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Quadram Institute Bioscience provides a stimulating and rewarding environment to work in. Research Leaders lead groups using 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 class 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.

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Applications Close: 26 November 2018

PhD Studentship: Breaking bad: Do high-fat diets trigger commensal sulphite reducing gut bacteria to damage gut health?

We are what we eat. The food we consume shapes our gut microbiota, which in turn plays a key role in health and disease. Bilophila is a resident of the human gut microbiome and is a member of sulphite-reducing bacteria (SRB) that release the...

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PhD Studentship: A mouse model to study a novel pathway for the control of influenza virus infection

The recent outbreaks of avian influenza and the threat of a human influenza pandemic has highlighted the need to understand prevention and control of this virus by developing effective antiviral therapies. We have recently shown that influenza virus is taken up into cells by...

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PhD Studentship: Cannibalism in the early life microbiota; exploring the role of cross-feeding for modulation of microbial communities and immune cell responses.

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic PhD candidate to join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research team investigating the interactions of the host with the intestinal microbiota during the early life developmental window. The Hall lab has 3 main research themes including, microbe-diet interactions,...

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PhD Studentship: Fitness in the field: Does leaf starch metabolism play a role in wheat crop performance?

Wheat products such as bread and pasta are global staple foods that people eat every day. These foods are a major source of starch, and starches resistant to digestion are an important component of dietary fibre capable of delivering many health benefits. Our research...

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PhD Studentship: It takes guts to regenerate your liver

The liver is a self-renewing organ that maintains its physiological activity during homeostasis via a fascinating and highly complex process named liver regeneration. This process also allows the liver to fully restore its mass and function after being challenged (with drugs/toxins) or surgically resected...

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PhD Studentship: Novel microbiome based biomarkers of poultry gut health

The animal gastrointestinal tract contains trillions of microbes that play a critical role in their health and wellbeing. Poultry birds reared under intensive conditions are exposed to environmental stresses that disturb their gut microbiome and adversely impact on their health. This studentship will investigate...

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PhD Studentship: Picking apart the complex interactions between integrins and neuropilin-1 during angiogenesis

Angiogenesis is the formation of blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. Angiogenesis is essential for maintaining healthy physiological processes and for the revascularisation of tissues following an injury. Our research group focuses on investigating the molecular basis of angiogenesis and we have recently identified a...

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PhD Studentship: Salmonella viruses as biocides in the food industry

A safe food supply for humans and animals requires innovative approaches to exclude bacterial pathogens such as Salmonella from food and feed. The use of naturally occurring bacterial viruses called bacteriophage to kill bacteria in the food chain and processing environments is an exciting...

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PhD Studentship: Sharing via secretion: Exploring the role of secretion systems in the early life microbiota member Bifidobacterium

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic PhD candidate to join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research team investigating the interactions of the host with the intestinal microbiota during the early life developmental window. The Hall lab has 3 main research themes including, microbe-diet interactions,...

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Applications Close: 26 November 2018

PhD Studentship: The journey of plant cells through the human gut

We are looking for a talented and motivated PhD candidate with a background in biochemistry, microbiology or related subject and a keen interest in nutrition and health to investigate the mechanisms behind the health effects of Type 1 Resistant Starch. Despite various interventions, obesity...

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