A PhD studentship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Suresh Mishra to investigate the mechanisms involved in the relationship between prohibitin and sex steroid hormones in adipose tissue homeostasis and metabolic regulation in the body.
The project is focused on both experiments with transgenic mouse models and in vitro cell culture models. For further information on this research topic please see our publications: Diabetes 2014; Oncogene 2016; Scientific Reports 2016; and Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2016.
Preference will be given to recently graduated Masters’ student with background in physiology and biochemistry, or endocrinology. Successful candidates are expected to be experienced in basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. A prior experience working with rodent models is an asset.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Physiology and Pathophysiology/Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Scholarship Award: C$18,000-21,000 per annum
Scholarship can be taken at University of Manitoba, Canada
College Admission Requirement [Course Admission Requirement]: GPA >3.5
Entrance Requirement: No
Test Requirement [SAT, GRE, GMAT]: No
English Language Requirement [TOEFL/IELTS]: Yes
Supporting Material: n/a
How to Apply: Send a copy of CV to: suresh.mishra-at-umanitoba.ca
Application Form: Online application through Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Canada
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.
Scholarship Link: n/a. Scholarship will be provided from NSERC funded research grant for 5 years.
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