|Title||Cardioinformatics Research Internship|
|Company||University of Chicago|
Status: Successful applicants may receive research class credits (if applicable) and/or research mentorship/publication opportunities; open to undergraduate students, graduate students, visiting scholars, etc. Duration: 3-12 months.
Job Description: Work together with a computational genetics PhD and team of scientists to design and implement bioinformatics and computational biology methods and tools to analyze human genomic data and drive discoveries in human health, with a focus on heart health and disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, causing over 17 million deaths per year.
Relevant publications: • Khomtchouk BB, Vand KA, Koehler WC, Tran DT, Middlebrook K, Sudhakaran S, Nelson CS, Gozani O, Assimes TL: “HeartBioPortal: An Internet-of-Omics for Human Cardiovascular Disease Data." Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. 2019, 12(4):e002426. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCGEN.118.002426 • *Khomtchouk BB, *Tran DT, Vand KA, Might M, Gozani O, Assimes TL: “Cardioinformatics: the nexus of bioinformatics and precision cardiology." Briefings in Bioinformatics. 2019, bbz119. (* indicates joint-first author) https://doi.org/10.1093/bib/bbz119 • Gidlöf O, Johnstone AL, Bader K, Khomtchouk BB, O’Reilly JJ, Celik S, Van Booven DJ, Wahlestedt CR, Metzler B, Erlinge D: “Ischemic preconditioning confers epigenetic repression of Mtor and induction of autophagy through G9a-dependent H3K9 di-methylation.” Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016, 5:12, pp. 1--27. http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/5/12/e004076
|Location||Department of Medicine, Section of Computational Biomedicine and Biomedical Data Science, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology|
|Deadline||16 May 2020|