Institution/Company:

The University of Western Ontario

Location:

London

, Ontario

 Canada

Job Type:

MScPhD

Degree Level Required:

Bachelor's, Masters

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Description:

We have several graduate positions (PhD or MSc) available for individuals interested in single-cell molecular technologies, bioinformatics and data science. Possible research topics include:

– Identifying signatures to predict treatment response in breast cancer

– Single-cell genomics of immune responses to cancer

– Microbial single-cell transcriptomics

New students can join the lab via the Anatomy and Cell Biology or Biochemistry graduate programs and will have the opportunity to join Western’s Collaborative Specialization in Machine Learning in Health and Biomedical Sciences.

Responsibilities:

You will experience a rich multidisciplinary environment that spans from basic science towards human health, from biology to the quantitative sciences.

We maintain both a wet (sample processing, development of single-cell profiling platforms, experimental validations) and dry lab (high-throughput data analyses).

Trainees are given hands-on experience with very modern areas of quantitative life science research including single-cell genomics, computational biology, and deep learning.

More information about the lab can be found here: https://lab-dumeaux.science/

 

Qualifications:

Some familiarity with R or Python programming is required

If your first language is NOT English you must include official proof of proficiency in English, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) and obtain a score of at least 92 with no individual score below 20.

Additional Information:

Prospective students should send their C.V. along with 2-3 references to vdumeaux@uwo.ca.

Please ensure that you describe your previous training, research experience or other items you deem relevant to the position.

Keywords:

bioinformatics

single-cell technologies

genomics

deep-learning

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