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Cancer genomics and inherited risk

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Monday, 31 December 2018
Academic background
Health Sciences, Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
On-campus or via distance?
On-campus
Qualifications
Honours, PhD
Department
Pathology
Supervisor
Dr Logan Walker

Overview

Genomic technologies offer the promise of transforming clinical care, but they also present challenges for patients and their doctors. Potential PhD projects that address these issues provide an opportunity to:

  • Identify mutations that alter cancer risk and disease phenotype in families
  • Develop new methods for evaluating genetic changes with unknown clinical significance
  • Characterise the function of cancer susceptibility genes

Contact

Dr Logan Walker
Tel   64 3 364 0544
Email   logan.walker@otago.ac.nz