Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Internship Opportunity In Fitness/Dietary Products


Background & Summary

A Los Angeles-based start-up company that's in the very early stages of developing fitness/dietary products seeks a Genomics/Bioinformatics Intern.  
Summary: Work with a personalized genomics fitness start-up company to act as liaison between our fitness professionals and our DNA sequencing lab. Further, the position will develop web applications for visualizing the genetic data.

Requirements
Minimum Education: Presently pursuing a Masters of Science or higher in Genomics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a technical field that requires extensive genomic analysis and computational programming.

Minimum Experience: In-depth understanding of genomics, genetic variation, SNP arrays and the ability to work with our fitness professionals to translate the data into easily understandable analysis for our fitness clients.

Other Requirements: Programming skills also required to convert the sequencing data into web-based reports in an automated and high volume basis. Experience with Perl, R, Java, SQL and/or Python.

Start Date: December 2016. 


Next Steps
Interested students can reach out to Douglass Burleson at burleson@usc.edu

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