I have a BBSRC CASE Ph.D Studentship available to study the assembly
and budding of influenza virus.
The three year project is to study the genetics and biochemistry of
assembly and budding, with particular reference to lipid rafts, the
filamentous virions and the role of the host cell cytoskeleton. The
be primarily based in the Division of Virology, Department of Pathology,
of Cambridge, but some time will also be spent at the Animal Health
Techniques to be used include confocal and electron microscopy, cell
virus reverse genetics as well as standard molecular biological and
For further details or to apply, contact Dr Paul Digard
(pd1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk).
Available 1st October 2001 to UK or EU citizens (fees only for non -