Industrial CASE studentships available for 2018

Industrial CASE (iCASE) studentships currently available through the programme for entry in 2018 are listed in the table below. Additional projects will be added to this list as soon as they are confirmed.


Academic organisations

Industrial Partner

Project Title

Dr Andrew Jones (Oxford Brookes University)

Prof Isabel Bermudez (Oxford Brookes University) 

Mr James Goodchild (Syngenta)

Oxford Brookes University

Jealott's Hill - Syngenta International Research Centre

Characterisation of the aphid nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene family

Dr Mark Walton (Oxford University)

Prof D Bannerman (Oxford University)

Dr Francois Gastambide (Lundbeck A/S)

The University of Oxford

Lundbeck A/S

Investigating the regulation of mesolimbic dopamine during reward-guided action selection and inhibition

Prof Gail Preston (Oxford University)

Dr Nicola Holden (James Hutton Institute)

Dr Louise Crozier (Anacail Ltd.)

Preston Group - The University of Oxford

Holden Group - James Hutton Institute


Anacail Ltd Ozone-mediated control of food spoilage and food-borne pathogens

Prof Renier van der Hoorn (Oxford University)

Dr Nick Holton (Leaf Expression Systems)

The University of Oxford Leaf Expression Systems Mechanisms underlying improved molecular pharming by protease inhibitors

Prof John Mackay (Oxford)

Dr Roger Moore (Forest Research)

The University of Oxford

Forest Research (a branch of the Forestry Commission), on behalf of Forestart

Biological defenses of Sitka spruce against the weevil Hylobius abietis: investigation of genetic variability and molecular basis to facilitate resistance breeding

Dame Prof Frances Ashcroft (Oxford University)

Prof Patrik Rorsman (Oxford University)

Prof James Johnson (Novo Nordisk)

The University of Oxford

Novo Nordisk

Regulation of insulin biosynthesis

Dr Pip Beard (Pirbright Institute)

Prof David Greaves (Oxford University)

The Pirbright Institute and the University of Oxford

Merck Animal Health

Interactions between lumpy skin disease virus and the bovine dermis

Prof Matthew Wood (Oxford University),

Dr Imre Mager (Evox Therapeutics Ltd.)

The University of Oxford

Evox Therapeutics Ltd.

Understanding extracellular vesicle physiology for the development of bioinspired nanotechnology platforms

Prof Linda King (Oxford Brookes University),

Prof Robert Possee (Oxford Expression Technologies Ltd.)

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford 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