The Karr lab in the Institute for Genomics & Multiscale Biology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine is seeking talented, ambitious individuals to develop cutting-edge dynamical models of human and bacterial cells. Despite the explosion of experimental data, we do not comprehensively understand how phenotype arises from genotype. Our approach is to develop computational models which predict how behavior emerges from the molecular level by integrating diverse data into a single model. Our goal is to use models to make medicine more precise and personalized by predicting disease progression and drug responses. We are also using our models to engineer bacteria. Our research is highly interdisciplinary involving computational modeling, software engineering, data visualization and curation. We have close collaborations with several experimental groups to build and test our models.
The software developer will be responsible for developing a software platform for large-scale dynamical modeling including:
- Databases of experimental training data,
- Declarative languages for models and simulations,
- A parallelized simulation engine,
- A database of simulation data, and
- Web-based data visualization software.
The software developer will work closely with scientists to develop the whole-cell modeling platform in conjunction with new models of humans and bacteria.