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Computational biologist

Organization
Intellia Therapeutics
Job Location
130 Brookline St
Cambridge, MA
Job Description

SUMMARY:
Intellia Therapeutics is seeking a Computational Biologist/bioinformatician to support the
development of CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics. This is an opportunity to contribute to all
aspects of Intellia's bioinformatics platform, from building pipelines for processing next-
generation sequence (NGS) data to analyzing downstream data.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and support NGS pipelines using commonly utilized tools (BWA, Bowtie,
SAMtools, etc).
Apply rigorous statistical methods for testing hypotheses on processed data.
Implement and optimize databases and data storage methods (MySQL).
Work with scientists to develop computational methods and tools to support new assays
and implement data analyses.
Create scientifically rigorous visualizations, communications, and presentations of results.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
Demonstrated ability to write elegant and clean code in R, Python, Perl, or C++.
Experience processing and analyzing biological data, specifically sequencing data.
Familiarity with Linux and shell scripting/bash.
QUALIFICATIONS:
BS/MS in Bioinformatics with at least 2 years of relevant experience or recent Ph.D. in
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics or related field.

How to Apply
About Our Organization

The development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology opens a new frontier in biomedical
research and clinical intervention. Adapted from a natural cellular process, CRISPR/Cas9
permits the editing of any gene in any organism with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility.
Intellia was founded in 2014 by Caribou Biosciences and Atlas Venture, along with a
consortium of leading scientists who have helped define the space. Intellia Therapeutics holds
exclusive access to a broad intellectual property portfolio covering the application of
CRISPR/Cas9 technology for human therapeutic use.

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