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Address:MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QH, United Kingdom

Please see here how to find the lab.

Phone: +44 (0) 1223 248011

Fax: +44 (0) 1223 213556




Prospective PhD students

The LMB International PhD Programme attracts every year students from universities all over the world to do cutting-edge research in a prestigious, inspiring, and supportive environment. Between 20-30 new graduate students are selected every year at the LMB. After acceptance, selected students register to the University of Cambridge and become members of one of its 32 colleges.

Prospective PhD students to our group should first contact Madan by email, and subsequently get informed about how to apply.

Videos of interest

Check the video below to see AJ Venkatakrishnan talking about what it’s like to be a PhD student with the MRC:

You can find the talk given by Guilhem Chalancon, a 3rd year PhD student in our group, “Channelling information flows: a young researcher’s approach to knowledge management” below:

Prospective Post-Doc applicants

Doctoral scientists with advanced knowledge in computational biology, and/or experimental biology (genetics, molecular biology and genomics of yeast or biophysical techniques to study disordered proteins) should contact Madan by email. Potential candidates who are interested in joining us should be competitive to apply for external fellowships and sources of funding such as EMBO Long-Term Fellowship, Marie-Curie Fellowship or HFSP Fellowship.

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