Computational Biologist I - Bioinformatics
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and two (2) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology.
Manage research laboratory computer hardware and software programming and maintenance. Ensure existing systems meet the continuing needs of the lab and/or recommend and test new systems as necessary.
Perform complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies and results as assigned by the Principle Investigator.
Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.
Resolve hardware, software, and network issues in support of the laboratory.
Develop and maintain complex databases to support new and ongoing research projects.
Train laboratory staff in the use of pertinent research systems.
May specialize in bioinformatics, software development, network administration, or hardware/software maintenance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Utilize existing pipelines to process and analyze high-throughput sequencing data, including DNASeq, RNASeq, ChIPSeq
- Manage and organize all bioinformatics sequencing data in the lab including reference data from public database
- Download large public datasets that might need to be manually or semi-manually curated
- Use existing NGS software tools and modifying R scripts
- Generate figures and statistical analyses
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