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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.

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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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  • MELGEN recruitment

    August 2015 A 2 day meeting was held at Leiden University Medical Center on August 4th and 5th 2015. 34 candidates were asked to attend to interview for the 17 training posts available. Some candidates were interviewed remotely because of visa difficulties. Candidates were asked to make a shortRead More
  • MELGEN has begun

    October 2015 The first students have started their research in this training network and shortly they will start their blogs.   Shortly students from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute will start their blog here.Read More
  • First MELGEN training course

    January 18th-28th 2016   Most PhD students within MELGEN will commence their studies in January 2016, although some have started October 2016. The first training course for all students will take place at Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands, from January 18th till the 28th 2016. The courseRead More