The Clore Laboratory has staff with expertise in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutrition
  • Molecular Biology

The laboratory has an ethos of an integrated biology approach to the discovery and evaluation of novel control mechanisms in:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Metabolic disease

This integrated approach makes the Clore Laboratory an ideal training and career development centre.

Informal applications and working visits

Current vacancies are listed below but speculative applications for positions, as well as applications from scientists wishing to undertake short-term working visits are always welcome.

Applications including full CV and names of two referees should be sent to:

Professor John Clapham

Dr Mohamed Zaibi

Current Vacancies

PhD opportunity

‘Links between adipose tissue expansion, insulin resistance and neuro-inflammation:  preventive effects of plant-derived molecules’

Entry Requirements

  • It is expected that applicants will hold (or have completed by the start date) a Master’s degree in life Science or Biomedical Science with a passion for research and drug discovery.
  • First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification with a high statistical content
  • Standard English language entry requirements for the University of Buckingham
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If you have any general enquiries about the project please contact:
Dr Mohamed Zaibi: or by phone: +44 (0)1280 820370
Professor John Clapham:

How to apply
Please send a CV, covering letter (outlining your academic interests, prior research experience and reasons for wishing to undertake the project) by email to:

Further information can be found at: PhD opportunity