The University of Manchester is one of the world’s top 50 universities with 20 former students and staff who are Nobel laureates. With over 1800 research active staff and over £190m of research funding, the University has an excellent reputation as an international centre for scholarship and research. The University has the largest number of national and international students in the UK, is committed to the seven principles of The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers and has been awarded the EC HR in Excellence Award. The ESRs recruited to the University of Manchester will be supervised by Professor Daniela Delneri who is a member of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH) and is based in world’s leading centre for multidisciplinary biotechnology research, the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB).
Professor Daniela Delneri (female) a graduated cum Laude in Biological Sciences from the University of Trieste, and received a PhD in Biochemistry in 1997 (University of Trieste). She was a NERC Advanced Fellow (2004-2009) and is currently a Professor in the research areas of evolutionary and environmental genomics. In this project she will be responsible for supervising two ESRs, hosting on secondment four ESRs, co-supervising one ESR from the industrial beneficiary and she will also be a member of the supervisory board. Professor Delneri has supervised several PhD students via the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Doctoral Training Programme and via the BBSRC Collaborative and Industrial Placement Scheme (CASE).
Selection of bespoke high-growth rate yeast strains in a selection of environments
Mining and modelling the genome of yeast industrial hybrids