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Our researchers are based all over europe

The PhD students will be based in 7 research groups in Europe. The training network is coordinated by the University of Leeds in the UK, where three students will be based. It is funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early Training Network (ETN) grant. Two students will be based at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, three at the Universitåtsklinikum in Essen, Germany, three at Lunds Universitet in Sweden, two at the Genome Research Limited at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK, and two at the University of Oslo in Norway. Two students will be funded by the Swiss Government but as part of the ETN.

Find out more about our researchers

Project Co-Ordinator

The MELGEN training network is coordinated by the Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, University of Leeds. The Scientific Coordinator is Professor Julia Newton Bishop working with Dr Juliette Randerson Moor.

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  • Lifetime Achievement Award for MELGEN Principal Coordinator at SMR Congress 2017

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