NIHR GOSH BRC PhD Studentship: Genetics & Genomic Medicine 649 views

University College London offers a 3-year PhD Studentship funded by the National Institute for Health Research Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR GOSH BRC) within the Genetics and Genomic Medicine Programme, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health.

Start Date: October 2019

About the position:

  • The selected candidate will work in a genomic medicine project in Dr. Castellano’s group using population approaches.
  • The aim of the project is to understand the genetic architecture of micronutrient deficiencies.


  • Applicant must be creative and highly motivated individual with prime interest in genomics.
  • Candidates must have studies in Bioinformatics, Computational or Evolutionary Biology, Statistics or related genomic disciplines.
  • The candidate must have strong interest in the others.
  • Previous work in translational bioinformatics (theoretical or analytical) is a plus.
  • The student will use large-scale genomic datasets and databases, next-generation sequencing data. Programming and quantitative skills will be developed.
  • Applicants should have, or expect to receive a first class or upper second class degree.

Benefits: starting stipend of £16,777 per annum (including London weighting) as well as the cost of tuition fees for UK/EU students (applicants from non-EU countries can apply but will have to personally fund the difference between the home/EU rate and the overseas rate), and £5000 contribution towards the running costs of their project.

How to Apply:

Apply online via ICH Studentships website


—————–Quick Overview————-

Organization University College London
Country UK
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Bioinformatics, Computational Or Evolutionary Biology, Statistics
Fellowship amount £16,777 per annum
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 28 Nov 2018

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