School of Life Sciences

Bioinformatics Lab

The bioinformatics lab provides collaborative bioinformatics support to researchers within Life Sciences as well as pursuing independent research.

PhD Studentship Available September 2023

Using AI and Big Data to identify a set of biologically validated targets in hard-to-treat cancers

There is a 4-year, fully funded, SoCoBio PhD studentship available in my lab to start next year.  The case parther is Cancer Research Horizons and the Kent Partner is Prof Michelle Garrett.

Apply here!


For further details contact

Dr Frances Pearl
Bioinformatics Academic Research Manager

T +44 (0)1273 876631


New drugs to tackle cancer cell weak spots could end 'scattergun' chemotherapy

26 February 2015:  Out latest paper reported in the telegraph

Scientists find weak spots for targeted drugs

24 February 2015:  Our latest paper:  We have identified weak spots in cancer cells that could be targeted and attacked by new precision drugs.

Scholarship student spends the summer in the lab

9 July 2014:  A talented undergraduate is spending the summer in the lab, thanks to a Wellcome Trust grant for a Biomedical Vacation Scholarship.