The Division of Molecular Genetics within the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work in collaboration with Dr. Yufeng Shen, and Dr. Chung.
Responsibilities will include the following; 1. Work on Projects in human genetics and computational genomics. 2. Analyzing large-scale genome and exome sequence data to identify novel risk genes and genetic architecture of human diseases. 3. Developing new statistical methods to integrate functional genomics data with genetic data to improve the power of genetic analysis.
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