PhD studentship opportunity
The Pirbright Institute and The University of Liverpool have an exciting PhD studentship opportunity to study the factors that drive outbreaks of midge-borne viruses in the UK. Through field and laboratory studies, the student will assist in understanding how factors such as genetics, temperature and co-infection with microorganisms inter-relate in determining susceptibility of Culicoides to infection with arboviruses. For more information and details of how to apply, visit FindAPhD. The closing date is 5 April 2019.