Bioinformatics position

Nancy Federspiel nfeder at genome.stanford.edu
Tue Oct 29 21:48:05 EST 1996


A position is available immediately for an individual to 
lead the bioinformatics efforts of a newly funded project 
initiating genomic sequencing of the model plant Arabidopsis 
thaliana at the Stanford Center for DNA Sequencing and 
Technology.  This project is part of an international 
collaborative effort involving laboratories in the United 
States, Europe, and Japan.  This person will play a major 
role in DNA sequence editing, assembly, finishing, 
annotation, and submission of finished sequences to 
GenBank.  In addition, this person will be responsible for 
the establishment and maintenance of a Web site for 
dissemination of the preliminary sequencing results to the 
research community.  The best candidate will be familiar 
with high-throughput DNA sequencing, have a background in 
Arabidopsis molecular biology/genetics, and have a working 
knowledge of UNIX-based DNA sequence assembly and analysis 
programs, including the Staden package and GCG, as well as 
programming experience in HTML.  Additional programming 
experience in Perl, C, etc. would be a plus.  The position 
title and salary are open and will be determined by the 
qualifications of the best candidate.  A combination of 
experience in molecular biology and computer science is 
desired.
Please FAX resume and references to:
Nancy Federspiel, Ph.D.
Stanford Center for DNA Sequencing and Technology
Palo Alto, CA  94304
FAX  415-812-1975,
or email to:
nfeder at sequence.stanford.edu.



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