SCS Research Associate II, III, or IV - Microbial Genomics Research

  • Colorado State University
  • Colorado, USA
  • Dec 15, 2020
Full time  

Job Description

This position will perform microbial genomics research using computational and statistical analyses to decipher biological meaning from genome sequences and related data, including both DNA and RNA sequences, as well as other microbiome data. The applicant’s specific efforts will include: 1. Contribute to the development of DRAM, the laboratory genome annotation software, and new computation tools and frameworks for microbiome data science 2. Establish pipelines and create software for analyzing next generation DNA and RNA sequencing methods, and benchmark and validate these sequence analysis pipelines and approaches 3. Analysis of internally generated microbiome data using standard pipelines as well as innovative approaches 4. Work alongside microbiologists, computational biologists, environmental scientists in a team project environment, with the end goal of contributing to the discovery of functions and interactions encoded in microbial community genomic data 5. Develop data management and server operations protocols for within and outside the laboratory 6. Contribute data and figures for the public dissemination of the research output via scientific publications and presentations

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