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Bioinformatics Associate II in South San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job #:  968251
Apex Systems is looking for a Bioinformatics Associate II in South San Francisco, CA for one of our major biotech clients. If you are interested in applying for this position, please reach out to recruiter Ashlyn Hardman at
Duties: The candidate will work in close collaboration with scientists in Cancer Immunology, using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics tools and methods. The main focus of this bioinformatics position is the development and implementation of computational pipelines to process and analyze high throughput microbiome data, in the context of pharmaceutical research.

Duties could include:

Evaluation of tools and methods for microbiome analysis
Development of a pipeline to process whole genome metagenomics data
Data management of metagenomics data
Visualization of metagenomics data
Data mining of public and internal microbiomics data  
Skills: Required Familiarity working in a Linux computing environment Proficiency in a scripting language such as Perl or Python Experience managing and curating biological or clinical data Careful, detail-oriented working style Outstanding communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills Experience with the following is desired: Previous experience working with microbiome datasets and evaluating and implementing metagenomics computational tools
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