Institute of Genetics and Cancer
Institute of Genetics and Cancer research

Formerly the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM). Strategic partnership of the Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit, the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre and the Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine.

Our goals are to carry out excellent genetic, genomic, cellular and clinical science, so that we contribute significantly to the understanding of human development, physiology and disease, and apply this knowledge for the benefit of patients and society.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

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For starting your PhD or MScR at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer please see: Teaching and Research Info 2020.

IGMM renamed the Institute of Genetics and Cancer

From 1 April the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) will go by a new name, the Institute of Genetics and Cancer (IGC). Find out more.

Institute of Genetics and Cancer research

Our multidisciplinary approach, researchers, collaborations and funding.

IGMM ESRIC

State of the art scientific facilities, infrastructure and business support.

IGMM clinical impact

Translating our research to maximise impact on human health.

Institute of genetics and cancer dry laboratory

Current vacancies and the benefits of being part of our community.

Institute of Genetics and Cancer research laboratory

Postgraduate study opportunities, including PhDs and Masters programmes.

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