Maintains technical and administrative support for molecular genetics research in neurodegenerative diseases, including cell culturing, cellular transfection, flow cytometry, mitochondrial bioenergetics, intracerebral transmission of viral vectors, laser capture microdissection for genetic analysis, and preparation of cell and tissue samples.
Employ computational biology and bioinformatics methods using these complex and large biological datasets to generate new or validate existing testable hypotheses concerning disease mechanisms, and genotype-phenotype correlations. Developing new software applications or the customization of existing applications to meet specific scientific project needs.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Bioinformatics or related field.
Two years of experience in Bioinformatics or in genomics research.
Two years experience in each: Molecular genetics research in neurogenerative diseases; Cell Culturing; Cellular Transfection; Flow Cytometry; Mitochondrial Bioenergetics; Intracerebral Transmission of Viral Vectors; Laser Capture Microdissection for Genetic Analysis; Preparation of Cell and Tissue Samples for RNA-seq; smRNA-seq; ChiP-seq; Single Cell Sequencing; ATAC-seq; BLISS and mass-spec analysis.
Education or experience must include bioinformatics analysis of high-throughput biological and genetics data, computational and bioinformatics methods, development/customization of software applications for scientific needs.
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