Silvia Paracchini Research Group


Welcome to our new lab members

We really excited to welcome three new PhD students in our lab. Priyatam Dutta has been awarded a Global PhD scholarship in collaboration with the University of Bonn. Xueyu Guo  has been awarded a Tenovus scholarship to start a new project in collaboration with Dr...

Fully funded PhD scholarship

We are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD opportunity to dissect the role of rare variants in language-related conditions. More information at the following link and get in touch for more information...

SLDN Public Event

The Specific Learning Difficulties Network (SLDN) hosted their first public event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh focusing on education. The event included a lecture by Prof Brian Butterworth, a panel discussion, an exhibition and a workshop with focus on teachers'...

More PhD opportunities

Check out these new opportunities to join our group. We are inviting applications for a PhD in cardiovascular genomics in collaboration with Sam Pitt's group and a EngD project in cancer genomics using AI approaches hosted by Canon Medical Research...

New PhD opportunity

We are inviting application for a PhD in psychiatric genomics in collaboration with the University of Bonn. The deadline is on 31 March. More details here:...

Congratulations Filippo!

Well done Filippo for a successful PhD viva! Many thanks to the examiners Dr Claudio Toma and Dr Michail Papathomas. We are very proud but sad we could not celebrate in person.

New Consortium Papers

After years of hard work from international and cross-disciplinary research teams, we are happy to see two papers from the GenLang Consortium published in recent weeks. The studies report the GWAS results for reading/literacy measures and for dyslexia. Read more about...

PhD opportunity

A PhD project is available in our lab as part of the Multimorbidity DTP program. This scheme is open to health professionals registered in the UK. Get in touch if interested. More information can be found here...

New preprint

Check out the last work led by Judith on the genetics of vision acuity and exploring the links between sensory and cognitive function

Back on the road

First in-person meeting abroad since the pandemic! Silvia gave a seminar at CBM in Madrid, hosted by Dr Claudio Toma, where she had the opportunity to discuss projects and potential collaborations.