Human Complex Disease Genomics and Bioinformatics
Project Description

Employing cutting edge genomic and bioinformatics technologies, the project aims to decipher the genetic causes of human complex diseases, including cancers and mental disorders.

Supervisor
XUE Hong
Co-Supervisor
LIANG, Chun
Quota
5
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

The Applicant will participate into the team research and provide assistance to PG students or Post-doc fellows. After proper on-site training, the Applicant will be assigned to carry out bench work with experimental techniques, such as PCR and sequencing.

For Applicants with strong interest in bioinformatics, he or she will receive such training and have the opportunities to carry out in silico experiments using bioinformatics tools to analyze genomics data.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Through participating in the project, the Applicant will gain first-hand experience with and direct insight into the fast growing field of human complex disease genomics and bioinformatics.

Complexity of the project
Moderate