Computational Grad Student Opportunities

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Job Location: 
Phoenix, AZ
Job Description: 

A number of TGen faculty has projects that entail bioinformatics analysis of cancer genome sequencing data from next generation sequencing technologies. Some of these projects could assist in clinical decision-making. The applicant will be involved in NGS data analysis and interpretation, and clinical genomics knowledge mining and content derivation. Multiple positions/projects are available in cancer and neurological disorder research.


There are two ideal backgrounds for an incoming Grad Student: 1) Student with academic or hands-on experience with biology who would use this opportunity to supplement their current academic training in informatics or programming. 2) Student with academic or hands-on experience in programming and analysis of large data sets who is looking to supplement their academic training in biology or computational biology / bioinformatics.

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About Our Organization: 

TGen is a non‐profit biomedical research institute based in Phoenix, Arizona, focused on research that can help patients with cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and other debilitating conditions. Working with a worldwide network of collaborators in the scientific and medical communities, TGen researchers study the genetic components of both common and complex diseases. Through genomic analysis, we learn how DNA, genes and proteins – the microscopic building block of life – can affect human health. Our 30 lead investigators and nearly 200 support personnel at sites in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Flagstaff, Arizona, are dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life through precision medicine, best defined as the right therapy, for the right patient, at the right time.