PhD position is available for highly motivated trainee in the led of Computational Biology/ Bioinformatics at “Epigenetics and Gene regulation Laboratory” within Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
BDI Monash University is one of the largest and most successful biomedical research institutes in Australia. e BDI brings together more than 100 teams in a highly interactive environment, with access to truly world-class infrastruc- tures. For details, please look at- https://www.monash.edu/discovery-institute
Our laboratory research interest focuses on how transcription factors (TFs) and epigenetic regulators, along with small RNAs and long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) regulate gene expression programs in ESCs, other types of stem cells and di erentiated cells under normal and pathological conditions, such as, cancers and neurological disorders. We use various experimental approaches including - Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, CRISPRs, CRISPRs screen (using sgRNAs to target all the genes in the genome, epigenetic regulators and regulatory elements), ChIPs, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, m6A-seq, WGS, ATAC-seq, RRBS, Hi-C, proteomics, bioinformatics and computational biol- ogy.
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Requirements for Computational Biology students:
e candidates should have computer science, mathematics, statistics, system biology and bioinformatics related backgrounds. ey should have excellent communication and writing skills, able to work independently and in teams. Experience working with commonly used bioinformatics tools, as well as on di erent types of NGS data- ChIP seq, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq would be plus. Candidates with rst author/ co-author publications are encouraged to apply.
If you are interested, please send a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references via email to me-Dr. Partha Pratim Das. PhD ([email protected]). Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree with rst-class Honours, Master of Science, or MPhil.
Notes: International students encouraged applying for Monash-based scholarships support. PhD students will be fully funded during their study. For international students an English pro ciency test is required. Our laboratory is committed to diversity and equality.
Last date: 31st August, 2017