PhD Studentship, Cork Bacteriocin Group, Microbiology Dept.



Department of Microbiology

A Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded PhD studentship is available to carry out peptide bioengineering with a view to understanding the fundamental biology of lantibiotics with a view to the generation of antimicrobials with enhanced activity against multi-drug resistant pathogens.

The Cork Bacteriocin Group is made up of an International Group, jointly located in University College Cork and Teagasc, Moorepark, of ~20 researchers who are recognized leaders in the study of peptide antibiotics.

For recent publications see:

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with an MSc or BSc (Hon, 1H or 2.1H) in the fields of Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology.

Student stipend:  €16,000 per annum plus fees

Further details from:

Professor Colin Hill.   Tel: + 353 21 4901373   /   E-mail:

Dr. Paul Cotter.         Tel: +353 21 4903146   /    E-mail:

Closing date:  Friday, 13 July 2007

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