Congratulations Irene!

Many congratulations to Irene Feliciotti who joins our lab from Italy thanks to a internship supported by Regione Toscana. Irene will spend 6 months with us and will work on the characterization of genes implicated in language disorders.

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.