Join us: apply to this PhD project!!!

We have a fully funded (UK/EU rate) PhD project in statistical genetics. The project will study the role of brain asymmetries in language-related disorders by analysing large and complex datasets characterised with a large cognitive and behavioural data and for which genome-wide genetic data are available. To apply send a cover letter and CV to Silvia ( You can find the full advert here.

Dr Rebeca Diaz!!!

Many congratulations Rebeca for succesfully defending your PhD thesis! And many thanks to the examinars Dr Gareth Miles (internal) and Prof Richard Wade-Martins (University of Oxford); and special mention to Angela who made it possible to celebrate with proper Italian baking.


PhD scholarship!!!

We are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD project aimed at dissecting the genetics of human handedness. For informal inquiries please contact Silvia ( and for more information see the full advert.

Firbush Scientific Retreat

Last week Angela Martinelli, currently a research assistant in our group about to start her PhD with us took part to the Firbush Scientific Retreat organised every year by the BSRC. This is an excellent way to speak about science in a relaxed environment, surrounded by the beautiful Scottish landscape. Continue reading