604 days ago
Institution/Company:

Purdue University

Location:

West Lafayette

, Indiana

 United States

Job Type:

Postdoctoral

Degree Level Required:

PhD

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Description:

Postdoctoral position available

The Baloni lab  at the School of Health Sciences and the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, Purdue University, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research on in silico human brain model using multiomics data, ranging from transcriptome to phenome, with a focus on neurodegenerative diseases. The applicant will also be involved in an interdisciplinary project involving human gut microbiome research. The projects are federally funded, and the lab environment is highly supportive.

To apply, please email your CV, cover letter, two representative publications, contact information for three references to the PI Priyanka Baloni (pbaloni@purdue.edu)

Responsibilities:

The applicant will have the opportunity to develop new computational tools and algorithms for tackling multiomics data, interact with world class scientists, work in a multidisciplinary environment, mentor undergraduate students in the lab, present the work in seminars/conferences, publish the results and develop skillsets for their next career stage.

Qualifications:
  • PhD degree in computational biology/bioinformatics/computer science/biomedical sciences or related discipline
  • Proficient in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, R, Java. Knowledge of MATLAB is preferred.
  • Experience with multiomics analyses is preferred
Additional Information:

Purdue University is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force. Purdue University is an ADVANCE Institution.

Keywords:

Computational biology

metabolic modeling

Alzheimer's disease

neurodegenerative diseases

neurotoxins

gut microbiome

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