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Comparative Genomics Intern

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By BioHack 12 days ago

Monsanto is seeking a highly talented PhD graduate student to join the Global Biotechnology organization in genomics and bioinformatics for a summer internship. This role is in Chesterfield, Missouri, which is one of the largest R&D centers of biotechnology in the world. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and apply genomics and bioinformatics techniques in an industry environment and to develop leads for a Ph.D. or postdoc project.
As a Comparative Genomics Intern, you will be responsible for:
Comparative genomics analysis of crop genomes
Analysis of resequencing long reads data (PacBio, MinIon, 10x Genomics data, etc) in addition to Illumina short reads sequencing data for structural variation detection
Building structural variation maps of crop genomes
Computational work within the AWS cloud environment
The dates for this summer internship are May 14 - August 3 of 2018.
Pursing a graduate degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, computer science or related program
Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (R, Python or Perl)
Familiarity with Linux shell scripting in a cloud environment
Excellent communication skills
Must be returning to continue or complete program of study following the summer internship
Pursuing a Ph.D. in a related field listed above
Programing skill in C/C++, Java, or Scala is plus
Experience in genomics and analyzing sequencing data sets
Domain knowledge in multiple sciences (e.g. bioinformatics, genomics, computer science)
More at https://jobs.monsanto.com/job/st-louis/comparative-genomics-intern/769/5683221

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