PhD Student Recruitment

Applications are encouraged from highly motivated students to participate in a joint PhD program in the Zhejiang University – University of Toronto (ZJU–UofT) Joint Institute of Genetics and Genomic Medicine, which was recently established between the two universities. Each student will be jointly supervised by a faculty member from ZJU and a faculty member from UofT, and will conduct approximately half of the research in Toronto and half in Hangzhou.

PhD Projects Currently Available:

  • Biomolecular analysis of lung cancer
  • Neural circuits and brain disorders
  • Molecular genetics of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Pathophysiology of mitochondrial disorders
  • Role of RNA binding proteins in neural stem cells

Interested applicants contact Dr. Chi-chung Hui or Dr. Xin Chen.

Closing Date: April 16, 2018