Postdoctoral Associate- Bioinformatics/Aging Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Job posting number: #7143059 (Ref:15625-en_US)
Posted: May 2, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Dang Laboratory at the Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine investigates the roles of epigenetics and chromatin dynamics in regulating aging, with an emphasis on cellular aging and mammalian adult stem cell aging. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Associate with training in bioinformatics and biostatistics and with an interest in study epigenetic regulation of aging using large-scale sequencing datasets.
- Designs, plans, and conducts research experiments using modern sequencing techniques.
- Evaluates and analyzes data generated from experiments.
- Develops and implements appropriate computation algorithms and customized scripts for data analysis.
- Conducts literature search and summarizes information in an appropriate format.
- Disseminates research findings by presenting in seminars and conferences.
- Composes and edits manuscripts and grant proposals.
- Engages in collaborations based on lab's research interests and expertise.
- Trains and supervises junior lab members.
- Performs customized deep analysis of datasets generated by modern sequencing, such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Hi-C, etc
- Performs analysis of DNA methylation array or sequencing datasets and epigenetic clock analysis.
- Performs analysis of mass-spec-based quantitative proteomics datasets.
- Performs integrated analysis of lab generated sequencing and proteomics data sets with protein interaction networks, genetic interactions.
- MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
- No experience required.
- Ph.D. degree in any biomedical sciences field.
- Formal training (didactic lectures + hands-on training) in bioinformatics and/or biostatistics.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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