Fully funded PhD Student Positions

Western University
Department of Biochemistry


Dr. Pingzhao Hu at The Department of Biochemistry of the Western University (formally starting on September 1, 2022) has two funded PhD student positions in Bioinformatics/Statistical Genetics (www.hu-bioinformaticslab.org).

Position 1 -The candidate will develop and apply computational and statistical methods to integrate multiple complex health data to build prediction models and identify biomarkers.

Position 2 - The candidate will develop deep learning models to identify antibiotic drug candidates.


The successful candidates should have strong background in broadly defined life science/medicine and be familiar with R or python programming, machine learning and statistical modeling or you can learn them quickly. He/She should have a MSc degree.

Start date

January 02, 2023

How to Apply

To apply for the positions, please send a CV, transcripts, related reports/publications written in English, and English test results to Dr. Pingzhao Hu at pingzhao.hu@utoronto.ca.


Dr. Pingzhao Hu