NC3Rs-funded PhD studentship

3D bio-printing human pluripotent stem cell-derived skeletal muscle constructs for disease modelling and drug discovery

Applications are invited from highly motivated graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Distinction or Merit) from disciplines related to biomedical engineering, stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Previous research experience would be an advantage. This is an exciting project funded by the NC3Rs and will commence on 1st October 2020. The successful candidate will be jointly supervised by Dr Yung-Yao Lin and Dr John Connelly at the Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Yung-Yao Lin (

Please apply online:

Application Deadline: 29 February 2020; Interviews will be held in early to mid-March.