Education Level: Undergraduate
Hours per Week: 30
Number of Positions Anticipated: 1
The intern will work on the bioinformatic annotation and analysis of mammalian genome sequence and transcriptome data from unconventional (non-model) organisms.
See http://genome.cshlp.org/content/21/11/1905.full or orhttp://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6101/1536.short for an example.
This is a heavily computer-based position that requires initiative, independence and critical thinking.
- Working knowledge of command line interface and scripting language(s) such as perl or python
- Familiarity with basic biological and genetic principles
- Strong background in, and experience with computing
- Interest in evolution, biology and natural variation