Position in genome analysis at the NCBI

Michael Galperin galperin at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Sun Aug 8 08:09:05 EST 1999


Biologist, Protein Classification Analyst

Scientific data analyst to participate in a protein family
classification project. The project is based on the database of a
clusters of orthologous genes (COGs) from complete genomes recently
developed at NCBI. For details see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/COG/ or
Tatusov et al. (1997) Science 278: 631-637; Koonin et al. (1998) Curr.
Opin. Struct. Biol. 8: 355-363; Makarova et al. (1999) Genome Res. 9:
608-628.

Responsibilities include review, analysis, and functional and
phylogenetic annotation of protein sequence families, making extensive
use of NCBI's specialized and general sequence analysis software tools.
Excellent opportunity to use state-of-art computer systems and gain
experience using bioinformatics tools developed by a leading
computational biology research group. This is not a laboratory position,
but molecular biology lab experience is needed to understand and
interpret the information in the database  records. The project involves
a strong research component; the successful applicant will  have
opportunities to participate in scientific publications.

This position is with ComputerCraft Corporation, working as a contractor
on location at NCBI. MS or PhD in molecular biology or related field
required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Experience with computers, UNIX operating system, and sequence analysis
software also important.

Please mail, fax or e-mail resume, cover letter, and references to:
ComputerCraft Corporation
Attn: Molecular Biology
6701 Democracy Boulevard
Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20817

fax (301) 530-0634
e-mail: ghill at computercraft-usa.com


© 1999 The Washington Post. Date Posted:  07/25/99






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