Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Human Molecular Genetics at North-West University in South Africa, 2014

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Mitochondria Research Laboratory at the Centre for Human Metabonomics, North-West University is offering postdoctoral research fellowship in human molecular genetics. The candidate should hold a PhD in Biochemistry, Genetics or a related field and have research experience in molecular genetics. Experience with next generation sequence data and the bioinformatics involved as well as a good understanding of genetics/genomics are essential. The application deadline is November 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in human molecular genetics.
Course Level: Fellowship is offered for postdoctoral research program at Mitochondria Research Laboratory, the Centre for Human Metabonomics, North-West University.
Scholarship Provider: Mitochondria Research Laboratory at the Centre for Human Metabonomics, North-West University
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The candidate should hold a PhD in Biochemistry, Genetics or a related field and have research experience in molecular genetics. Experience with next generation sequence data and the bioinformatics involved as well as a good understanding of genetics/genomics are essential.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The applicants of South Africa are eligible for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Mitochondria Research Laboratory at the Centre for Human Metabonomics, North-West University (Potchefstroom) is offering a postdoctoral research fellow position in human molecular genetics in 2014. The group’s research is centred on the involvement of the mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) system in human diseases, with a specific focus on the South African population. This position will involve the identification of pathogenic genetic variants from both mitochondrial and nuclear genomes, using a next generation sequencing approach.

How to Apply: Interested candidates can contact Professor Francois van der Westhuizen (Francois.VanDerWesthuizen-at-nwu.ac.za, and submit a CV.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013.

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