University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Human Genetics

Within the group there is an emphasis on the role of repetitive DNA sequences in health and disease, and in chromosome stability. Research includes: the molecular basis of myotonic dystrophy and the identification of genes involved in cardiac development; the role of apoptosis in brain tumour development and therapy; artificial chromosomes and chromosome segregation; human genetic diversity; copy number analysis; molecular genetics of muscle disease; mouse models of muscle disorders; molecular genetic approaches to anthropology and human population genetics.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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