Research Scientist( Neurosciences)

Beijing Genomics Institute
Job Location
Shenzhen China
Job Description

1. Based on muti-omics platform, find the pathogenic gene/loci of nervous system related diseases(i.e., Autism, Epilepsy, Schizophrenia), Reveal the disease mechanism; 2. Development of methods which can be used for disease’s early detection, prevention, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment.


1. PhD in neurosciences, genetics or other Neighboring disciplines; 2. Be familiar with the genomics and system biology, Relevant working experience is preferred ; 3. Have a strong interest in muti-omics study, and with a strong desire to explore the pathogenesis of the disease.

About Our Organization

BGI, founded in 1999 with the vision of using genomics to benefit the human race, is now the world’s largest genomics organization. In 2007, BGI’s headquarters was relocated to Shenzhen as the first citizen-managed, non-profit research institution in China. BGI (which includes both private non-profit research institutes and sequencing application commercial units) and its affiliated offshoots, BGI Americas and BGI Europe, have established partnerships and collaborations with leading academic and government research institutions as well as global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, to support a variety of healthcare, agricultural, environmental and related applications. After 14 years of development, BGI has evolved into a very broad scientific and technological organization, giving its academic and business scope global reach. Currently, BGI comprises of 4 regions: BGI China (Mainland), BGI Asia Pacific, BGI Americas (North and South America) and BGI Europe (Europe and Africa). Relying on advanced high-throughput sequencing technology, a highly efficient data analysis capability, uniquely rich biological resources, and a multidisciplinary scientific research system, BGI can provide innovative support for global communities, novel opportunities for researchers, and a regionally tailored application services in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and the environment.

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