The MRC Biostatistics Unit offers at least 6 fulltime PhDs funded by the Medical Research Council or NIHR for commencement in April 2019 or October 2019.
Academic and Residence eligibility criteria apply.
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In order to be formally considered all applicants must also complete a University of Cambridge application form- full details can be found here (View Website )
However informal enquiries are welcome to [email protected]
Projects will remain open until the studentships are filled but priority will be given to applications received by the 3rd January 2019
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2. Synonymous but not the same: the causes and consequences of codon bias. Plotkin and Kudla (2011) Nat Rev Genet.
3. Synonymous mutations and ribosome stalling can lead to altered folding pathways and distinct minima. Tsai et al (2008) J Mol Biol.
4. Exposing synonymous mutations. Hunt et al (2014) Trends Genet.
5. A "Silent" Polymorphism in the MDR1 Gene Changes Substrate Specificity. Kimchi-Sarfaty et al (2007) Science.
6. UK Biobank: An Open Access Resource for Identifying the Causes of a Wide Range of Complex Diseases of Middle and Old Age. Sudlow et al (2015) PLoS Medicine.
7. Haplotype and isoform specific expression estimation using multi-mapping RNA-seq reads. Turro et al (2011) Genome Biol.
8. Flexible analysis of RNA-seq data using mixed effects models. Turro, Astle and Tavaré (2014) Bioinformatics.
9. A Bayesian model of NMR spectra for the deconvolution and quantification of metabolites in complex biological mixtures. Astle et al (2012) J Am Stat Assoc.
10. Transcriptional diversity during lineage commitment of human blood progenitors. Chen et al (2014) Science.
11. Platelet function is modified by common sequence variation in megakaryocyte super enhancers. Petersen et al (2017) Nat Commun.