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Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Expiry Date: 9 January 2015

Salary Scale: £31,342 - £37,394)

Overview: This is an exciting time for biomedicine in general and the IGMM in particular, with high throughput sequencing, allied to computational biology, set to revolutionise the study of human disease. The post holder will be a staff member of the IGMM Bioinformatics Service, developing analysis protocols for high throughput data to accelerate scientific discovery. They will play a key role in the design, management and analysis of medical genomics projects initiated at IGMM, and support these projects as they progress from inception through data generation to in-depth analysis and publication. They will also contribute analyses and advice in bioinformatics to the diverse programmes of research within the IGMM and produce material for publication and dissemination. Although the post involves collaborative work with other IGMM groups, the post holder will be encouraged to develop their own computational research interests in parallel. The post is for 3 years in the first instance but there is the potential for extension and/or progression.

Vacancy Reference: 032090

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Appointment of Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit

The current Director of the HGU, Professor Nick Hastie FRS, will stand down in early 2016 and the University and the MRC are seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist and visionary leader to succeed Professor Hastie as Director.

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Research Fellow

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Expiry Date: 19 December 2014

Salary Scale: £31,342 - £37,394

Overview: Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr Kevin Myant at the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre within the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Western General Hospital. The Myant lab investigates the mechanisms important for colonic stem cell transformation and tumour progression. The appointee will work on a project to determine the role of dysregulated RNA splicing during colorectal cancer initiation and progression.

Vacancy Reference: 031957

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