The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics is a research institute of the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford, funded by the University, Wellcome and numerous other sponsors. It is based in purpose-built laboratories on the University of Oxford’s Biomedical Research Campus in Headington, one of the largest concentrations of biomedical expertise in the world.
With more than 400 active researchers and around 70 employed in administrative and support roles, the Centre is an international leader in genetics, genomics and structural biology.
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The Wellcome funded four year DPhil Programme in Genomic Medicine and Statistics trains future scientific leaders who will work at the cutting edge of genomics in biomedical research and enable effective delivery into the clinic. The application cycle for entry in 2019 is now open. Applications must be submitted by noon on Friday 11th January 2019
Insights from the crystal structure of the chicken CREB3 bZIP suggest members of the CREB3 subfamily transcription factors may be activated in response to oxidative stress.
Sabaratnam K. et al, (2019), Protein Sci
Insulin inhibits glucagon release by SGLT2-induced stimulation of somatostatin secretion.
Vergari E. et al, (2019), Nat Commun, 10
Trans-ethnic kidney function association study reveals putative causal genes and effects on kidney-specific disease aetiologies.
Morris AP. et al, (2019), Nat Commun, 10
GWAS Identifies Risk Locus for Erectile Dysfunction and Implicates Hypothalamic Neurobiology and Diabetes in Etiology.
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