Join Us

We are always interested in recruiting enthusiastic and motivated students and post-docs to our group. Specific projects for Ph.D. students or post-docs are normally advertised here and on FindAPhD.

Prospective Ph.D. students and post-docs bringing their own fellowships, or who want to apply for a fellowship, and are interested in joining the lab, should email Dr da Silva ([email protected]) at any time to discuss available opportunities.

PhD Projects:

EASTBIO Probing the mechanism and dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus m1A22-tRNA methyltransferase

Deadline: 5th December 2022

  • Mechanisms of bacterial enzymes: towards novel antibiotics

Funding mechanisms for post-docs include:

Newton International Fellowships (

Human Frontier Science Program Post-doctoral Fellowships (

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships (

Marie Sklodowszka-Curie Individual Fellowships (