Yasmin Omar

0+4 Student The 0+4 MRC DTP program has allowed me to continue working on a project that I did as part of my MRes. I felt that my PhD project could open new lines of inquiry in the study of the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease. I was also interested in the wider...
Valeria Manuelli

Valeria Manuelli

1+3 Student I graduated from Sapienza University of Rome with a BSc in Biotechnology and a MSc in Medical Biotechnology. There, I worked on a project aimed to acquire more detailed information on human evolution and the MSY phylogeny through the study of the human...
Sian Simpson

Sian Simpson

0+4 Student I studied Biomedical Sciences at King’s College London, graduating in 2012. Indecisive about whether to do a PhD straight after my undergraduate degree,I went on instead to work for an investment management firm in the city of London where I trained for...
Sophie Carruthers

Sophie Carruthers

1+3 Student After completing my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, I spent 2 years working as a research assistant across a number of different research projects. This gave me a breadth of experience that informed my decisions...
Sevda Boyanova

Sevda Boyanova

1+3 Student My undergraduate degree was an Integrated Master’s (MSci) in Neuroscience. I did it at the University of Glasgow, with one year of work experience at Eli Lilly, UK. During my undergraduate degree, I have done summer laboratory internships at the University...

Phillip Brailey

0+4 Student In 2016 I graduated from King’s College London with a BSc in pharmacology. As a part of my degree I undertook an extra mural year at the George Washington University where I researched HERVs and restriction factors in the context of HIV and HTLV.  My PhD...
Patricia Fonseca Pedro

Patricia Fonseca Pedro

0+4 Student I did my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in University of Coimbra, Portugal. During my Master’s, I had a full year of lab experience in an ovarian cancer related project. Later, I joined King’s College London as a research technician on the field of...

Nicholas Merrild

0+4 Student Having spent some time in other labs, via my prior degrees and internships, I knew exactly what type of research I wanted my PhD to be. Offering a 0+4 option, the DTP offered an avenue for me to dive right into a fascinating, flexible, project with great...

Natali Bozhilova

0 + 4 Student I graduated from University College London and chose the MRC DTP at King’s College London because of the excellent and various training opportunities it offers. One of the things I liked most about the DTP was the ability to choose from a wide...

Kristi Sawyer

0+4 Student I graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc in Pharmacology in 2016, having undertaken a year at GlaxoSmithKline as part of my degree. My final research project was undertaken on an ERASMUS grant at The Pasteur Institute, in Paris. I chose to...
Laura Constable

Laura Constable

1+3 Student I graduated from the University of Kent with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences before going on to complete an MSc in Immunology here at King’s College London, where I worked on a research project characterising the immune landscape underlying keloid scarring....

Louise Hesketh

0+4 Student I graduated from King’s in July 2016 with a BSc Biomedical Sciences. Upon graduation, I was awarded the Layton Science Research Award for my work during my final year dissertation research project, which focussed on understanding the biochemical effects on...