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Developmental Biology, MRes

University of Nottingham, the United Kingdom

University of Nottingham

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About Developmental Biology, MRes - at University of Nottingham

Masters by Research (MRes) programmes allow students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 taught credits. The programmes are flexible in nature and allow students to take some additional accredited taught credits, in consultation with their supervisor. Candidates should have at least a lower second class Honours Degree in a relevant topic.

Within the Developmental Biology research area, a number of model systems are being used to study various aspects of vertebrate development with a major focus on the development of stem cells. Specific projects include: the development of blood stem cells and vasculature in zebrafish; the development of neural stem cells in zebrafish and in mice; the properties of mesenchymal stem cells; primordial germ cells and gene networks that govern the development of vertebrate embryos.

Entry requirements

2.2 (lower second class honours degree or international equivalent) in a relevant subject; IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

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