MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit

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Postgraduate study opportunities, including PhD and Masters programmes.

IGMM Students in study pod

The MRC Human Genetics Unit offers a competitive 4 year PhD programme built around a set of core training goals

  • excellent molecular and computational skills
  • quantitative and analytical expertise and
  • interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary or translational experience

We will advertise the next round of recruitment in November 2017 but if you have any questions please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Nick Gilbert,


In addition to our flagship PhD programme we provide additional PhD and Masters opportunities. Look for current adverts on FindAPhD or contact us for further details ( 


The MRC Human Genetics Unit provides an outstanding training environment with state of the art facilities, overseen by a well-established Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine Graduate School. 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. For information about other opportunities across the Institute please visit the IGMM Graduate School Website


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