Develop research questions based on genome-wide distribution of epigenetic elements and the control mechanism of gene expression (20%); Collect data (20%); Analyze data (30%); Write manuscripts for publications (15%); Collaborative research projects (15%)
PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, or related science field; Expertise in DNA/protein sequencing data, NGS data, genomics and epigenetic data analysis; Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others; Excellent oral and written communication skills
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