Recruitment and Training
The TVP Lab has been very successful at attracting and training very talented PhD students supported by the MRC, Wellcome Trust, and BBSRC, as well as postdoctoral fellows from around the world supported by competitive fellowships (including Marie Curie fellowships, MRC, BHF and other international fellowship schemes from Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Switzerland). Our mentoring commitments include scientific guidance, career advice, networking opportunities to facilitate access to academic positions, and technical and scientific support through the early, crucial years as an independent PI.
We have followed the careers of our trainees closely and it is good news that most remain in science. Eleven have become independent PIs in reputed universities in Europe, Canada and Thailand, and four are working as senior scientists in pharma and biotech companies. Others are still in training in highly competitive labs.