Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine
Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine

Graduate Research & Training

Postgraduate study opportunities, including PhDs and Masters programmes.

IGMM PhD studentships

In addition to our PhD and Molecular Pathology MMedSci Masters by research programmes, further postgraduate opportunities are available as part of the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, embedded within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

The Institute provides an outstanding training environment, overseen by a well-established IGMM Graduate School, with state of the art facilities and a variety of opportunities for postgraduate research study.

There is a great sense of community within the IGMM, with over a hundred postgraduate students and a thriving postgraduate society (POGs) which runs career talks, social events and an annual scientific retreat.

IGMM Graduate Research & Training

Current Opportunites

Wellcome Trust Four-year PhD Programme in Translational Neuroscience

Closing date is Monday 30 November 2020

Interview date: Monday 25 January 2021

The Translational Neuroscience programme combines scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment and support for trainees.  

Created and delivered by Edinburgh Neuroscience, our vision is to equip a cohort of non-clinical neuroscientists with expertise in rigorous, cross-disciplinary, cutting-edge neuroscience combined with a deep understanding of clinical brain disorders across the lifespan. 

Six IGMM supervisors are involved in the programme, from CGEM: Prof Cathy Abbott, Prof Yanick Crow, Dr Kathy Evans, Dr Riccardo Marioni; and from HGU: Prof David Fitzpatrick and Dr Plesantine Mill. 

For more information and to apply follow the links below

Wellcome Trust Four-year PhD Programme in Translational Neuroscience website

Programme advert on FindaPhD.com

Eastbio PhD Projects

Applications now open for PhD studentships. Closing date 6 January 2021.

Precision Medicine PhD Projects

CGEM projects available for 2021/22.