Associate Variant Specialist

Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Job Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84101,
Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Associate Variant Specialist to join our Variant Specialist team. The successful individual will work in a multi-disciplinary environment and assist in the classification of genetic variants (mutations) related to hereditary cancer syndromes.

  • Work with other members of the variant team, Lab Directors, and Medical Services in the daily classification of patient genetic variants.
  • Construct and appraise family pedigrees for use in variant classification.
  • Help accurately maintain and enter genetic and family information in to Myriad’s database.
  • Communicate directly with providers and physicians to follow up on patient results and resolve specific queries.
  • Make recommendations to improve processes and contribute towards the evolution of Myriad’s classification program.
  • B.S. in the biological sciences, preferably Biology, Genetics/Molecular Biology or Biochemistry.
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate with individuals in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously on projects and solve problems as they arise.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Proficient with Windows, Word and Excel.
  • Experience in bioinformatics and/or programming is a plus, but not a requirement.

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