The Genetic Epidemiology laboratory at the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center (Columbia University,NY) is seeking postdoctoral research scientists with a background in Bioinformatics or Computer Science. The candidate will be engaged in research focusing on neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease as well as other age-related traits. The faculty members of the genetic epidemiology group are engaged in research focusing on gene mapping, functional genetics, and translational studies. The Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center at Columbia University houses a large number of scientists with expertise in clinical, epidemiological, neuropsychological, and genetics research since its conception in 1977.
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