PhD Studentship in Bioinformatics and Modelling, Ghent University
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The Research Group Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics of the Department of Plant Systems Biology at Ghent University is currently looking for a PhD student in Bioinformatics to work on an Interuniversity Attraction Pole (IAP) Research Project entitled BioMaGNet (Bioinformatics and Modelling: from Genomes to Networks).
you have a master in Sciences (Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics), Engineering or Bioengineering
you have a strong interest in mathematical modeling and biology
you have good knowledge of Java and/or C
good communication and writing skills
proficient in English
scientific research towards a PhD degree (4 year period, starting asap) in the framework of an IAP research project
assist/perform scientific research on simulation and modeling of birth-death dynamics of small- and large-scale gene duplications in plants and other organisms
perform theoretical and simulation studies of saturation effects in KS (age) distributions of duplicated genes
regular interaction with an established network of top-level researchers
requirement of attending and presenting your work at international scientific meetings
publish in peer-reviewed international journals
To apply for the job send your CV by email to Prof. Dr. Yves Van de Peer (yves.vandepeer[ at ]psb.ugent.be).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.