Joint Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. Student Recruitment

Applications are encouraged from highly motivated students to participate in a joint Ph.D. program in the Zhejiang University – University of Toronto (ZJU–UofT) Joint Institute of Genetics and Genomic Medicine, which was established between the two universities. Each student will be jointly supervised by a faculty member from ZJU and a faculty member from UofT and will conduct approximately half of the research in Toronto and half in Hangzhou.

Ph.D. Projects Currently Available:

  • Biomolecular analysis of lung cancer

  • Neural circuits and brain disorders

  • Molecular genetics of neurodegenerative diseases

  • Pathophysiology of mitochondrial disorders

  • Role of RNA binding proteins in neural stem cells

Interested applicants contact: Dr. Chi-Chung Hui or Dr. Xin Chen