PhD in BIOINFORMATICS @ SZN, Naples, Italy
Start date: November 2012
Duration: 3 years
Application Deadline: 31 august 2012 Contact Person (Referent): Remo Sanges
Ref. E-Mail: email@example.com
Tel: +39 081 5833428
Group Web Page: http://szn.academia.edu/RemoSanges/About
The Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn in Naples is among the top research institutions in the field of marine and molecular biology. The new established bioinformatics laboratory is seeking for a candidate interested in the evolution of genome architecture and gene regulatory networks. Specifically the focus of the project will be on noncoding RNAs and will imply the analysis of next generation sequencing data http://bit.ly/N2QjNb
We are looking for someone who understands basic biological and evolutionary problems and is able to independently accomplish bioinformatics tasks.
Candidates will be expected to have knowledge of biology, functional genomics and programming in a UNIX/Linux environment. Previous experience with comparative genomics and genomics databases is a desirable asset. The selected student will become familiar with at least a scripting language (Perl), a database system (MySQL) and a statistical programming environment (R) in order to build bioinformatics pipelines. Wet lab work might be required during the PhD. The PhD will be carried out in collaboration with the Open University (UK) and Professor Stefano Gustincich at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) of Trieste.
The "Villa Comunale" right in front of the sea of the Gulf of Naples.
HOW TO APPLY:
All the information about the PhD and the guidelines on how to apply are listed on the webpage http://bit.ly/N2QwQw
The closing date for applications is August 31st 2012.
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