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Molecular genetics of tooth replacement

*Please note, this project is self-funded*

Project details

Supervisor: Professor Paul Sharpe

Duration: Four years

Funding: Self-funded

Application deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Reference number: 2017/DI/09 

Project description

The project involves a collaboration with Todd Streelman (Geogia Tech, USA) who uses genetic analysis to identify gene loci involved in tooth replacement in Lake Malawi cichlid fishes. We take these candidate genes and investigate their expression and roles in tooth replacement in mammals.

To view entry requirements and further course information, see the Dental and Health Sciences Research MPhil/PhD. 

Next steps

How to apply

Please apply online at following these steps:

  1. Register a new account/login
  2. Once logged in, select Create a new application
  3. Enter ‘Dental and Health Sciences Research MPhil/PhD (Full-time/Part-time)' under Choose a programme. Please ensure you select the correct mode of study
  4. Select a start date from the list under Entry requirements on this webpage.

Please note: Applicants must include the project reference number in the 'Research proposal' section of the application.

Contact for further information

Professor Paul Sharpe (

Related division Craniofacial Development and Stem Cell Biology.

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