Industrial CASE studentships available for 2018

Industrial CASE projects are listed below.

Applicants who wish to apply for a BBSRC iCASE studentship should apply directly to the Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP via

The fastest, most efficient and preferred method of application to the University of Oxford is via the secure online application form. 

The next academic deadline is Friday 19th January 2018.

Please include with your application a statement of no more than 500 words that explains your suitability for and interest in the advertised project.  We would also require a CV, three confidential academic references. Two of these must be received through the online system before your application is released to us for assessment and your degree transcript(s).

Supervisor(s)Academic organisationsIndustrial PartnerProject Title
Dame Prof Frances Ashcroft (Oxford), Prof Patrik Rorsman (Oxford), and Prof James Johnson (Novo Nordisk)The University of OxfordNovo NordiskRegulation of insulin biosynthesis
Dr Pip Beard (Pirbright) and Prof David Greaves (Oxford)The Pirbright Institute and the University of OxfordMerck Animal HealthInteractions between lumpy skin disease virus and the bovine dermis
Prof Renier van der Hoorn (Oxford), Dr Nick Holton (Leaf Expression SystemsThe University of OxfordLeaf Expression SystemsMechanisms underlying improved molecular pharming by protease inhibitors
Dr Andrew Jones (Oxford Brookes University), Prof Isabel Bermudez (Oxford Brookes University), Jim Goodchild (Syngenta)Oxford Brookes UniversitySyngentaCharacterisation of the aphid nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene family
Prof Linda King (Oxford Brookes), Prof Robert Possee (Oxford Expression Technologies Ltd.)Oxford Brookes UniversityOxford Expression Technologies Ltd.Gene regulation in baculovirus-infected insect cells: application in the development of a budded virus-free expression system for the production of VLP-based vaccines
Prof John Mackay (Oxford) and Dr Roger Moore (Forest Research)The University of OxfordForest Research (a branch of the Forestry Commission), on behalf of ForestartBiological defenses of Sitka spruce against the weevil Hylobius abietis: investigation of genetic variability and molecular basis to facilitate resistance breeding
Prof Gail Preston (Oxford), Dr Nicola Holden (James Hutton Institute), Dr Louise Crozier (Anacail Ltd)The University of Oxford, James Hutton InstituteAnacail Ltd. Ozone-mediated control of food spoilage and food-borne pathogens
Dr Mark Walton (Oxford), Prof David Bannerman (Oxford), Dr Francois Gastambide (Lundbeck A/S) The University of OxfordLundbeck A/SInvestigating the regulation of mesolimbic dopamine during reward-guided action selection and inhibition
Prof Matthew Wood (Oxford), Dr Imre Mager (Evox Therapeutics Ltd.)The University of OxfordEvox Therapeutics Ltd.Understanding extracellular vesicle physiology for the development of bioinspired nanotechnology platforms