An Industrial CASE DPhil (PhD) studentship in the Brown Group is available for October 2016, on “Gene and Genome Synthesis in an Epigenetic Context”. The studentship is a collaboration with ATDBio Ltd, in Oxford. Applicants should apply through the Oxford Interdisciplinary Biosciences Doctoral Training Programme. The closing date has been extended to 11th March 2016.
Cancer diagnostics company Novacyt is to acquire Primer Design, a molecular diagnostics company founded by Dr Rob Powell, Dr Jim Wicks and Prof. Tom Brown in 2005, for up to £12.35m (http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSFWN152002).
Tom Brown has been given a lifetime award for external engagement and promoting impact at the University of Oxford (http://www.mpls.ox.ac.uk/news/mpls-impact-awards-2015-16).