The "latent reservoir" for HIV is a collection of rare infected cells that maintain the virus during antiretroviral therapy and thus form a barrier to cure. We are seeking a bioinformatic/computational scientist to join an interdisciplinary team that is developing methods for elucidating the special attributes of these rare cells. Sequencing methods under development include RNA-Seq, ATAC-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and targeted genome sequencing, often paired with advanced flow cytometry or microfluidics to permit high-throughput interrogation of individual cells. Candidates with formal training in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Computer Science, Immunology/Microbiology, or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. Previous experience analyzing NGS data is required.
Please email a CV, the names of three references, and a cover letter briefly describing research experience, interests, and career goals to the contact information below.
Eli Boritz, M.D., Ph.D.
Tenure-Track Investigator and Chief, Virus Persistence and Dynamics Section
Vaccine Research Center
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD 20892
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