A postdoctoral position in computational genomics of cancer is available immediately at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory as a joint appointment in Dr. Krasnitz’s research group in the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology and in Dr. Tuveson’s laboratory.
The research effort in question will focus on in-depth genomic and transcriptional study of pancreatic cancer, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes via individualized therapies. The computational component of the project will involve analysis and interpretation of massive sequencing data, to be generated from organoid cultures.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and capable of thinking “out of the box”; will have a strong background in computational genomics, bioinformatics, or computational biology; a serious interest in cancer biology, and a strong record of accomplishment in research; will be able to communicate effectively with members of a multi-disciplinary research team.
Dr. Tuveson’s laboratory conducts cutting-edge research in tumor-derived organoids, leading to wide-ranging applications both in basic cancer biology and in translational medicine. Dr. Krasnitz’s group develops novel computational tools for cancer genomics, with emphasis on tumor heterogeneity.