The Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit, a partner in the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at The University of Edinburgh, is at the forefront of research into human genetics.
Its mission is to understand the role of genes and the genome in normal development and physiology and how changes in genome sequence impact on human health and disease. The Unit's programmes of work cover the themes of rare and common disease genetics, gene regulation and genome stability.
Applications are welcome for the 4 year PhD programme at the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine...Read more
The IGMM hosted the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium (ESRIC) Advanced Imaging Symposium 2015 on 13th October, with Professor Wendy Bickmore...Read more
When a protein is shown to have the ability to catalyse a chemical reaction – i.e. to act as an enzyme, the assumption is often made that this is what its biological function is...Read more
Dr David Hunt, a Wellcome Intermediate Clinical Fellow based at the IGMM, has been awarded the Sir Derrick Dunlop Prize by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)...Read more
We are delighted to have been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze status in 2014 and will submit for Silver Status in 2015