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Bioinformatics & Systems Biology - Research

Are you interested in interdis ciplinary research in mathematics, biology and computing? Scholarships in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology funded by IRCSET are available in UCD from September 2010

New high-throughput technologies in biology have opened up exciting opportunities for numerate scientists to work in advanced areas of biological research. Our programme takes students from a variety of backgrounds (statistics, engineering,mathematics, computer science, biology,chemistry, physics) and gives them relevant courses during their PhD, tailored to their needs. There are several projects available in different areas such as systems biology, statistics, signalling and infection. Each project is jointly run by two supervisors, one with a background in modelling or computational analysis and one with an experimental research programme.The student is integrated into the research teams of both research groups. The remaining studentships are based in Dublin.


X245 3 years full time
X246 6 Years Part Time

Further enquiries

Email: Bronagh Carey at

Application date

EU students only. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. Email: Bronagh Carey at

Enrolment and start dates

Start date: To be agreed with School

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