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4 Year PhD Programme at the world leading – MRC Human Genetics Unit

MRC Human Genetics Unit, PhD Studentships 2017

Applications are invited to join an innovative and exciting MRC funded 4-year multi-disciplinary PhD programme at the MRC Human Genetics Unit (HGU), University of Edinburgh.

Our Scientific themes

  • Disease mechanisms
  • Biomedical genomics
  • Genome regulation

The MRC Human Genetics Unit PhD programme harnesses strengths in different research disciplines (genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology) tied to our scientific themes. Our program also provides a strong focus on computational biology, based in a new Systems Medicine building, and houses state of the art imaging facilities as part of the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium

The MRC HGU is committed to high quality training, mentorship and research excellence to prepare the next generation of scientists to tackle the most challenging questions underpinning health and disease. This will enable you to think critically, undertake mechanistic research and make new discoveries.

Edinburgh University is consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities and Edinburgh has often been voted as the UK city offering the highest quality of life and is renowned for its affordability and rich cultural life.

At least 6 studentships are available to start in September 2017 with an enhanced stipend of £17,500 p/a. The applications closing date is Friday 20 January 2017.

For instructions on how to apply and further information, please visit here.

4 Year PhD Programme at the world leading – MRC Human Genetics Unit
4 Year PhD Programme at the world leading – MRC Human Genetics Unit

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