Candidates are expected to hold (or be due to obtain) a minimum upper-second (or equivalent) class undergraduate degree in genetics, bioinformatics or a relevant subject, and will have strong statistical skills. A Masters degree in a related subject and/or relevant research experience is desirable.
This project has a Standard fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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3 Hinks A, Bowes J, Cobb J, et al. Fine-mapping the MHC locus in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) reveals genetic heterogeneity corresponding to distinct adult inflammatory arthritic diseases. Ann Rheum Dis 2017;76:765–72.