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We are delighted to announce a current vacancy for a research assistant to work on the regulation of programmed axon death, a project jointly funded by BBSRC and AstraZeneca. For further details see: and email any specific further questions to We look forward to welcoming a talented and collaborative new team member for this exciting project.

Applications close on 5th October 2020.

Our group is a good fit for people who are self-driven and good team players with a collaborative and communicative approach to research. Experience in molecular biology, cell culture, mouse or human genetics is particularly welcome. 


If you are interested in working with our lab, please contact Professor Coleman with a summary of your experience and interests and how these align with our group. Funding is limited so applications for fellowship schemes are encouraged.


Graduate students join our laboratory via the Departmental recruitment programme. Please contact us first to discuss and apply through the Postgraduate Training site. Deadlines are usually in December with interviews in January.   


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The Coleman Laboratory does world-leading research into mechanisms of axon and synapse loss, looking for ways to alleviate axonal diseases. Our priorities are high quality science, valuing and training people, and disseminating knowledge to scientists and the public.

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