The Centre for Bioinformatics, Biomarker Discovery and Information-Based Medicine is committed to shortening the process of obtaining novel discoveries to achieve distinctively better outcomes in clinical practice and translational individualised medicine

Priority Research Centre for
BIOINFORMATICS, BIOMARKER DISCOVERY AND INFORMATION-BASED MEDICINE

PhD and Masters Opportunities

CIBM welcomes applications from prospective PhD and Research Masters students.

To be considered, you will need to have achieved excellent results in your undergraduate studies; have a background in at least one of the following areas: computer science, mathematics, and statistics (molecular or cell biology would also be desirable); and satisfy the University's English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5).

The main thematic area involves discovering the genetic and molecular causes of human neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and other diseases through effective use of novel high-throughput technologies (such as microarrays, genome-wide analysis, proteomics profiles, etc).

Current Supervision Opportunities

PhD Scholarship - the p53 network in breast cancer

PhD Scholarship - the p53 network in breast cancer

Closing date: 13 March 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on determining the clinical significance of the p53 network in breast cancer under the supervision of Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda and Professor Rodney Scott


PhD Scholarship - Genetic factors of inherited colon cancer

PhD Scholarship - Genetic factors of inherited colon cancer

Closing date: 30 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on the identification of genetic modifying factors of inherited colon cancer under the supervision of Dr Bente Talseth-Palmer and Professor Rodney Scott.




Externally funded scholarships

Information about externally funded scholarships can be found on the PhD and Research Masters scholarships page


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