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As part of the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Institute, the Hazelett Lab focuses on working to understand how genetic variation contributes to disease etiology. One of the keys to unlocking the mechanisms of initiation and progression is understanding the epigenome -- modifications to the packaging of DNA in chromatin that determine gene regulation -- and how it relates to genetic variation. To learn more, please visit: https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/hazelett.html
Under close supervision, the Research Bioinformatician I (RBI) performs general bioinformatics analysis and software support for projects involving in omics. The RBI manages omic data including loading and querying data from databases and public repositories, transforms and merges multilevel omic data into user-friendly formats, assists in development, testing, and maintenance of modular software pipelines, provides daily bioinformatics data analysis, preliminary interpretation of data, and reports results for publication.
Additional Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide general bioinformatics analysis support for omic projects
Responsible for data analysis and software compilations including next generation sequence alignment, polymorphism identification, expression analysis, and visualization tools and browsers
Summarize data analyses results in the form suitable as the basis for the first draft of written reports, and makes preliminary interpretations of the data
Analyze genome sequencing, assembly, annotation, metagenomic analysis, and genotyping using high-throughput sequencing platforms including 454, Illumina, and Pacific Biosciences
Manage data including loading and querying data from database systems, downloading omic data from public repositories, and transforming data to the necessary formats
Help identify, evaluate, and incorporate relevant algorithms and software pipelines by reviewing pertinent literatures in bioinformatics and computational biology
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