EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute share the Wellcome Genome Campus. This proximity fosters close collaborations and contributes to an international and vibrant campus environment. Researchers are supported by easy access to scientific expertise, well-equipped facilities and an active seminar programme.

Available projects:

Project 1. David Adams (WTSI) & Alex Bateman (EMBL-EBI)   – Deep Mutational Scanning of the Dark Proteome

Project 2. Mara Lawniczak (Sanger Institute) Ewan Birney (EMBL-EBI) – Long reads to investigate within species variation across the Tree of Life

Project 3. Mark Blaxter (Sanger Institute), Rob Finn (EMBL-EBI) and Nick Goldman (EMBL-EBI) – Photosymbiosis Genomics

Project 4. John Marioni (EMBL-EBI) Sarah Teichmann (Sanger Institute) – Strategies for integrating spatial data across individuals

Project 5.  Ellen McDonagh (EMBL-EBI), Gosia Trynka (WSI) Emma Davenport (WSI) – Investigation of genetic signatures associated with pharmacological outcomes for immune diseases

Project 6. Evangelia Petsalaki (EMBL-EBI)  Mathew Garnett (Sanger Institute) – A data-driven framework for uncovering the role of understudied kinases in signalling network adaptation

Project 7. Daniel Zerbino (EMBL-EBI), Leopold Parts (Sanger Institute) – A unified view of human coding mutation effect


Apply via online system. Applications should consist of the following:

  • A cover letter specifying the project applying for;
  • CV
  • Two recent letters of reference
————Quick Overview———–
Organization EMBL-EBI, Hinxton
Fellowship Level

Contract Duration:


3 Years

Year 1 Stipend (£2,829.64 net per month)

Country UK
Subject areas Life Sciences, Biology, Oncology
Reference Number EBI01666
Eligibility Open for international students
Deadline 12 September 2020

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