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PhD Scholarship in Peptide Chemistry

Project Title:
Novel Peptides targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Synthetic, Structural and Biological Studies

Dr Viji Sarojini, School of Chemical Sciences and Distinguished Prof Bill Denny, Auckland Cancer Research Society (ACSRC)


Candidates should have, or be about to receive, an Honours degree with 2nd class honours division 1 or better, either MSc or BSc(Hons) in Chemical or Biological Sciences


To Apply submit the following to

  •  Curriculum vitae
  •  Brief covering letter stating your research interests
  •  Contact details of two academic referees

More details about the project are available from this website or by contacting

This project involves close collaboration with the Medicinal Chemistry group at ACSRC who have experience in tuberculosis drug development and the Bioluminescent Superbugs Group at FMHS