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PhD position available at UCL from September 2016 to work on eye development in zebrafish

Posted by , on 27 June 2016

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

The Fight for Sight charity have provided a three year studentship to Stephen Wilson and Gaia Gestri to support a student to work on the role of the Yap/Taz pathway in the morphogenesis of the eye. The project will use zebrafish as a model and will involve a combination of imaging and molecular genetic approaches to resolve the cell behaviours that regulate eye formation in health and disease.


We are looking for a talented, motivated and enthusiastic student to work in a team of scientists studying various aspects of brain and eye development ( Candidates will have suitable MSc and/or BSC qualifications and ideally experience and expertise in imaging and image analysis and in working with zebrafish as a model system.


Please send a CV and letter of interest to Gaia ( and/or Steve ( before the11th July.

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