New Studentships

Award of Anatomical Society Studentships

The Anatomical Society is delighted to announce the award of four new research studentships.  These awards are the outcome of the Society’s annual studentship competition open to its members.

Studentships will start in October 2015 and each award funds 3 years of postgraduate training and study towards a PhD.

Studentships provide funding for research focused on specific projects associated with anatomical science.  Details of these funded projects are below:

Lead Supervisor: Dr Mohammad Hajihosseini 
Co-Supervisor: Dr Jelena Gavrilovic
University: School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich
Project Title: ‘Characterisation of neural stem/progenitor cell identity, the dynamics, and the significance of postnatal neurogenesis in the mammalian cerebral cortex’
Student: Ms Hannah Louisa Felstead

(Project Resume)

Lead Supervisor: Assistant Professor Siobhan Loughna
Co-Supervisor: Dr Jeanette Woolard
Department: School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham
Project Title: ‘Mechanisms underlying abnormal epicardium formation in the developing heart’ 
Student: Mr Peridos Chrysostomos

(Project Resume)

Lead Supervisor: Professor Stefan Przyborski
Co-Supervisor: Dr Paul Hunt
Department: School of Biological and Biomedical Science, Durham University
Project: ‘Modeling the Development of Human Tissues’ 
Student: Miss Lucy Anne Smith

(Project Resume)

Lead Supervisor: Dr Tanya Whitfield
Co-Supervisor: N/A
Department: Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield
Project Title: ‘Morphogenesis of the semicircular canal system in the zebrafish embryo’ 
Student: Mr Davide Baldera

(Project Resume)



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