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February 8 - March 8
Purpose Perform research in the lab and program of Dr. Song (Stephen) Yi, Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Oncology at the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes.
Essential Functions Use systems and computational biology, bioinformatics, and proteomics approaches to identify genetic and epigenetic biomarkers, and synthetic lethal mechanisms underlying cancer and immunity for personalized medicine. Perform bioinformatics data analyses and integrative mechanistic studies in a collaborative environment. Perform projects utilizing functional data from cell lines, Patient Derived Xenograft (PDX) models and cancer patients. Perform data analysis include genomics, proteomics, network biology, epigenetics and next-generation sequencing. Publish manuscripts, write and edit grants, progress reports. Participate in the design of a project. Lead a research effort in the direction set forth by the PI and the specific project.
Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, systems and computational biology, cancer biology, immunology, or relevant field within the last three years. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture.
Preferred Qualifications Experience with cancer genomics, CRISPR screens and next-generation sequencing analysis.