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Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the SRA 1 or SRA 2 NEX level.
The mission of the UCSD Center for Epigenomics is to develop a quantitative and molecular framework to study the function and regulation of the human genome, with the ultimate goal to understand the molecular basis of cancer and other human diseases. Epigenomics is at the forefront of Precision Medicine. The epigenome plays a central role in regulating the functional output of the genome during development. Changes in the epigenome that result from exposure to stress, pathogenic conditions and during aging can determine the patterns of gene expression and predispose an individual to diseases. Epigenome research promises to significantly improve our understanding of the factors that drive human development and disease. The UCSD Center for Epigenomics works with researchers on the UCSD campus and beyond to foster the application of epigenomic concepts and technologies to clinical, translational, and basic research.
Under supervision of the Center's Associate Director, the Epigenomics Research Associate will be trained to perform experiments to map cells' epigenomes such as ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, CUT&RUN, single-cell ATAC-seq, single-cell RNA-seq, and Paired-Tag. The incumbent assist in producing high-quality data for multiple research efforts across campus and as part of international research consortia. The incumbent will also assist in contributing to technology development by helping to automate these workflows on liquid handling robots to maximize throughput and minimize cost per sample.
The incumbent will assist in experimental design and be responsible for careful record keeping, operating laboratory equipment, troubleshooting, quality control, and periodically summarizing results for supervisors. Additional duties may include contributing to laboratory management, organization of laboratory reagents, and maintenance of laboratory equipment. We seek a candidate who is enthusiastic about learning cutting-edge genomic techniques and working in a dynamic
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