carrying out world-leading research, an internationally renowned university, a major hospital with clinical research facilities and around 30 science and IT based businesses. With over 11,000 people including 3,000 scientists and clinicians and an annual research spend of over £100 million, the Norwich Research Park is Europe’s leading centre for research in Food, Health and the Environment.

Quadram Institute Bioscience benefits from its location on the edge of Norwich, combining a pleasant location set in 230 hectares of parkland with proximity to Norwich, a vibrant city that mixes the past and the future to make an inspiring place to live and work.

At Quadram Institute Bioscience we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As part of that commitment we have signed up to the Athena SWAN Charter and we are working towards our application for Bronze status in late 2021. Athena SWAN was originally established to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths, and medicine (STEMM). The Charter now includes addressing gender equality more broadly, not just the barriers to progression that affect women.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.

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Applications Close: 17 January 2022

Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in East Anglia (PAGE_Q22MMB)

The UK is a world leader in SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing thanks to the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK). The Quadram Institute, in particular the Page group, has been at the forefront of sequencing SARS-CoV-2 genomes with over 60,000 sequenced in 18 months. Through our...

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Paratyphoid Mary? Salmonella Paratyphi A transmission and characterisation of carrier states (LANGRIDGE_Q22MMB)

Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A (SPA) causes paratyphoid fever, a severe infection increasing in regions of Asia. Between 2016 and 2019, cases per year have increased 17.3% in England, with a strong association of travel to South Asia. Benefitting from a unique set of...

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Applications Close: 17 January 2022

Exploiting human gut microbiome in mucus to combat pathogens (JUGE_Q22MMB)

This PhD studentship provides an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to investigate gut symbiont-pathogen interactions at the mucosal surface and acquire advanced skills in both in silico and in vivo approaches. The human body harbours a diverse and dense population of commensal bacteria...

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Bacteriophages as precision medicine in the ageing gut (ADRIAENSSENS_Q22MMB)

Bacteriophages are the most abundant biological entity on the planet, but their role in the human microbiome is poorly understood. In this project, the student will use a combination of viromics and culturing to investigate the bacteriophages in the gut of an elderly patient...

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Development of novel microbiome-based strategies for biocontrol of C. difficile. (NARBAD_Q22MMB)

Clostridioides difficile is the most common cause of hospital-acquired life-threatening infections and the incidence has escalated in recent years due to the high number of patients on broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy. While antibiotic treatment is effective, ~28% of the patients suffer from relapse. C. difficile...

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Developing mechanistic hypotheses for the action of therapeutic diets in the treatment of Crohns disease (QUINCE_E22MMB)

Crohn’s disease (CD) is an incapacitating inflammatory disease of the gut. Dietary therapy is one of the most effective treatments for CD with the advantage of reduced side effects compared to drugs such as steroids. The exact aetiology of Crohn’s is not yet understood...

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Self funded studentships / funded scholarships

We welcome applications from students who have or hope to gain scholarships or wish to self-fund their studies. The first step is to identify a research area and if possible a potential supervisor (see our research groups) The second step is to complete an...

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