Microbial population genomics | molecular evolution
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Population genomics of Leishmania in Africa. This position will be advertised soon. Email daniel.jeffares [at] york.ac.uk if you are interested. Position starts: June-September 2020. Details: This project will analyse population genomic data from Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda in collaboration with the PREV_PKDL project funded by the EDCTP2. In collaboration with Paul Kaye and others in PREV_PKDL project,
Understanding the genetic basis of natural resistance to miltefosine in Leishmania infantum in Brazil.See here for for more information or to apply. A 3-year PhD scholarship in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) funded by the Burgess family. This project will use population genetic and molecular genetic approaches to understand drug resistance in Leishmania. Deadline for applications: Sunday, April 12, 2020 Scholarship covers: tax-free annual stipend of £15K/year, research costs, and tuition fees at UK/EU rate. Topic: The molecular basis for resistance to miltefosine the Leishmania infantum isolates from South America Supervisors: Prof. Jeremy Mottram and Dr. Daniel Jeffares Apply here.