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PhD Opportunity in Bioinformatics/ Proteomics/ Epigenetics

We are seeking an outstanding individual, with proven experience in devising computational solutions to data-rich bioscience problems, to help us make a step change in understanding the role that retrotransposable elements play in disease. The project encompasses three areas of cutting edge research: bioinformatics, proteomics and epigenetics. For more details, including how to apply, please visit

All nationalities are eligible to apply for this studentship, which is due to begin in October 2016. The deadline for applications is Sunday 15 May.


Funded PhD studentship available

In collaboration with biomedical colleagues from the Blizard Institute, we have a fully funded Life Sciences Institute (LSI) studentship available, for October 2014 start. The project is in the area of data integration using the Galaxy platform. For more information, check out the link below.

Project details at QMUL web site

Deadline for applications is 31 January 2014.

Update: All LSI studentships for 2014 have now been filled.

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