Graduate Student/Postdoc - Assessment of mitochondrial epigenomic profiles in monozygotic twins

Institution/Company:
Western University
Location:
London, ON, Canada
Job Type:
  • Graduate Position (An MSc, PhD or Postdoc position may be arranged depending on qualifications)
Degree Level Required:
Bachelor's
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Graduate Student/Postdoc - Assessment of mitochondrial epigenomic profiles in monozygotic twins

This position is a collaboration between the Singh and Castellani labs at Western University and will be primarily computational/bioinformatic in nature. The successful applicant will analyze genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic datasets from monozygotic twins including in-house samples and cohort data.

Responsibilities:

  • use of R to analyze differences between monozygotic twins in DNA quantity and quality
  • mtDNA-CN and heteroplasmy calling
  • quality control, regression modeling, figure and table creation
  • manuscript development

Qualifications:

  • experience in command line analysis (R, Unix)
  • working knowledge of human genetics/genomics
  • basic understanding of statistical genomics
  • How to Apply

    Please email a CV to christina.castellani@schulich.uwo.ca