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Wellcome Sanger Institute Four-Year PhD Studentships

Wellcome Sanger Institute

The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leading genomics institute at the forefront of experimental and computational genome research. Our faculty apply large scale genomic tools to a range of research areas, including the investigation of human genetic variation in health, cancer and other diseases, experimental genetic analysis of gene function and genome variation in cells and model organisms, biological studies of bacterial and parasitic human pathogens, and computational interpretation of genomic data. For a full list of faculty research interests please see http://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups.

Genomics is assuming an increasingly prominent place in biological research. Our PhD programme equips students with a unique blend of experimental and informatics skills, maximising their competitiveness for future opportunities. The research infrastructure and resources available at the Sanger Institute are outstanding, and the PhD programme makes full use of these to deliver scientific excellence, with our students regularly leading high impact publications.

We welcome applications from students who wish to utilise genomics to deliver key insights into human health and disease. Twelve highly competitive fully funded (covering University fees and stipend) four-year studentships will be available from October 2019. We value diversity, and the studentships are open to UK and international students. Students apply to the Institute rather than to specific faculty members, and will have the opportunity to rotate in three different faculty groups before selecting their PhD project.

For further information and details on how to apply please see http://www.sanger.ac.uk/about/study/phd-programmes. Application closing date: 3rd December 2018 (09:00 GMT).

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Cambridge
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: fully funded (covering University fees and stipend)
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 1st October 2018
Closes: 3rd December 2018
 
   
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