BioInformatics Consultant High Throughput Genomics
Design and develop pipelines to automate analysis workflows across various data types and platforms for gene discovery and clinical applications.
Extract, manipulate, transform and analyze various data sets from gene discovery and clinical validation efforts.
Utilize understanding and experience in assessing data quality and data normalization for a variety of genomic platforms.
Evaluate and integrate various bioinformatics tools and resources for annotation and interpretation of diverse types of data.
Evaluate and support LIMS and clinical sample tracking database.
Apply knowledge of classification methods to generate gene signatures for disease classification and prediction.
Participate in development, implementation and testing of various novel methods
Collaborate with various groups on reports, presentations and research publications
Minimum Job Qualifications:
PhD/MS in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Statistics or a related discipline
Minimum 3 years relevant experience required
Strong programming skills in R, Perl shell scripting are essential
Strong skills in the design and implementation of one or more of the relational databases
Working experience in LIMS desired
Knowledge and proficiency in Java or C/C++ desired
Experience in analysis of gene expression, proteomic, genetic or other genomic data sets desired
Strong knowledge of computer systems and technologies
Strong knowledge of databases
Basic understanding of analytical techniques associated with analysis of high throughput microarray and/or Next-Generation sequencing data
Knowledge of Perl, R, C, Python and general programming languages
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