We are a research centre in the School of Biomedical Sciences, one of four Schools in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh is a world leading centre of research, with a post-genomic research infrastructure exceeding £20m. It employs over 7000 people across a wide range of academic and supporting roles and comprises 21 Schools, spread across three Colleges, offering over 350 undergraduate and 160 postgraduate courses to more than 20,000 students each year.
The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine is headed by Professor Sir John Savill and is internationally renowned for research and teaching and benefits from major funding inputs to both buildings and ongoing research.
The Division is founded on the basis of collaboration and cooperation and we have a long history of performing collaborative research projects with centres around the world.
The Division currently has seven group leaders and over 40 staff and students at Little France, with a further 20 staff from partner organisations working on division-led projects.
Our staff have disciplinary backgrounds in genomics, clinical medicine, chemistry, informatics and engineering.
We are located within the Edinburgh BioQuarter, adjacent to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh - a 900 bed, state of the art teaching hospital, and the University's Queens Medical Research Institute.
To find out more about our PhD students and their projects, check out our current student profiles in Postgraduate study.
This article was published on Aug 15, 2011