[Arabidopsis] MS. assistantship in Bioinformatics

hairong wei via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by whairong from gmail.com)
Tue Oct 20 18:41:44 EST 2009


A graduate research assistantship at the MS level is available in the
laboratory of Dr. Hairong Wei (http://forest.mtu.edu/faculty/wei/) at School
of Forest Resources & Environmental Science, Michigan Technological
University (MTU) to develop novel computational approaches for inferring
gene function with microarray data from poplar.  In addition, the candidate
will develop web applications (tools) using JSP, or PHP, and MySQL.

Applicants should have interest in developing a career in
bioinformatics/systems biology.  Those who have skills and experience in at
least one of the following two areas are encouraged to apply: Computer
programming (web application), gene expression data analysis.  Strong
ability in data manipulation using programming languages like R/SAS, perl,
java, and C is anticipated.  The candidate should possess the ability to
work independently and the attitude to work cooperatively in a team
environment.  A background in either machine learning or molecular biology
will be a plus, though not a requirement.

*Expected start date:   January, 2010 *

Interested candidates should send a resume highlighting their experience and
interests, GRE scores (TOEFL is required for international students), and
names and email addresses of three references to Dr. Hairong Wei (
hairong from mtu.edu)


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