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MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship

Posted by , on 23 February 2018

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

Are you interested in applying mathematics, statistics or machine learning to biomedical problems? Apply now for a MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship, to start in October 2018.  The studentship is fully-funded for four years, including a stipend of £18,000 p.a. and all University and College fees paid.

The studentship is open to applicants with a background in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics or Computer Science. To be eligible for a full award, applicants must have no restrictions on how long they can stay in the UK and must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the studentship. Further details about residence requirements may be obtained here.

For further information on how to apply can be found here.

All applications must be received by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday, 23 March 2018.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 16 April 2018.


  1. Mathematical and statistical modelling of the emergence of blood stem cells in embryonic developmentSupervisors: Dr Ed Morrissey, Prof Marella de Bruijn and Prof Thomas Milne
  2. Statistical and computational method development for understanding the effect of genetic variation on differentiation of hematopoietic cells Dr Valentina Iotchkova (Statistical Genetics) & Prof Jim Hughes (Genome Biology)
  3. Sequence-driven machine learning in genomics: towards the higher code of lifeSupervisors: Dr Aleksandr Sahakyan and Prof Doug Higgs
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