Research Scientist, Cancer Genetics

Organization
Human Longevity, Inc.
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Job Description

The Research Scientist will play a key role in developing the strategy and analytical methods for profiling cancer genomes, and in the interpretation of results. The Research Scientist will be a key member of the translational genomics team that interacts with the science, informatics and clinical teams to comprehensively analyze cancer patient cases, and to create the related products and services for cancer precision medicine.

  • Develop research and clinical reports for the profiling of cancer genomes.
  • Provide domain expertise to bioinformatics for developing needed data resources and reporting capabilities.
  • Support the interpretation of all forms of cancer-related data, including whole genome tumor-normal sequencing, whole transcriptome sequencing, immuno-profiling, whole metabolome, and liquid biopsy.
  • Work closely in a multidisciplinary team environment to rapidly advance research and clinical projects.
  • Preparation of reports and publications, and communication of results to technical and clinical professionals
Requirements

Minimum 

  • PhD in Human Genetics, Medical Genetics, or equivalent.
  • Experience with next-generation sequencing technologies and data analysis
  • Experience working on genetic basis of cancer
  • Strong knowledge of human mutation databases and cancer mutation databases
  • Excellent communication and writing skills required
  • Strong ability to collaborate with teams of clinicians and research scientists, internal and external.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to work in a demanding, high-energy, hands-on, startup environment

 

Preferred

  • Experience with working on clinical cases
  • Experience developing content for genetic tests for disease risk assessment
  • A record of cutting edge translational research as evidenced by publications in top-tier journals 
About Our Organization

Human Longevity Inc. (HLI) is the genomics-based, technology-driven company creating the most comprehensive database of whole genome, phenotype and clinical data.  HLI is developing and applying large scale computing and machine learning to make novel discoveries to revolutionize the practice of medicine.  A privately held company headquartered in San Diego, CA, HLI was founded in 2013 by pioneers in the fields of genomics and stem cell therapy. HLI will be licensing access to its database, and developing new diagnostics and therapeutics as part of their product offerings. For more information please visit, www.humanlongevity.com.

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