PhD Scholarships in single cell and spatial -omics

University of Western Australia
December 09, 2022
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Title

PhD Scholarships in single cell and spatial -omics

Description

The Western Australian cancer single cell consortium (https: // forrest- lab.herokuapp.com/home) is a multidisciplinary team of genomic scientists, computational biologists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, cancer biologists and immunologists from all of the major universities, hospitals and medical research institutes across Perth. The consortium is generously funded by the Cancer Research Trust (https: // www. cancerresearchtrust.org.au/) and in this year, with UWA we are now offering three co-funded PhD scholarships.

Applications are being sought from high achieving students for 3x PhD Scholarships of up to $35,000pa for 3.5years to undertake a research project using single cell and/or spatial -omics technologies.

The consortium is broadly using single cell and spatial profiling to better understand the tumour microenvironment, tumour heterogeneity, identify new biomarkers and better predict response to therapy and relapse. Publications to date are listed here: https: // scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=lBfBvywAAAAJ.

Students with degrees in any relevant field (genomics, bioinformatics, data science, computer science, mathematics, molecular cell biology and oncology) are welcome to apply.

Payment type

Fortnightly Stipend

Value

$35000

Value unit

Per annum

Basis of award

Academic Achievement

Eligibility

- Supervisory team must include at least one member of the consortium and at least one UWA supervisor. - Projects must include a substantial single cell or spatial analysis component.

Nationality

Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, International

Study area

Genomics

Commencement date

Applications open

20/10/2022

Applications close

09/12/2022

Tenable At

University of Western Australia

Currently available

Yes

Application status

Open

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