The lab provides next-generation sequencing and high-throughput genomics services to researchers in Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, the CNRC, and the Texas Medical Center.
* Plans, directs and conducts research experiments.
* Evaluates and analyzes data.
* Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
* Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
* Defines problems and possible solutions.
* Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
* Master's degree in a basic science or equivalent (a Bachelor's degree in a basic science and two years of directly related experience is considered equivalent to a Master's degree).
* One year of related experience.
* Excellent laboratory technical skills
* A strong background in molecular genetics/biology, experience with genetic techniques (PCR, sequencing, microarrays), and familiarity with sample processing and archiving systems.
* Hands-on, technical experience with next-generation sequencing and/or microarray technologies.
About Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.